Early Investments, A Lifetime of Success.
Together, we can make Ohio the best place to be a young child.
Brains are built by early experiences.
of brain growth happens in the first 3 years of life.
1 in 4
Ohio infants & toddlers
under age 3
live in poverty.
Public investments in high-quality prenatal to three interventions
for Ohio children deliver
We're working to lift up all Ohio children.
The trajectory of development during the earliest years positions children for future success and a foundation of lifelong positive education and health outcomes. Not all children, however, have the same early experiences. By age 3, low income learners have half the vocabulary as their high-income peers leading them to be up to two years behind when they enter the kindergarten classroom.
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It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
- Frederick Douglass