Month: February 2014

Governors Across the Country Are Investing in Early Learning -

Several governors made early childhood education a priority last year through substantial increased statewide investments in proven early childhood programs. As we look ahead to 2014, governors from across the country have already expressed their commitment to early learning, as shown through their state of the state addresses and budget announcements. However, the reality is that states can’t do it alone. This is a clear sign that increasing federal investments … Read More

Lights, Camera… Action for Early Learning! -

After another turn in the spotlight in last week’s State of the Union address, early childhood education continues to hold center stage this week. Not one, but two early learning-focused congressional hearings are taking place. You can follow along on Twitter—or even better, tweet yourself!—with the #InvestInKids hashtag. We’ll keep you posted with the highlights on our Twitter account @firstfiveyears. “The Foundation for Success: Discussing … Read More