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Suzanne Bouffard

Suzanne Bouffard is a writer, developmental psychologist, and author of The Most Important Year: Pre-Kindergarten and the Future of Our Children. She has written for the New York Times, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, U.S. News and World Report, and other outlets. You can find her articles at or follow her on Twitter @SuzanneBouffard.

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Preschool teacher Kayla Pinto works with a 4-year-old student at the Somerville YMCA in Somerville, Massachusetts. Pinto is working toward a bachelor’s degree, with the support of state programs that aim to increase college access for early childhood educators.

To boost preschool quality, Massachusetts invests in college degrees for teachers

State programs help early childhood educators earn bachelor’s degrees