Investing in early childhood is essential for better education, says Bowman

Professor Barbara Bowman was quoted in the New York Times about the importance of early childhood education.

[img_caption link=”” align=”right” caption=”Professor Barbara Bowman” alt=”Professor Barbara Bowman”]In the article, she says, “Early education is an essential piece if we are going to have a better education system. We’re inching in that direction.”

The article discusses how studies by economist James Heckman and others confirm that investment in the early education of disadvantaged children has high long-term returns.

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