Re: “Early education programs can solve a host of problems” (Viewpoint, 1-13).
Retired Rear Adm. Alan Steinman was correct in emphasizing that quality pre-kindergarten programs are important not only for our children’s futures, but also for our nation’s future security and economic prosperity.
Access to quality early care and education programs is also a critical workforce issue for businesses and families. And we don’t have to wait 18 years for these investments to bear fruit. A new America’s Edge report shows that early learning investments in Washington will increase employee productivity today and help us attract and retain skilled …