AB 47 - The Preschool for All Act
Early Edge California is proud to sponsor AB 47 (McCarty) - the Preschool for All Act of 2015, which will ensure progress in meeting the commitment last year by Governor Brown and the Legislature to provide quality preschool to all low-income 4 year olds.
Children: The Bay Area's Greatest Investment
Early Edge was honored to cohost “Children: The Bay Area’s Greatest Investment,” one of about a half dozen gatherings convened by the White House to discuss President Obama’s call to enroll 6 million low-income kids in pre-k by 2020.
Largest Investment in CA Kids in Over A Decade
The 2014-15 state budget that includes about $273 million for early learning. This is a significant down-payment on the future of our youngest learners from birth to age 5—and the next generation of Californians.
Readers React: LAUSD should protect the well-regarded Student Readiness and Language Development Program
Yesterday Governor Brown released the May Revision to his budget proposal, which includes minimal early education and child care increases—despite the strong research base, public support and $6.7 billion in growth revenue that includes $5.5 billion in Prop 98 education funds. These minor increases come as the Assembly Democrats, Senate leadership, and California State Women’s Legislative Caucus have all made our youngest learners a top budget priority more
Webinar: QRIS and Higher Education | 05.08.2015
Throughout California, QRIS consortias are working to improve the quality of early learning and expand local impact areas. This webinar was intended to provide a venue for higher education faculty to receive and share information. more
This Mother's Day, Mothers Want... | 05.07.2015
This year for Mother's Day, moms need more than flowers - they need affordable, quality preschool! more
Today, the California State Assembly Committee on Education made a great bipartisan show of support for preschool! The committee voted in favor of AB 47 (McCarty) the Preschool for All Act of 2015. more
Take Action: Keep the Promise to Preschoolers | 04.20.2015
Preschoolers need your support! Next week, the Assembly Committee on Education will consider AB 47 (McCarty) - the Preschool for All Act of 2015, which will ensure progress in meeting the commitment made last year by Governor Brown and the Legislature to provide quality preschool to all low-income 4 year olds. Committee members need to hear from you no later than Thursday, April 23 – urge them to support AB 47 and fulfill their promise to preschoolers. more
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