The Economic Impact of the Early Care and Education Industry in Montana
Publication Date: May 2008
Publisher(s): Insight Center for Community Economic Development
This report describes the economic impacts of Montana's early care and education industry -- the diverse array of programs in Montana that offer care and education to children between birth and age eight outside traditional public school (K-12) education -- and provides recommendations to ensure a strong economy for Montanans, for today and tomorrow.
This report also offers recommendations for how Montana can strengthen the industry to meet the current needs of Montana's residents, and how Montanans can work together to build an early care and education industry that will help to create strong, prosperous communities for Montana's families today and tomorrow.