Quality Early Childhood Education Can Change Everything
How can we really expand opportunity for kids in Delaware?
Plain and simple, invest in high-quality early childhood education, said Robert Putnam, author of New York Times bestseller “Our Kids.”
Putnam has investigated decades of data on the factors that influence kids’ lives, in school and throughout their future.
When Putnam visited Delaware this fall for a Delaware Community Foundation event, his presentation made clear that early learning is one of the best – and highest yielding – investments a society can make. Experts equate a $4 to $9 return for every dollar spent on high-quality early learning programs for low-income children.
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