TOMORROW: In Central Valley, Governor Newsom to Sign Early Childhood Legislation, Highlight State’s Transformational Investments in Early Learning 

FRESNO COUNTY – Governor Gavin Newsom will tomorrow visit students and teachers at a Fresno County elementary school, where he will sign a package of early childhood legislation and highlight his California Comeback Plan’s unprecedented investments to expand opportunities for every child across the state.

 

As part of the Governor’s $123.9 billion Pre-K and K-12 education package, California will provide free, high-quality, inclusive pre-kindergarten for all four-year-olds, beginning incrementally in 2022-23 and with full implementation anticipated by 2025-26. The plan also invests $10 million to expand dual language immersion programs and $1.9 billion to seed college savings accounts of up to $1,500 for low-income students, English learners and foster and homeless youth.

 

WHEN: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at approx. 11:00 a.m. PDT

LIVESTREAM: @CAgovernor Twitter page, California Governor Facebook page and California Governor YouTube page.

 

**NOTE: The event is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must RSVP to govpressoffice@gov.ca.gov with names of the reporters who will be in attendance for information on covering the event.

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