Study: Preschool for poor pays off tenfold

A more than 20-year-long analysis of a Chicago early-childhood program for poor families found that for every single dollar spent on the program, nearly $10 was saved on societal benefits ranging from remediation and criminal justice expenses to increased earnings for participants, according to research to be published later this year. In addition, graduates of such preschool programs are less likely to have mental-health problems or depend on Medicaid or state-funded insurance plans.

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