What is the Office of Early Childhood Development?

The Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) promotes a joint federal approach to improve early childhood education and development. ECD includes the Offices of Child Care and Head Start, and the Interagency Team.

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Why Attendance Matters in Early Education Programs

Attendance Works!Study after study confirms the value of high-quality early childhood experience for developing the cognitive, social and emotional skills that children need to succeed in kindergarten.