1 in 7 children in our community arrive in kindergarten without the basic skills to succeed.
90% of a child’s brain is developed before reaching kindergarten.
Studies show that every $1 invested in early childhood education returns up to $17 to our community.
When at-risk children experience high-quality early learning programs, they have better school, employment and life outcomes.
The seeds of desirable workforce skills – critical thinking, teamwork, effective communication – are planed before the age of 5.
Early experiences carry lifelong effects, not just on cognitive and emotional development, but also on long-term physical health.