# The sooner we make early math inequities a priority, the sooner we can eliminate disparities in educational outcomes

- Kindergarten mathematics knowledge is the best predictor of high school academic success

(Watts et al., 2014). - Preschool mathematics knowledge predicts adults' earnings potential

(Geary et al., 2013). - Preschool mathematics knowledge is a better predictor of elementary school academic success than literacy readiness skills

(Duncan et al., 2007).