The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is a non-profit social services organization. They combine direct service, research and community initiatives to address the needs of vulnerable people in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and the surrounding east-metro area.
Cost Savings of School Readiness Per Additional At-Risk Child in Detroit and Michigan, 2015: This study demonstrates the potential lifetime cost savings of school readiness per child -- $47,000 throughout Michigan and $96,000 in the city of Detroit – through values associated with education, Medicaid, the criminal justice system, and other social costs.
Cost Savings of School Readiness Per Additional At-Risk Child in Detroit and Michigan, 2011: The study showcases the economic value to state government and the public of investing in school readiness for one more child at risk of academic failure in Detroit and in Michigan as a whole; collaborating data on expenditure, poverty, crime and high school graduation.
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