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The US government is spending a tiny fraction of its education aid budget on vital preschool and early learning.
It is time to act for early years and meet the international target of 10% of its education aid budget being spent on preschool – up from 0.6%.
The USA must continue to invest in early years
Investing in early years education is investing in lifelong learning, health and wellbeing. As a top donor to preschool aid, the USA must continue to increase investment in early years education and learning.
Early years are being left out
Aid to preschool is consistently neglected, causing a crisis of inequality affecting the world's youngest children. In 2021, global aid to preschool education was just under 1% of total aid to education, far off the internationally agreed target of 10%. This imbalance must be reconsidered urgently.
USA - stop missing the target
Investing in the early years is vital for children's futures. Yet in 2021, the USA only committed 0.6% of education aid spending to preschool, missing the international 10% target by a long way.