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Promoting Social Mobility Across Generations

In an opinion piece published in The Hill, J.B. Pritzker and James Heckman make the case for a comprehensive early childhood approach to maximize the impact on children and their families. They argue that if the goal is to reduce inequality and promote social mobility across generations, the clear solution is childcare subsidies to incentivize high quality early childhood education from birth to age three combined with greater access to high quality preschool at age four.