Only 5 percent of students who applied to Stanford this year got in. That figure is less than half of what it was 10 years ago. What gives accepted students their edge?
First Eight Years Are Critical To Children's Success
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Children’s Action Alliance president Dana Naimark is part of Build Arizona, a coalition of business and nonprofit leaders. She says if a child doesn’t possess age-appropriate skills by age eight, chances for a successful life decrease sharply.
"That certainly means for those particular students a far greater chance of school failure and of really struggling with their own incomes and their own careers all throughout their lives," Naimark said.