As the saying goes, “start them young, and they will have roots.”
That is certainly true for education. A solid foundation can make all the difference as a child moves through grade school and beyond.
Mississippi ranked top in the country for early childhood education, being 1 of only 5 states to meet all 10 quality standards.
Director of early childhood education, Dr. Jill Dent, stopped by the studio to tell us what’s the secret in Mississippi’s early education sauce.