Early Childhood Education

$1 billion plus to early education

U.S. President Obama convened the White House Summit on Early Education last week to reinforce his message about the importance of quality early childhood education.  "Early education is one of the best investments we can make -- not just in a child's future, but in our country," the President said.

NSBA's Actions in Support of Early Childhood Education

Read about NSBA’s actions in support of early childhood education, including Head Start: letters to federal agencies, comments, and grassroots calls to action.

Background on Early Childhood Education

Research has proven that quality preschool programs can raise student achievement. NSBA partners with national education associations to promote early childhood education.

NSBA's Position on Early Childhood Education

NSBA advocates for federal grants to support high-quality preschool education for three- and four-year-olds.

Early Childhood Education

Learn more about high-quality preschool education programs and why NSBA supports federal funding for them.

Written Testimony of the National Coalition for Public Education

Submitted to the House Committee on Education and the WorkforceSubcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education for the Hearing on “Exploring State Success in Expanding Parent and Student Options”.

NSBA's Letter to Secretary Duncan About Early Learning Stakeholder Meeting on Race to the Top in FY12

July 19, 2011 - NSBA expresses appreciation to Secretary Duncan and the Department of Education for their willingness to grant regulatory relief from requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act.

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