Early childhood education is an efficient and effective investment for economic and workforce development. The earlier the investment, the greater the return on investment."
Investment in Early Childhood Education
is Critical in Building a Strong Workforce
Source: Pedro Carneiro and James J. Heckman
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Makes Business Case
for High-Quality Early Childhood Education
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's report reinforces the return on investment of high-quality early childhood learning.
Source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Workforce of
Today, Workforce of Tomorrow: The Business Case for High Quality Childcare Foundation
Teachers and Business Leaders Agree High-Quality
Early Childhood Education is a Key to Success
Children who come from high-quality settings start kindergarten ready to learn."
- Kindergarten Teacher
Early childhood lays the foundation for all future development playing an essential role in building our nation's human capital for generations to come."
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The connection is clear. Students who start kindergarten ready to learn have higher math and reading skills."
- Third Grade Teacher
A high-quality early childhood education system has a direct impact not only on today's economy but the economy of tomorrow."
- Todd Sanders, president & CEO, Greater Phoenix Chamber