Video | March 10, 2016

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Bob Besal on the Importance of Early Education

The retired military leader shares why he supports getting an early start in education

Preschool can prepare children to start elementary school ready to learn. Early childhood education can also improve student performance, boost graduation rates, deter youth from crime, and even reduce obesity rates by instilling healthy eating and exercise habits that contribute to a lifelong culture of health.

Here, Rear Admiral (Ret.) Bob Besal discusses early education as the bedrock for preparing children to be citizen-ready with many options in life.