Why is early education important for everyone, even those with older or no children?
James Heckman, an economist with the University of Chicago, states that for every tax dollar spent on Early Education and Birth to Five initiatives will seen a return of $7.
If you had a mathematical formula (not a stock tip from your coworker) that says you can invest $1 and get $7 back, what would stop you? What is stopping us from making meaningful investments in infants and young children?
The answer is the “political will.”
Oh, and don’t forget to contact your elected officials.