Smart Investments, Big Returns
Investing in quality early learning makes economic sense. Use this suite of three concise one-pagers to make your case.
Members of Congress will be in their home districts all August, and now is the time to let them know that early learning matters. Use these talking points as a starting point for conversations about the 2013 budget.
Customize this letter to the editor to tell your community about the importance of investing in early learning. Research proves that investing in early learning yields returns in education, health and the economy. Urge Congress to increase funding for key early learning programs in the 2013 budget.
Use this press statement to tailor to your state and call on Congress to increase funding for quality early learning programs that provide immediate and long-term economic and social returns for individuals and communities.
Customize and submit this op-ed to show that in tough economic times, Congress must make investments in the first five years of life. These investments will achieve the greatest returns in productivity for the nation.
Review this document to find out the number of low-income children in your state, and incorporate in your communications materials.