ESSA Preschool Development Grants Building “Foundation of Success”

ESSA Preschool Development Grants Building “Foundation of Success”

September 4, 2018

In The 74, Sarah Rittling makes the case for the importance of early childhood education, and says that ESSA “more fully incorporates state and local efforts to expand early childhood education and the connections that exist between early learning and the K-12 system” as well as “establishes a new birth-through-5 program, the Preschool Development Grants program, meant to empower states to identify ways to more effectively and efficiently make advances in these areas.” This is important because improving quality and access “is critical to ensuring every child develops the skills needed for success.”

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