The White House’s announcement December 10 of a $1-billion public-private investment in early childhood education programs raises critical questions about which program features will best help the projected 63,000 children affected learn and thrive. AIR’s early childhood experts weigh in here.
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4 Feb 2013
In this video interview, AIR principal researcher Susan Muenchow explains the economic reasons why women return to work so quickly and examines the childhood development, economic, and health impacts of paid family leave. Giving mothers more paid time off, she asserts, could lead to costs savings from reduced employee turnover and re-training costs as well as health savings.