Top 20 Resources

  1. Make Your Case on Social Media: Sample Content View Page

    Make your case for early childhood development and education using these social media posts and links to relevant resources and research. The posts are divided up by topic to make it easy to find what you need. All posts meet the length requirements for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. You can even mix and match the…

  2. Research Presentation for Birth-to-Three Advocates View Presentation

    Professor Heckman’s research proves that starting earlier has the greatest returns. Birth-to-three advocates can use Heckman’s ROI to advance investments that begin at birth. This presentation includes a break down of Profesor Heckman’s ECE research and the key policy implications.

  3. Research Summary: The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program View Summary

    This two-page summary discusses the key takeaways of Professor Heckman’s latest research, “The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program.” The research shows that high-quality birth-to-five programs for disadvantaged children can deliver a 13% per year return on investment—a rate substantially higher than the 7-10% return previously established for preschool programs serving 3- to…

  4. Early Childhood Education Has a High Rate of Return Watch Video

    A video excerpt of a 2010 speech Professor Heckman gave to business leaders and policymakers in Chicago. He states that quality early childhood education programs for disadvantaged children have high rates of return and warrant public investment. His presentation is followed by testimonials from business leaders and policymakers who talk about the value they see…

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