Funding and Equity


Early Learning is a Better Investment than the Stock Market

February 2nd, 2017

Author: Madeleine Bayard

  Experts equate a $4-$9 return for every dollar spent on high-quality early learning programs for low-income children. But that’s just the beginning. Nobel laureate James Heckman writes more about the benefits of investing in pre-K in his research paper The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program. NPR talked to...