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Federal Funding for Early Childhood Programs: A Decade of Bipartisan Progress

November 6, 2018

Over the past ten years, federal early learning programs have achieved steady, significant progress in increased funding and bipartisan support from Congress and the White House. These gains would not …

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After Recent Historic Progress, Early Childhood Education Could Be a Unifying Issue for a Divided Congress

November 6, 2018

Which party holds power historically has had little bearing on the success of early learning and child care policy advancements While voter motivations behind the outcomes of the hyper-partisan midterm …

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Bipartisan Progress: Early Childhood Education in the 115th Congress

November 6, 2018

Historic Bipartisan Achievements for Children and Families While partisanship loomed large over much of the 115th Congress, one issue brought Democrats and Republicans together in both the House and Senate: …

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New Grant to Support Increasing Access to High-Quality Child Care

November 5, 2018

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) today announced the receipt of a $1 million, one-year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support a unique multi-organizational advocacy and …

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CCDBG, a Program that Provides Vital Child Care Assistance, Celebrates 28th Birthday

November 5, 2018

Today, the Child Care and Development Block Grants (CCDBG) celebrates its 28th anniversary. Since November 1990, millions of children from low-income families have gained access to early learning environments, parents …

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New Report Highlights How Child Care Challenges Affect Georgia’s Workforce and Economy

November 1, 2018

The rising cost of child care is not just a family issue. According to a new report from Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS) and the Metro Atlanta …

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Report Shows Unique Challenges of Finding Infant and Toddler Care

October 31, 2018

A report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) found dramatic shortages in child care for infants and toddlers which, in many places, makes finding licensed care next to impossible. …

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New Report Shows Unique Challenges of Finding Infant and Toddler Care

October 31, 2018

A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) found dramatic shortages in child care for infants and toddlers which, in many places, makes finding licensed care next to …

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FFYF Analyzed Years of Polling and Found Unwavering Support for Greater Investment in ECE

October 30, 2018

The First Five Years Fund has conducted an analysis that consolidates and synthesizes the findings of our years of publicly available research with that of other national and state polls …

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Child Care Aware Releases New Report on High Cost of Child Care from State to State

October 26, 2018

Child care is one of the largest household expenses families face today. A new report from Child Care Aware examines the cost and affordability of child care from state to …

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ACF Announces $140 Million in Grants to Expand Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships

October 26, 2018

Yesterday, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released a funding forecast for an additional $140 million in grants to expand Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships (EHS-CCPs) and …

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