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Promoting School and Life Success Through Early Childhood Family Literacy


Early childhood family literacy programs have great potential to positively influence children and families. This article presents the core values and key components of high quality early childhood family literacy programs. The benefits and cost effectiveness of these programs are also discussed.

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Swick, K.J. Promoting School and Life Success Through Early Childhood Family Literacy. Early Childhood Educ J 36, 403–406 (2009).

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  • Early childhood
  • Family literacy
  • Parenting
  • School readiness
  • Family centered approaches