April showers bring May flowers, and this year, they also herald the much-anticipated release of President Obama’s 2014 budget proposal. With the date set for Wednesday, April 10, reports about what we can expect to see for early learning are beginning to trickle out of Washington like so many drops of spring rain.
While the sequestration horizon looks gloomy, a ray of sunshine: Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are joining forces this morning to continue the momentum around President Obama’s recent proposal for expanding high-quality early learning opportunities nationwide.
It's not every day, or even every year, that early childhood education gets elevated onto a national stage like the president's State of the Union Address. Journalists and other chatterers unfamiliar with early learning will be looking for information, data points, and reactions. Make the most of this window of opportunity and leverage the moment in the spotlight to maximum advantage with these sample social media posts.
First Five Years Fund Calls on President Obama to Reduce Inequality and Create Opportunity by Investing in Early Childhood Education
The First Five Years Fund commended President Barack Obama for his emphasis on addressing inequality, creating opportunity and strengthening the next generation workforce in his second inaugural address.