Quality Early Education & Care helps prepare kids for school, and has been shown to have far-reaching effects on reading proficiency, graduation rates, and even future earnings. It also helps gives parents the flexibility they need to find and keep jobs.
MassBudget's new brief, "Cuts to Early Education & Care in the House Budget for FY 2014" analyzes the House proposal for Early Education and finds that:
"Cuts to Early Education & Care in the House Budget for FY 2014" is part of a series of MassBudget briefs analyzing key elements in the budget proposals for FY 2014. It is also one of a number of recent MassBudget reports on Early Education & Care in Massachusetts, including: