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An Israeli home instruction program for parents and preschoolers already in use in 14 countries is now expanding to South Korea and China
Young families in South Korea and China will now be able to access HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents and Preschool Youngsters), an Israeli-developed early learning program already reaching 20,000 families at 440 program sites in countries including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Israel, Liberia, New Zealand, and the United States.
HIPPY-inspired programs also operate in Denmark, Finland, Holland, Sweden and Turkey.
HIPPY partners with parents to prepare kids for success in school, particularly targeting children disadvantaged by poverty, limited education and language deficits
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