ReadyNation/America's Edge produced a report for Pre-K for PA, entitled "Strengthening Pennsylvania Businesses through Investments in Pre-Kindergarten." The report examines the economic benefits of pre-k investments in eight regions across the commonwealth and concludes that few investments make as much sense for Pennsylvania businesses’ balance sheets as do investments in high-quality early education. Click here to view the report and regional briefs.
Elaine Weiss, Mark Cohen, Alex Piquero and Wesley Jennings
States face a deepening budget crisis, tempting many policy makers to cut funding from many early childhood programs. However, research shows proven investments in young children can curb costly social issues such as child abuse and neglect, long-term criminal activity and high school dropouts. To learn more, view the policy brief.
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