Closing the Opportunity Gap for Young Children
Discusses the factors that cause inequities and limited access to resources for young children, such as poverty, food insecurity, abuse and violence, lack of social and emotional safety, inadequate healthcare and schooling, and more. Discusses policy and practices aimed at reducing opportunity gaps, with a focus on historically disadvantaged populations, including those in rural areas.
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Abuse and violence · Access · Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Mental health · Policy · Poverty · Schools · Social determinants of health
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,