The Early Education Effect
It’s one of the biggest moments of our lives: that morning we walk into school for the very first time. As a society, we’re starting to realize how crucial it is to be ready for that milestone. Starting early makes a difference. Studies show that a child who gets a strong education before the age of five is…
More likely to:
Consider the Returns
For every dollar spent on high-quality early education, society stands to gain up to $16 in long-term savings.
That’s because we’ll spend less on special education programs and problems further on. Less on criminal justice. Less on rehab, welfare, and more. And more children will stay in school longer, go on to own their own homes and cars, and have savings accounts.
Ready for Life
Every child deserves the opportunity to reach her full potential. She deserves the encouragement and resources, too. This is what motivates us — in outreach, offerings for teachers, resources for parents, and the dedication of close to 40,000 PNC employees who have volunteered since the program’s inception.