Your Child’s Future Begins Today

Supporting parents, providers and teachers in providing quality Early Learning opportunities to all California children starting at birth.

Your Child’s Future Begins Today

We advocate for policy changes and investments in high-quality Early Learning programs for children from birth to age 8.

Your Child’s Future Begins Today

We advocate for policy changes and investments in high-quality Early Learning programs for children from birth to age 8.

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News from Early Edge California

Statement on California Governor’s 2019-2020 Budget

Governor Newsom's budget proposal invests in key areas that will help to increase access to quality Early Learning for California's working families.

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“Pre-K For All” Moves To Forefront In New Legislative Package

EECA to co-sponsor one of three bills introduced by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty to increase funding and expand high-quality Early Learning opportunities for California’s children.

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Early Edge California in the News

February 7, 2019 - Early Edge CA Executive Director, Patricia Lozano was quoted in an EdSource article in response to a study by the California Budget and Policy Center about the availability of subsidized programs for eligible children.

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Early Learning Facts

of eligible infants and toddlers in California are enrolled in subsidized childcare programs.
of Children Ages 5 and Under in California are Dual Language Learners
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Takeaways from Pre-K for All Informational Hearing – Learnings from Other States

At a recent legislative hearing in Sacramento, the Education Committee heard from Early Learning leaders and experts about lessons from other states that can be applied to California’s state preschool program. Some of the speakers at the hearing participated in the Early Learning Tour that Early Edge CA organized with Assemblymember Kevin McCarty this past December, and they shared learnings from our visits to high quality preschools in Boston, New Jersey and New York City. 

Fact Sheet/ Early Learning

Governor Newsom’s Early Childhood Investment Proposals 2019

Governor Newsom’s budget proposal invests close to $2.4 billion in early childhood programs including key areas that will improve access to quality Early Learning for California’s working families. The budget also proposes to increase state investment in training for Early Learning teachers, and to expand the availability of full-day Pre-K for all low-income four-year-olds.