Children: The Bay Area's Greatest Investment
Early Edge is pleased 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.
Why birth to 3rd grade?
Early Edge California works to ensure California's children have the early experiences necessary to be successful learners by the end of 3rd grade, setting them on a path to college and career readiness.
Born ready to learn
The first three years of a child’s life are the most rapid, impactful period of brain development for cognitive, social, emotional, linguistic and physical growth. Get the facts on California’s infants and toddlers and find out what you can do.
Starting kindergarten ready
With high-quality programs like preschool and transitional kindergarten, a child gets a launching pad for success in school. Find out why it’s so important for California’s children to be ready for kindergarten and how you can make it happen.
Success in Early Elementary
Progress made in the earliest years must be sustained through the 3rd grade - a pivotal time for a child that can predict future academic and career success. Check out the facts and how we can make the most of these make-or-break early elementary years.
Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Wins Golden Bell Award for Transitional Kindergarten Program
7th Annual Water Cooler Conference | 03.23.2015
The Early Learning Water Cooler Conference improves and expands early care and education for California’s children by bringing together diverse stakeholders to build consensus for policy solutions that support the needs of children birth to five. more
2015 CAEYC Conference & Legislative Day | 03.04.2015
Early Care and Education at the Crossroads – Awareness, Advocacy & Action more
Home Visiting Day of Action | 03.03.2015
Please participate in a national Home Visiting Day of Action tomorrow Tuesday, March 3. Please take a moment to call your Members of Congress and ask them to support MIECHV. Then join thousands of advocates across the country on social media to share the value of home visiting for families and why we must reauthorize MIECHV. more
Show Young Children and Their Families Some Love | 02.11.2015
Before Valentine’s Day, show policymakers that you care about high-quality early education! more
Last night, for the third consecutive State of the Union address, President Barack Obama called for a bold commitment to increasing investments in early education to support our nation’s young low-income children and working families. more
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