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Strong Start for America's Children Act

On November 13, 2013, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Representative George Miller (D-CA) and Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) introduced the Strong Start for America's Children Act. These fact sheets give an overview of the legislation and answer questions about the bill. 

Early Learning Polling Results Fact Sheet

Voters have spoken, and they overwhelmingly support investments in high quality early childhood education. This fact sheet gives a high-level overview of new, national polling results that show voters value early learning.

Early Ed Issues for Congress to Consider One Pager

As Congress considers expanded investments in quality early learning, they should focus on helping states expand their existing efforts. This one pager lays out recommendations for members of Congress to consider.

Appropriations Backgrounder

Omnibus, continuing resolution, sequestration… the appropriations process is confusing—especially when Congress doesn’t even follow its own rules about the appropriations process. For a quick overview of where things stand and likely next steps, check out our handy one-pager.

"Voters Agree" Infographic

A new NBC/WSJ national poll has found that access to preschool education is one of the top three most pressing issues in the minds of voters 

"Voters Want Congress to Act" Infographic

63 percent of respondents to a new NBC/WSJ national poll say Congress should make early learning an absolute priority this year. 

 

"Early Education: A National Priority" Infographic

A new national poll shows that 86 percent of voters say that early learning is a national priority for them. 

"Congress Should Act Now" Infographic

According to a new national poll, a majority of voters want Congress to act now on a plan to invest in quality early childhood education programs.

"All Parties Support ECE" Infographic

Republicans, Democrats, and Independents alike support early childhood education, according to a new national poll.

"Education Can't Wait" Infographic

A majority of voters say that starting at kindergarten is too late, according to the results of a new national poll. 

"Voters Support Early Learning Plan" Infographic

Seventy percent of voters support a plan to help states strengthen early childhood education, according to a new national poll.

"Voters Want More Access to ECE" Infographic

A new national poll shows that voters overwhelming want greater access to quality early childhood education, and that they believe government has a role in helping parents get the early learning support families need. 

"ECE Is a Top Priority" Infographic

A new national poll shows that voters overwhelming want greater access to quality early childhood education, and that they believe government has a role in helping parents get the early learning support families need. 

The Plan to Build a Better US Infographic

Want to visually explain where early learning investments proposed in the president's budget go? This graphic is optimized for sharing on social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter.

The Plan to Build a Better US Printable Infographic

Where do the early learning investments proposed in the president's budget go? This printable PDF infographic lays it all out.