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Investments in prekindergarten increase young children's access to early learning programs that help prepare them to succeed in school.


Reports & Toolkits | A Strong Start Makes a Difference

September 13, 2013

Early Learning! Lots of people are talking about it and we wanted to hear from the educators and parents who regularly witness the powerful effects of high-quality early learning. We asked individuals across the country to tell us about their experiences and what early learning has meant to the children in their lives.


Reports & Toolkits | Strong Start for Children Advocacy Toolkit

July 31, 2013

This toolkit provides the resources advocates and community leaders need to help keep early learning on the national policy agenda and to make the President's preschool proposal a reality. 


Fact Sheet | High-Quality Prekindergarten Is a Wise Investment

March 8, 2013

Early education helps prepare children to succeed in school and in life. This fact sheet summarizes the beneifts of Prekindergarten.


Fact Sheet | Governors’ 2013 State of the State Addresses: Mentions of Early Care and Education

March 14, 2013

A total of 27 governors (as well as the mayor of the District of Columbia) referenced early care and education in their 2013 state of the state addresses—an increase from 22 governors in 2012 and 17 governors in 2011. These governors recognize that early care and education helps prepare young children for future educational success, provides crucial support for parents, and strengthens our nation’s economy.  


More Resources

Coalition Action Materials | Letter in Support of Early Education Provisions in ESEA Reauthorization

September 23, 2015

Coalition Action Materials | Letter In Support of Increasing Investments in Early Learning for FY 2016

July 14, 2015

Fact Sheet | Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014: Summary

October 29, 2014

Webinars & Presentations | Making QRIS Work in Low-Income Communities

September 30, 2014

Fact Sheet | State Early Care and Education Updates 2014

August 01, 2014