Long-term effects of early childhood programs on social outcomes and delinquency.

  title={Long-term effects of early childhood programs on social outcomes and delinquency.},
  author={Hirokazu Yoshikawa},
  journal={The Future of children},
  volume={5 3},
The search for ways to prevent juvenile crime in the United States has become a matter of national urgency, as the incidence of serious offenses continues to rise. Most prevention initiatives focus on late childhood or adolescence. Such initiatives may be missing an important additional opportunity to intervene earlier in children's lives. This review of literature from criminology, psychology, and education shows that there exist key early childhood factors which are associated with later… CONTINUE READING

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