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Document Number: 7382

The Economic Promise of Investing in High-Quality Preschool: Using Early Education to Improve Economic Growth and the Fiscal Sustainability of States and the Nation - Tremendous financial benefits are what states and the nation will see by investing in early childhood education, according to this study from the Committee for Economic Development. It predicts a return of up to $2.25 for every dollar a state invests in prekindergarten education, and goes on to explain the myriad of other social and financial benefits the nation can expect if it prepares its children for school earlier. (Committee for Economic Development, 2006)...

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