Ready, Set, Go! Why Business Should Support Early Childhood Education, the newest publication for the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), demonstrates the exceptional effect early childhood education has on the nation’s economic security and the enduring viability of the American dream.
The report focuses its attention on scientific, evidenced-based research showing that early childhood education is a proven influence on the economic health and well-being of both individuals and society. ICW argues that the investments in and support of policies related to high-quality, evidence-based early learning programs on the part of American businesses is imperative to the success of the American workforce. The report also includes a step-by-step guide that businesses may use to support and invest in early childhood education in their communities.