New Orleans City Budget Doubles Funding for Early Childhood Education in 2019

Yesterday, City Council President Jason Williams held a press conference to discuss and celebrate the historic allocation of $1.5 million for early childhood education in the 2019 City Budget unanimously adopted by the Council. The budget allocation does not require additional taxpayer dollars. Instead, it allocates money in the General Fund to invest in young people from the very start.

Mayor, Council Members and Advocates Celebrate Historic Investment in Early Childhood Education

New Orleans – Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans City Council Members and early childhood education advocates will gather Monday, December 18, 2017 at 1:30 P.M. in the Mayor’s office in celebration of the historic, first-of-its-kind, $750,000 City investment in quality early childhood education seats in New Orleans.