Occupy the Classroom

In a recent New York Times article, Nicholas Kristof points out the value of early childhood education. He cites nobel-prize winning economist James Heckman as saying that the return on investment for education is nearly 7%. He also brings up small scale studies such as the Perry Preschool Program and the Abecedarian project which point out direct outcomes of early childhood education. Read the rest of the article to find out just how important early childhood education is.