Research shows high-quality early childhood education builds the skills children need to begin elementary school ready to learn, and these benefits endure - especially for our most vulnerable students.
Teachers are the most important part of the formula for early childhood education’s positive impact. But our failure to prioritize training and pay for teachers suggests there’s much work to do to ensure their contributions to society are fully recognized.
To better compensate teachers and provide the training they need, we must reimagine the basic framework of the industry itself. Read about how Ascend Indiana and Early Learning Indiana are working together to address this need.