Call for Nurse Home Visiting Programs
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.
- 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).