This video from the Partnership for America’s Economic showcases the perspectives of business leaders nationwide who firmly believe that our economic future depends on sound investing in early childhood policies. These leaders are voicing strong opposition to funding cuts for early childhood and praising these investments as pro-business, pro-economic growth. The philosophy from a business standpoint is to build good products the first time around – that’s the education equivalent of investing in early childhood programs that reduce instances of high school dropout rates and produce adaptable, skilled, job-ready workers that help businesses thrive.

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