Achieving a world-class highly-skilled workforce begins with high-quality early learning. Six actions the business community can take is highlighed in Ready, Set, Go: How Business Can Support Early Childhood Education:

Six Actions the Business Community Can Take

  • Support a mixed provider delivery system
  • Encourage alignment between the early learning system and the K-12 system
  • Promote early learning policies as part of the economic development agenda
  • Encourage the inclusion of early childhood data in the statewide longitudinal data system
  • Encourage your state to adopt a Quality Rating Information System
  • Encourage business organizations and networks to adopt a policy position in support of public investments for effective, high quality early education programs