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Advocates Praise Governor Newsom’s Commitment to Early Childhood Education Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Early childhood advocates praise Governor Newsom’s commitment to providing funding and resources to programs aimed at children aged 0-3. In his first proposed budget, Governor Newsom included hundreds of millions of dollars for early childhood care and education.

Early Head Start (EHS) programs serve infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and to pregnant women and their families.

“We hope Governor Newsom will take this opportunity to invest in the entire ECE mixed delivery system – in which Head Start and Early Head Sta