Little girl doing a STEM experiment in the park.

Nurturing Adds Up

Children who receive high-quality early education as babies, toddlers and preschoolers do better in science, technology, engineering, and math through high school. Researchers from the University of California say that this link is strongest among children from low-income households. Investing in quality early childhood education could help remedy the underrepresentation of racially and ethnically diverse populations in STEM fields.