As governors give their state of the state addresses in the coming weeks, many will highlight the importance of early learning programs. But to make real change, governors need to do more than just talk about early learning. Through executive actions, governors can make immediate changes that can ensure that early learning programs are administered efficiently, funding streams are maximized, and that early learning programs are inclusive of all children. Importantly, governors can also lead the charge to increase funding for early childhood programs and work with their legislature to prioritize state investments in young children.
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