Preschool for All
Tell Gov. Brown that you now turn to him to ensure progress in expanding preschool for all low-income 4 year olds, and investing in affordability and quality in his January budget!
CA Budget Puts Kids First
Governor Brown signed the 2015-16 budget, which includes more than $300 million in increased investments in early learning and child development, as well as important policy developments.
Expanded TK is a flexible and cost-effective local option for school districts to offer school readiness opportunities to more young children. Early Edge California released a new brief to support districts.
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.
Hearing: Biliteracy and Effective Learning Strategies in an Internationalized California | 12.01.2015
Senator Mendoza, chair of the Senate Select Committee on Biliteracy and Dual Immersion Programs in California, is holding a hearing to discuss the background and methodology of these programs. more
Opportunity to Make Early Learning a Top Priority | 11.19.2015
The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) released an economic forecast showing California’s healthiest fiscal outlook in decades – good news for those of us who believe that stronger early learning opportunities should be a top priority. more
Early Edge California hosted a webinar providing an overview of the request for applications (RFA) process for new funding allocated in this year’s state budget for an additional 7,030 full-day and 2,500 part-day California State Preschool Program spaces more
Early Edge California and the California Department of Education (CDE) will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 9 a.m. to provide an overview of the request for applications (RFA) process for new funding for the California State Preschool Program. more
Last week Governor Brown vetoed AB 47 (McCarty) – the Preschool for All Act of 2015, which set a clear marker in statute for a prudent timeline for the state to fulfill its commitment to provide access to quality preschool to all our low-income 4 year olds. more