Last fall, the National Academy of Sciences published a groundbreaking report, adding early childhood education to the list of proven policy initiatives included in its prestigious The Science Behind It series of issue briefs.

They asked the question, “Does quality early childhood education lead to more successful lives as adults?”

National Academy of Sciences Councilor Dr. Patricia Kuhl shared Key Takeaways from the report in an interview with the Bezos Family Foundation. Watch our newly released short documentary featuring Dr. Kuhl’s reflections, brought to life with scenes from Starting at Zero.

The Science of Early Learning and Its Implications for Policymakers

In January 2021, The Hunt Institute hosted a webinar on the National Academy of Sciences’ findings, and their implications for policy and practice. Watch the webinar here: