Early Childhood Education: Key to Fixing Our Economy

11/24/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Martinique Davis The Watch

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE - "When you look at a house you may not see its foundation. But that's what holds it up. And if the foundation of a house is cracked, you have to fix it - even if it means skimping on other things," BusinessWeek Chief Economist Michael Mandel told the group of businesspeople, political leaders and authorities on finance and education gathered for this week's Third Annual Economic Summit on Early Childhood Investment, co-sponsored by the Telluride Foundation and the Partnership for America's Economic Success.

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