Paying Later: The High Costs of Failing to Invest in Young Children

As states tackle difficult budget decisions, many children’s programs are facing significant cuts. A new brief from the Partnerships for America’s Economic Success, entitled Paying Later: The High Costs of Failing to Invest in Young Children (January 2011), discusses why such cuts result in much higher short- and long-term costs, due to an increased prevalence of child abuse and neglect, high school dropouts and criminal activity. It is available online at http://www.partnershipforsuccess.org/uploads/20110124_02311PAESCrimeBriefweb3.pdf

Posted in More.... by jIzen at February 2nd, 2011.

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