New research from Professor Heckman and colleagues shows that quality early childhood programs that incorporate health and nutrition help prevent chronic disease. Findings reveal substantially better health in the mid-30s with a lower prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, such as stroke and diabetes. Click to read the full research paper or…
Business leaders in Monterey, California, understand that early childhood investments are a critical solution for ensuring their state has a skilled workforce. Professor Heckman explains the importance of the early years—and that skills beget skills.
Highlights of the five outcomes associated with high-quality, birth-to-five early childhood education in infographic form.