Quality early childhood education provides a solid return on investment.
Every dollar invested in early education produces a 7-10% return through increased personal achievement and social productivity.
Source: James Heckman, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago.
NC Early Education Coalition
2017-18 Early Education Legislative Agenda
The NC Early Education Coalition, with its partners and members, secured a very successful early education agenda in the NC General Assembly 2017 with $68 million in new funding for NC PreK, Child Care Subsidy Rates, and early literacy programs for Smart Start.
Tell your elected officials that North Carolina's children and families deserve affordable high quality early education.
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