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Innovative Financing for Early Education

February 1, 2017View for printing

Early childhood education (ECE) has strong public and legislative support. The challenge is paying for it.

In Boston, Mayor Marty Walsh has called for using tourism dollars to finance an expansion of preschool. Philadelphia is using a beverage tax.

Now a new brief - "Innovative Financing for Early Childhood Education" -- highlights a number of different funding approaches.

Finding up-front financing is crucial, because investments in early education end up paying off. As we've blogged, the return on investment can be as high as $13 for every $1 spent.

by Alyssa Haywoode

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