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AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts on Expanding Access to Early Education

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Contact: Katie Peters
Phone: 202.741.6285

Washington, D.C. — With the Senate HELP Committee and House Committee on Education and the Workforce expected to introduce legislation this week to dramatically expand access to preschool, the following experts from the Center for American Progress are available for comment:

Today, the Center for American Progress also released a new report, “The School-Readiness Gap and Preschool Benefits for Children of Color,” which explains why laying the groundwork for America’s future success and broadly shared prosperity means investing in our growing communities of color today.

Additional resources on early education from CAP:

To speak with an expert on this topic, contact Katie Peters at or 202.741.6285


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