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Early Education Packs a High Return on Investment

Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Elena Trueworthy
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Economist James J. Heckman: Early Education Packs a High Return on Investment

by JAMES J. HECKMAN March 06, 2017

New research from Nobel Laureate economist James J. Heckman finds that comprehensive, birth-to-age-5 early childhood programs can produce higher economic returns than those previously established for preschool programs serving 3- to 4-year-olds.

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