Charters and Choice
No Child Left Behind
Early Childhood Education
Who are the key players changing education today?
What do the Candidates say about Early Childhood Education?
Zero to Five Plan: “His comprehensive ‘Zero to Five’ Plan will provide critical supports to young children and their parents by investing $10 billion per year [to the following programs]”:
Voluntary Universal Pre-K: She proposes an initial allocation of $5 billion per year, which will be increased to $10 billion per year as state commitment increases.
Quality Child Care and Head Start:
Nurse home visitation programs to help new parents develop parenting skills
While McCain has not openly discussed his views on early childhood education, it is clear from other statements on education that there are certain aspects he would support, such as:
Based on his goals of international competitiveness and school accountability, we recommend that John McCain develop a solid early childhood education plan in accordance with his other beliefs. A strong preschool program would provide a foundation for children and make them more successful in the international sphere.