“Texas uses fourth grade reading scores to project the number of prison cells they’re going to need 10 years later.”
Excerpt from Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood: Teaching Children in the Media Age, by Diane E. Levin, 96–98. 2013.
National Association for the Education of Young Children - Promoting excellence in early childhood education
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Economists have figured out that investing in young children has a great return on investment.
A few quoted facts from their Early Child Development fact sheet
There are only 2,000 days between the time a baby is born and when that child shows up for the first day of kindergarten. Experiences during these 2,000 days have a lasting impact on later learning, health & success.