In our podcast, we interview policymakers, partners, and thought leaders to spotlight education policies, research, and practices so that together we can create a brighter future for every Washington student.

In this episode, League of Education Voters Communications Director Arik Korman asks Marquita Davis, Deputy Director of Early Learning at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, about the benefits of investing in early childhood education (ECE), how to improve transitions from early learning into K-12 and beyond, how best to finance early learning, and how to professionalize the ECE workforce.



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One comment on “Podcast – Marquita Davis, Gates Foundation Deputy Director of Early Learning

  1. Great information and explanation of the importance of early childhood education. I loved that she explained that ECE includes birth to age 8. Often time people refer it to birth to age 5.

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