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Guest Host: Jim Asendio
By the time your children are teenagers, it can be hard to remember the days when they were in day care. But those early experiences may still be affecting them, according to a new study exploring the long-term impact of child care. We’ll go inside the results and consider what they mean for parents trying to find high-quality care for their kids.
- Anne-Marie Twohie Director of the Fairfax County Office for Children
- Deborah Lowe Vandell Professor and Chair, Department of Education, University of California Irvine
- Sharon Landesman Ramey Director of the Center on Health and Education, Georgetown University; co-author of the forthcoming book, "Children’s Right to Thrive: The Foundational Years"
- Beatriz "BB" Otero Founder and Executive Director, CentroNia; First Vice Chair, Pre-K for All DC
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