We, at Child’s Path, are operating at the center of Collier’s pre-K crisis, which has been exacerbated by the pandemic. It has largely fallen under the radar, but we have watched several pre-K centers in Collier County close over the past year. Most recently, a long-established center with more than 100 students closed its doors. […]Read More
Can investing in early childhood education beat stock market returns?
Investing in the first five years of a child’s life is much more critical than many people realize—and significant research supports it, according to Aaron Sojourner, a labor economist, researcher, and associate professor at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. In an interview with Child’s Path, Sojourner says that we ask the most […]Read More
National Children’s Summit Takes on Soaring Child Care Costs and Impact of Early Learning
What’s critical as we move forward, experts say, is to reach more children in the earliest stages of life to set them up for success and the best chance for a brighter future.Read More
The Value of Early Learning Takes the National Spotlight
The pandemic has placed child care—and the critical importance of early learning—in the national spotlight. Now more than ever, people are seeing early childhood education as the essential resource that it is. In a recent article on Inc.com, Sara Mauskopf, CEO and co-founder of Winnie, a search platform for child care and preschools, saw a […]Read More