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Watch it Live! White House Summit on Early Education

Posted December 9, 2014 in News

On Wednesday, December 10 the White House will host a Summit on Early Education – a convening of prominent business leaders, philanthropists, advocates, elected officials and members of the public committed to the expansion of high-quality early education opportunities for children across the country from birth through school entry.

8:25 AM Opening Remarks by Valerie Jarrett and Cecilia Muñoz
8:40 AM Panel: Public Investment Leadership to Expand Early Education
11:05 AM Panel: Challenging Leaders to Invest in Early Education
12:00 PM The President delivers remarks
1:40 PM Panel: Promoting Quality in Early Education
2:40 PM The Vice President delivers closing remarks

Watch live!

Will NC Receive Preschool Expansion Grant?

During the summit, the President will announce the states and communities that will receive $250 million in Preschool Development and Expansion Grants and $500 million in Early Head Start Child Care Partnership awards to enhance and expand preschool programs and to improve access to high-quality infant and toddler care in high-need communities. North Carolina applied for a Preschool Expansion Grant and is eligible to receive up to $20 million a year for four years.

In addition, the President and the First Five Years Fund will launch a new campaign challenging policymakers and public and private partners to build a better nation through high-quality early childhood education.

  • Watch the Summit live between 8:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. EST.
  • Join the conversation on social media.

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