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Early Childhood Education
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on early childhood education and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
In addition to his May 25 announcement regarding RTTT, Secretary Duncan, along with Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, also announced that the Administration plans to use approximately $500 million of the $700 million made available in the FY2011 appropriations bill for a major competition in support of bold and comprehensive state plans for raising the quality of early learning programs.
2010 was a busy and productive year for ICW. We continued to grow our Business LEADs Network; convened a high-level panel of experts to discuss the midterm election results and their impact on education and workforce policy; published numerous reports on the importance of business supporting a range of issues, from early childhood education to extended learning time opportunities; and brought the documentary film Waiting for “Superman” to business audiences in a nationwide 12-city tour; among many other efforts.
Education Daily featured an article about ICW's report, Ready, Set, Go: How Business Can Support Early Childhood Education.
Join the Coalition for a College and Career Ready America (CCCRA) less than 48 hours after the polls close to see how the midterm elections have changed the political landscape for education policy.
Business has a clear economic stake in the future of our nation’s children and should be an active partner in promoting policies that help young children succeed.
ICW has just released its latest report, “Ready, Set, Go! Why Business Should Support Early Childhood Education,” which focuses on the immense impact that early childhood education has on our national economic security and the vitality of the American dream.
Join ICW for our monthly webinar on early childhood education.
Ready, Set, Go! is a compilation of research on early learning opportunities for children from birth to age five, the impact on a child’s development, and the role of early learning in building a strong academic foundation.