2015 Water Cooler Conference Presentation: Slides View Presentation

On March 23, 2015, Professor Heckman gave the keynote address at the 7th Annual Early Learning Water Cooler Conference in Sacramento. Drawing on new and longitudinal research, Professor Heckman made the case for refocusing public policy on cost-efficient evidence-based investments in young children and families to reap significant social and economic benefits, promote growth and…

4 Big Benefits of Investing in Early Childhood Development View Summary

Preventing the achievement gap, improving health outcomes, boosting earnings and providing a high rate of economic return—this one-page document summarizes the benefits of investing in quality early childhood education for disadvantaged children. This document is often shared with policymakers, advocates and the media to make the case for early childhood education. Improving the economy, strengthening…