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Council for a Strong America's business and retired military leaders link quality preschool to a better prepared workforce and military

In the midst of debates over higher education and a budget shortfall, Missouri’s Democratic Governor and Republican-controlled legislature came together on one issue: improving the quality of state-funded preschools. Our business and retired military leaders in Missouri led the effort to educate lawmakers, linking quality preschool to a better prepared military and workforce. The legislation will ensure that Missouri’s state-funded preschools provide 4-year-olds with a higher-quality education.


April 3, 2017

Social-Emotional Skills in Early Childhood Support Workforce Success

Why business executives want employees who play well with others. Social-emotional skills learned in a child's earliest years will lead to workforce success later in life.


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    2016 Citizen-Readiness Index Infographic


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