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What sets the world’s best early learning systems apart from the rest

To find out, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored a fact-finding mission, led by the Economic Opportunity Institute and the World Forum Foundation, to England and Finland. Both countries are widely hailed as models in early childhood education. This is what they discovered:

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The companion report showcases the practical findings and transformational nature of this study mission, and outlines specific recommendations for Washington’s early learning system.

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