Letter to the Editor: Money Spent on Early Childhood Education Would be Wise Investment
Last November, nearly 400 business leaders came together in Florence to learn about the latest research regarding early childhood development. Those who attended the Pee Dee Regional Business Leaders’ Summit on Early Childhood heard compelling information about the value of investing in the earliest part of a child’s life—and now I and other state legislators have an opportunity to take action to help South Carolina’s children.
Given what science tells us about the rapid brain development that takes place prenatally through age 5, we’d be wise to spend our tax dollars early in a child’s life to get the most bang for our buck.
This information appealed to the group for a very good reason. Everyone who has ever operated a successful business knows that you have to make smart investments up front to achieve results and cost savings down the road.
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