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Recent News

A new study shows that the children of people who had access to Head Start are more likely to graduate high school and attend college, and less likely to commit crime and become a teen parent, according to Chalkbeat. “Our findings indicate that … Read More
Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize MIECHV Introduced in the Senate
By First Five Years Fund, September 19, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Today, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced a bipartisan bill to extend the evidence-based Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program, which is currently set to … Read More
Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report
By Megan Salzman, September 14, 2017
September 11-15, 2017 FFYF in the News Commentary: The future rests with Utah’s youngest residents — so expand the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit The Salt Lake Tribune U.S. Trails Other Industrialized Nations When It Comes to Preschool, … Read More