Call for Nurse Home Visiting Programs

  1. http://www.brook.edu/views/papers/200701isaacs.htm
    • high-quality early childhood education programs for three- and four-year-old children ($94 billion over five years);
    • nurse home-visiting programs to promote sound prenatal care and the healthy development of infants and toddlers ($14 billion over five years);
    • school reform with an emphasis on programs in high-poverty elementary schools that improve the acquisition of basic skills for all students ($17 billion over five years); and
    • programs that reduce the incidence of teenage pregnancy ($8 billion over five years).
    http://www.brook.edu/views/papers/200701isaacs.pdf

    a lot of the design work for these reforms has been done with the head start program. these are investments that will yield 12% ror for society.
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