To enhance the success of America’s youngest citizens and build the STEM workforce of the future, businesses should support quality early childhood education that includes math and science. Four Facts about STEM success: 1. The math achievement gap starts early, even before kindergarten; 2. High-quality early childhood education includes authentic math and science content; 3. Early math instruction improves cognitive abilities; 4. Early STEM learning helps build perseverance, problem-solving, and patience, integral behavioral traits for the future STEM workforce. Expand your awareness further by reading the entire brief here.