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Opinion: We all benefit from good day care for children

August 1, 2002
Phyllis Campbell and Peter Steinbrueck
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Everyone who cares for and about children is troubled by the lack of importance placed on early care and education and activities outside of school. “As a nation, we’re simply not taking advantage of how much we have learned about early development over the past 40 years,” writes Jack P. Shonkoff, editor of “From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development.”