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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

April 16-20, 2018   FFYF in the News   National News The facts about work requirements are being ignored. Here’s why. The Washington Post Study: Kids Who Struggle With Executive Function Vastly More Likely to Experience Academic Difficulties The 74 Another Push for Greater Teacher Diversity, Focused on a Group Often Overlooked by Philanthropy Inside Philanthropy Reading Aloud to Young Children Has Benefits … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

April 9-13, 2018   FFYF in the News Universal preschool is most cost-effective, study finds The Hechinger Report National News What You Never Realized You Were Teaching Your Child About Grit & Resilience: MIT Study Captures Techniques That Work for Babies as Young as 13 Months The 74 A Compass for Families Center for American Progress How rural families came to rely on … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

April 2-6, 2018   National News Supporting today’s youth to create tomorrow’s advocates The Hill Alabama Funding increase for Pre-K approved Alex City Outlook   Arkansas Walton family funds pre-k success study Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette California Home day cares are disappearing across California Marketplace Colorado Will there be another legislative push to limit early childhood suspensions in Colorado? Not this year. Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

March 26-30, 2017   FFYF in the News Child Care and Early Education: Where Congress, Science, and the Public Agree The Century Foundation On the Same Page: An Early Childhood Education Collaborative With Some Big Backers Inside Philanthropy National News Child Care, Child Protection Get Big Boosts in Omnibus Spending Deal The Chronicle of Social Change Does Higher-Level Number Talk Hold Key to … Read More

Congress Passes Historic Funding Increases for Federal Early Learning & Care Programs -

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early this morning, Congress approved an omnibus spending package to fund the government through the end of September 2018, which includes a bipartisan provision to increase funding for the Child Care Development Block Grants (CCDBG) program to $5.226 billion – the single largest increase to CCDBG in the program’s history. This represents an increase of $2.37 billion over FY2017 levels and effectively doubles the program’s … Read More