Events

The Why, What, and How of Investing in Young Children: Film Screening and Research and Policy Discussion

Jubilee JumpStart, the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education, and the Economic Policy Institute are presenting a screening event to view and discuss the research behind and policy implications of high-quality birth-to-five programs.  Ready for Kindergarten: The Impact of Early Childhood Education, features early childhood scholar Dr. Samuel Meisels, Jessie Rasmussen, President of the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, Julia Dadds, Executive Director of Educare of Lincoln, and early childhood teachers, parents, and children, who explain why such programs are critical and the benefits they deliver.

Agenda
5:30 pm  Optional tour of Jubilee Jumpstart center
6:00 pm  Screening of film
6:30 pm  Audience discussion

Panelists
Emma Garcia, education economist, Economic Policy Institute
Elaine Weiss, National Coordinator, Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
DeeDee Parker Wright, Executive Director, Jubilee JumpStart

When and Where
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Jubilee JumpStart, 2525 Ontario Road NW, Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20009

RSVP to eweiss@epi.org