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The Economic Relevance of Early Childhood Development

Author/s: 
Eric A. Hanushek
Published Date: 
2014
Editors: 
Jörg F. Maas, Simone C. Ehmig, Carolin Seelmann
Publication: 
Prepare for Life! Raising Awareness for Early Literacy Education
Details: 
Stiftung Lesen, Mainz, DE
Pages: 
249-253

Considerable evidence has accumulated about the importance of earlier childhood education, particularly for disadvantaged students who have a less complete learning environment in their home. The magnitude of potential gains is sufficient to justify expanded public actions to design and implement early childhood
programs for disadvantaged youth.