During a very busy news cycle, immigration, gun violence prevention and the seemingly never ending fiscal cliff debate, early education has been making the headlines this week. Does this mean President Obama will push investments in early learning during his second term? And more imminently, will he mention early education in tonight’s State of the Union?

Here’s some recent news coverage on the topic:

Three National Organizations Issue Paper on Response to Intervention in Early

The Secret to Fixing Bad Schools

Will White House finally push funding for early childhood education?

What do you think will be in the speech tonight?

Check back tomorrow for thoughts on POTUS’ speech.