Brain Development: ECE programs can help to stimulate brain development and promote cognitive skills, such as language, literacy, and math.
Social and Emotional Development: ECE programs can help children develop social and emotional skills, such as self-control, empathy, and cooperation.
Language Development: ECE programs can help children develop language skills, such as vocabulary, grammar, and communication.
School Readiness: ECE programs can help children prepare for school by teaching them important skills, such as following directions, sitting still, and working with others.
Reduced Risk of Special Education: ECE programs can help to reduce the risk of special education by identifying and addressing developmental delays early on.
Reduced Risk of Crime: ECE programs can help to reduce the risk of crime by promoting positive social and emotional development.
Increased Economic Productivity: ECE programs can help to increase economic productivity by increasing the likelihood that children will graduate from high school and college.
Reduced Lifetime Costs: ECE programs can help to reduce lifetime costs by reducing the need for special education, remedial education, and criminal justice services.