The Importance of
Child Care and Early Learning

Research shows that children who are in quality child care and early learning programs when they are young are better prepared for kindergarten with better reading skills, more math skills and larger vocabularies.


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Grow NJ Kids, New Jersey’s Quality Rating Improvement System, is New Jersey’s program to raise the quality of child care and early learning across the state.

For parents, it provides information on selecting a quality provider to help them make the most of their kids’ early learning opportunities. 

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For child care and early learning programs, it provides resources that help raise their quality and continuously improve their programs.

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