From Bloomberg: Ten Reasons Why Early Childhood Education Pays Off
Get them while they’re young: A baby forms 700 new neural connections per second.
By Peter Coy
Brain science and economics show that intervening to help children when they’re very young is more cost-effective than waiting until they’re in school. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the Bridgespan Group and the Pritzker Children’s Initiative. The report’s lead author, J.B. Pritzker, is an entrepreneur and philanthropist; his sister, Penny, is the U.S. secretary of commerce.