Child Care Aware of Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Why Is Early Childhood Education Important? St. Louis Leaders Weigh In http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/why-early-childhood-education-important-st-louis-leaders-weigh <p>During the State of the Union Address in February, President Obama announced a plan for "Preschool for All," which would provide federal funding to states to expand early childhood education. On a recent trip to St. Louis, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-education-secretary-st-louis-discusses-student-loans-doubling-early-childhood-education">U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan reiterated that early childhood education is a priority for the president.</a></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:13:55 +0000 Camille Phillips 28523 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Why Is Early Childhood Education Important? St. Louis Leaders Weigh In