Early learning remains as a moderate priority for the Network in 2017, as scarce time and resources mean many organizations are focusing on other policy issues this year. For members focused on early learning policies, expanding access to quality pre-K remains a top issue. Early learning policies could gain traction as advocates take a wait-and-see approach with the new presidential administration.
- 28 percent of respondents said this issue was a high priority or on the to-do list for their organizations.
- Of the organizations prioritizing early learning, most are are working to expand pre-K access.
- Early learning could be an issue that gains momentum in 2017. 42 percent of respondents are watching the issue carefully.
High Priority Issues
Below, you’ll see lists of member organizations who said early learning was a high priority and are working on similar policies. If you’re interested in connecting with any of the organizations listed below, ask Sarah for an e-intro.
6 Organizations said Increasing early learning access is a high priority
- Foundation for Florida’s Future
- Idaho Business for Education
- League of Education Voters
- Mississippi First
- Stand for Children Louisiana
- Stand for Children Massachusetts
Looking for expertise or thought partners on literacy issues?
Below are advocates who offered to be thought partners or resources on this issue.
|Organization||Name and Title||Expertise|
|Stand for Children Massachusetts||Ranjini Govender||Early education|
|Mississippi First||Rachel Canter||Pre-K|
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