Trends in the health of young children in California.

  title={Trends in the health of young children in California.},
  author={David Grant and Samantha K. Kurosky},
  journal={Policy brief},
When it comes to school readiness, children's health matters. Healthy children are better prepared to learn, concentrate and develop the skills needed to succeed in school--and throughout life. Although good health supports learning among children of all ages, it is particularly important during early childhood when a crucial period of rapid physical and emotional growth occurs between birth and age five. Therefore, providing children early on with an environment conducive to healthy… CONTINUE READING