Social Media Content: Difference in long-term outcomes for males and females

Males and females benefit differently from high-quality, birth-to-five, comprehensive childcare and early education programs. Professor Heckman’s research explores the differences in life outcomes as they relate to college graduation rates, income, health and more.

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  • High-quality care is a necessity, not a luxury. Investment in early childhood development improves life outcomes for girls and boys. Learn more: #ECE @heckmanequation
  • Low-quality care actually hurts males. Program quality is key. Read now on @heckmanequation
  • Females who received high-quality #ECE increased high school graduation rates by up to 25% and college graduation rates by 13%. Invest in #ECE to improve life outcomes for girls. Read more on @heckmanequation
  • Males who received high-quality #ECE saw lower drug use and improved health and employment as adults. Invest in #ECE to improve life outcomes for boys. Read more on @heckmanequation