Quality early childhood education from birth to five helps families raise stronger children and grow a more prosperous America. Grow America stronger by signing the petition to improve early childhood programs across the nation.
Quality family education, home visiting, Early Head Start, childcare, early learning for infants and toddlers, Head Start and public and private preschool programs—all are essential resources to help parents create better education, health and economic outcomes for their children and our country.
We have the chance to invest more and more wisely in our families and children. The President proposed an early childhood initiative to build more efficient, effective programs that prepare children for success in school, career and life. We need Congress to take action now.
Congress Heard You
Thanks to your letters, Congress has taken a critical first step in making sure that all children start kindergarten with the skills to succeed. The Strong Start for America’s Children Act will help states expand access to quality early learning programs to help America’s families while growing our economy.
Support Early Investment
More than 500 state legislators agree that America can’t afford to waitlist our children’s futures. They’re calling on Congress to prioritize investments in early learning. Read their letter to Congress and share this graphic if you agree that early childhood education should be a national priority.See more infographics.
Contact Congress Today
The Strong Start bill will help states provide quality early education programs that have prepare our children for school while growing our economy. Learn more about the bill and urge your members of Congress to co-sponsor it. The action we take today will make sure every child can get the early education they need to succeed in school, career and life.