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U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor to Discuss Early Learning Priorities at the National Association for the Education of Young Children 2011 Conference


Contact:  
Elaine Quesinberry, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: November 04, 2011 04:30 pm - 06:30 pm

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor on Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver remarks entitled “The Evolution of Early Learning at the U.S. Department of Education,” at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) 2011 conference at 4:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 4, in Orlando, Fla. Jones will discuss the Obama administration’s commitment to early learning and provide an update on the Race To the Top-Early Learning Challenge.

The Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge will award funding to states that engage in breakthrough work to dramatically improve the quality of early learning and development programs serving high-need children. Research shows that high-quality early learning education reduces crime, strengthens national security, and builds a base of educated children prepared to succeed in a competitive global economy.


Event 1
Who : Jacqueline Jones, senior advisor on Early Learning, U. S. Department of Education
What : Remarks at NAEYC conference on the administrations priorities for early learning
When : 4:30 p.m. ET Friday, Nov. 4, 2011
Where : Orange County Convention Center
Room W203C
Orlando, Fla.
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