WATCH LIVE: Obama unveils plans to expand preschool education
By Meghashyam Mali - 02/14/13 06:38 PM EST
Those measures include more funding for Head Start, a federal program for low-income preschool children. Obama will also announce a “federal-state partnership” to provide matching funds for preschool education for all low-income four-year-old children, as well as measures to establish “quality benchmarks” for states and efforts to expand the availability of full-day kindergarten programs.
The visit to Decatur is the second stop on a three-city tour as Obama looks to promote his second-term agenda.