This is the THIRD time that the House Ed hearing on 1039 has been postponed. This bill will define data collection and retention procedures for early learners – that's preK. For additional Race to the Top funding, the state is to collect and retain data on these little guys. We defy anyone who would exploit these littlest learners. Become an expert on this initiative and use social media to tell us what you learn. Mark your calendars, show up en mass. If it happens to fall over spring break, that's a great time to show kids the legislative process and perhaps remind the representatives what is at stake.