Challenge

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Quality Early Childhood Education for Low Income or Remote Areas

Accessing a quality preschool education is vital for our young children, not only for their own education but also for their communities. Research has shown that a $1 investment in preschool for our children today will return $9 dollars in the future. Yet, despite this evidence, universal pre-K is not available in many states and there is an acute deficit in low income or in remote areas
3M
People Impacted
$ 381B
Potential Funding
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the problem
Nature and Context

According to the report, A Matter of Equity: Preschool in Americaof the approximately 4 million 4-year olds in the United States, about 60 percent – or nearly 2.5 million - are not enrolled in publicly funded preschool programs, including state preschool programs, Head Start and programs serving children with disabilities. Even fewer are enrolled in the highest-quality programs.

the impact
Economic Impact

There is a documented 900% return on every dollar invested in Early Childhood Education

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