President Biden promotes his American Families Plan at Tidewater Community College

The plan would increase the availability of pre-school and community college for all Americans.
3:19 | 05/03/21

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It daytime work ridiculous talk about Americans and we plan. And and I announced last week. Once in a generation investment families the children. That addresses what people care most about mostly. The investment we need to win the competition. Competition with other nations in the future is reiterates. Rigorous and all star to have access to good education you'll know. When America made twelve years of public education Universal American. In the early nineteen blunders. Made us the best educated nation in the world and you saw the benefits. Came from. The terrorists royals caught up to us resources Kona authors are not waiting. In twelve years is no longer enough to compete with the world in the 21 century and lead the 21. That's why my American families and guarantees for additional years of public education. For every person in America started as early as we can. We are an idea and I don't elementary school learn. And what we're talking about here is being universal high quality preschool. For three and four or not they care. Researchers shown here at the great universities in the state and others dead children that age you go to school. They are far more likely to graduate from high school and continue their education beyond. Rather than start off behind you hateful thing come from spammers. Are not don't have educations college educations. You know a lot of kids start kindergarten period million fewer words haven't spoken and other members. And it's an unfair disband. But every child was capable. How often said that children are the kite strings that keep our national business law for sale those kids overall are true. All election. They are encouraged me literally lift our national ambitions of law. We've got to invest in invest in our children to invest in future. We can't stop there we're gonna add two years community college on top of that you just heard Jill talked about community colleges and how can change lives. Well students shared community college across the country know why. For settlements two years of community college to earn enough actress to transfer roof where yours which is available almost every single state. To become a teacher entrepreneurial you know first it was security extra treating your certificate program to get a good paying job and business into. An awful lot of folks who have. Even get an opportunity community college still kick it there because of food transportation and other thoughts. And so we're gonna increase pilgrims. So there. It's okay pitchers make a gigantic difference. By the way I have to admit to put in have these positions obviously been Lincoln bedroom. Rather than the question to the president is good but they're really. You know it really is how to start to transform the life family community and our economy. By investing. Investing Petrie every child has a capacity.

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