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CHSA reaction to Gov. Brown’s budget proposal

California Head Start Association

There seems to be agreement across the field that the Federal landscape is uncertain, and caution in the face of decreasing state revenue seems prudent. Yet:

  • There is tremendous unmet need – thousands of children in poverty don’t have access to quality care.
  • Current funding levels are still below pre-recession levels.
  • Research has told us: investing in early childhood education and care is good for children, families, the workforce and the economy.