Investing in Education

October 10, 2011 in Daily Bulletin

In this article, investment strategies for improving education levels in the U.S. is debated. Some argue that investing in programs at the college level are cost effective and beneficial, while others argue that the greatest results are to be had when investing in the early stages of education. This latter argument is based on the assumption that a solid foundation is most beneficial and skill will then build on itself. The article ultimately sides with this argument, citing many studies that early investments in education benefit both attendance rates and college completion rates. The benefits seem to be felt even outside of educational results, as these early programs also appear to benefit the health and mortality rates of the children involved.

Source: Economix Blog