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12/10/14: White House Summit Held Today on Early Education

i Dec 10th

The President hosted a White House Summit today on the importance of early childhood education.   He mentioned Invest In Us,  a challenge to public and private partners, business leaders, philanthropists, advocates, elected officials and you.  The goal is to build a better nation by expanding high-quality early childhood education programs for children from birth through age five.  The organizations at the White House Summit today are making $330M in new commitments.  The President said he is calling on everyone to make this a priority.  

“I’m pleased to announce that my Administration will award $750 million of new investments in our youngest Americans.” —Obama

Click here to learn more by  visiting the Invest In Us website

Click here to learn more about the White House Summit

Click here for the report, “Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study”