Developing healthy children from birth

Early Childhood Investment

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Developing healthy children from birth

Early Childhood Investment

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by smartstart

It is much easier and more cost-effective to build a healthy, productive child from birth than it is to remediate a troubled child. Children may be in our hands today, but our future is in theirs tomorrow. Know the facts when it comes to investing in early childhood!

Resources

Economic Impact of the Early Care & Education Industry on the State of Alabama

Child Care Keeps Alabama Working

Invest in Early Childhood Development: Reduce Deficits, Strengthen the Economy

The Jamaican Study

Business Case for Early Childhood Investments

Why Business Should Support Early Childhood Education

Expand Access to High-Quality Early Learning

Long Term Economic Benefits of Investing in Early-Childhood Programs

School or the Streets Crime and Alabama's Dropout Crisis

InBrief: The Impact of Early Adversity on Children's Development

Why Business Should Support Early Childhood Education

Investments in Early Childhood Education Help Meet the Nation's K-12 Goals

The Science of Early Childhood Development: Closing the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do

Investing in America's Children: The Business Case
Meeting the Workforce Needs of the Future
Starting Smart & Finishing Strong
The Cost of Child Abuse vs. Child Abuse Prevention: Alabama’s Experience

The Cost of Disinvestment: Why States Can’t Afford to Cut Smart Early Childhood Programs

Principals of Successful Early Childhood Legislation

Results: What Happened When Children Receive Quality Early Learning

What We Know About Early Education

Preventing Crime with Pre-Kindergarten-A Critical Investment in Alabama's Safety

School or the Streets Crime and Alabama's Dropout Crisis

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February 2016: Early Childhood Investment

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