Early Childhood Development (ECD)

The Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) acts as a catalyst to create a collective impact and support the early learning and care of our nation’s children and their families.


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.

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May 18th marks 56 years since the launch of Project Head Start

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