The State of the Union

Introduction: President Obama’s State of the union address on the subject of education.
This assignment fulfills/supports

  • Module Outcome 1: Reflect on the government view on our current educational situation in Early Childhood.
  • Course Outcome  3: Explained what professional growth opportunities there is available
  • General Education Competency: You will have to communicate effectively using the conventions of American Standard English in professional and academic environments.


You will use the resources that are in the Reading assignment and any other outside resources you would like to use that will support your response to the prompt and responses to your peers.

Post your opening response to the question early in the assignment period so that others have time to respond to you.A thoughtful opening response will consider content, resources shared, and appropriateness to the content matter.“Already, we’ve made an historic investment in education through the economic recovery plan. We’ve dramatically expanded early childhood education and will continue to improve its quality, because we know that the most formative learning comes in those first years of life.” This is an excerpt from President Obama’s State of the Union Address 2009. Based on your your research on the subject of quality early childhood education, what one recommendation would you make to the president regarding how to improve the quality of early childhood education? Explain why you think your choice is the best way to improve quality and be sure to use research to support your position.

Postings should be checked for grammar and spelling and contribute additional, quality information to the discussion. Please respond to two or more people.