The Benefits

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

Why High-Quality Early Childhood Education?

Source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce 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