FACTS, FIGURES & WORKFORCE/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


» WHY EARLY LEARNING MATTERS

The past decade has seen a substantial increase in public investment in early learning programs by federal, state, and local governments, particularly for economically disadvantaged children. Find out more

» EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAMS & TUITION STIPENDS

  • Early Childhood Education Degree Programs: Learn more
  • Early Childhood Education College Tuition Stipends Available from US Preschool Development Grant: More Information

» EARLY LEARNING ACADEMY/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

» DATA AND STATISTICS




*The goal: every child reading at grade level by third grade

*Focuses on the early-education part of student progress through college

 
 

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Research from across the nation, that clearly shows how prekindergarten results in better kindergarten readiness. But the benefits of prekindergarten go beyond school years and into adult lives. Investing early in a child’s education by sending them to prekindergarten yields a long list of benefits that go beyond test scores, and into the very fabric of their and our futures.