What is Early Matters?
Early Matters is a broad-based coalition of business, civic, education, philanthropic and nonprofit organizations and volunteers, working together to raise awareness about the importance of high quality early education and to make a strong case for increased investment in this critical, high return on investment area.
We envision a greater Houston region where young children are a part of supportive and nurturing families and are able to participate in high quality early education, knowing that intentional early investments significantly improve kindergarten readiness, 3rd grade reading mastery, high school graduation rates, post high school education/credentialing and workforce readiness.
Early Matters Fact Sheet
Early Matters Report
Early Matters Executive Summary
Early Matters Committee Members
Press Release: Early Matters Coalition Announces Ten-Year Vision
Early Education Facts