Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education

In the face of an increasingly competitive global economy building a highly skilled workforce is more important than ever. American business depends on a strong workforce, now and in the future, to complete and succeed globally. Yet America is facing a challenge that threatens the productivity and strength of the workforce of today—as well as the workforce of tomorrow. America is facing a growing skills gap. And while this challenge manifests in the workforce, it has roots in the classroom. In response to this challenge, there is a need to rethink the entire education pipeline—starting at birth.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Report Outlines Role of Childcare in Education Pipeline, Workforce Development

June 21, 2017

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released a new report today that explores high-quality childcare as an approach to building a strong and better-trained American workforce today and for the future.