Montana Could Net $240 Million ROI from Federal Pre-K Proposal
February 23, 2022
A new Fight Crime: Invest in Kids research report makes a compelling case that recent Congressional preschool investment proposals could provide a strong, long-term, net return on investment (ROI). Montana, for example, could reap an ROI of $240 million if federal early childhood education measures become law.
The report, Preschool Key to Boosting School Success and Enhancing Public Safety, noted that the proposal would allow 16,000 more children to attend preschool in Montana alone. Each one of those children represents a lifetime return on investment of slightly over $15,000, leading to...