Study Underlines the Economic Importance of Early Childhood Education

Marketplace | Sabri Ben-Achour, Chris Farrell, & Erika Soderstrom

“If you want to build a more equitable society, then investing more, a lot more, into early childhood education targeted at vulnerable lower-income children is the way to go.”

Chris Farrell, the Marketplace senior economics contributor, claims that a more equitable society comes from investing more in early childhood education. Research has shown that early childhood education investments have improved academic achievement, social skills and can result in higher income and better employment opportunities when people become adults.

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