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Early Education News — Weekly Roundup -

Early Education Clips for Week of October 27-31 Here’s a sampling of early childhood education in the news this week: TOP STORY White House to Host Early Childhood Education Summit on December 10th. The White House announced that President Obama will host an early education summit on Wednesday, December 10th for advocates, researchers, philanthropists, educators, elected officials, businesses and community leaders. At the summit, the President will announce the winners … Read More

Early Education News — Weekly Roundup -

Early Education Clips for Week of October 20 – 24 Here’s a sampling of early childhood education in the news this week: TOP STORY New State Polling Shows Strong Bipartisan Support for Early Childhood Education Results from new state polls this week show solid support by majorities of voters for increased investments in high-quality early learning. Polls were conducted in the key battleground states of Ohio, Florida and Colorado … Read More

Voters in Battleground States Say Early Education Matters -

For two years in a row, national polling from the First Five Years Fund has shown that increasing investments in early childhood education is a top priority for voters across the political spectrum. Now, with the release of new state polling yesterday, we see that support solidified and expanded among voters in the key swing states of Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Colorado and Florida. It’s striking how five polls … Read More

New Ohio Poll Finds Major Support For Early Childhood Education -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2014 Contact: Janae Hinson 202-667-0901 janae.hinson@widmeyer.com COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new poll conducted by the bipartisan team of Public Opinion Strategies and Hart Research for the First Five Years Fund finds that Ohio voters view early childhood education as a priority issue for the state and nation. More than three in four Ohio voters (76 percent) say that investments in early childhood … Read More

New Florida Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for Expanding Access to High-Quality Early Childhood Education -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2014 Contact: Rachel Zaentz 202-525-9864 Rachel.zaentz@widmeyer.com Tallahassee, FL – A new poll conducted by the bipartisan team of Public Opinion Strategies and Hart Research for the First Five Years Fund finds that Florida voters view early childhood education as a priority issue in the state and across the nation. Majorities of Democrats, Republicans and Independents support continued investments in early … Read More