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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

November 13-17, 2017 FFYF in the News Heller-backed measure will aid Nevada kids, families Las Vegas Sun National News A Stanford professor says we should teach more math in preschool Quartz Ivanka Trump joins Sen. Collins to pitch Republican tax reform effort in Biddeford Press Herald Ivanka Trump says tax bills’ child … Read More

Senate Tax Framework Maintains Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit -

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Finance Committee released its tax reform proposal, which maintains the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC). The Senate tax writing committee’s treatment of the CDCTC, which aligns with the tax plan released by the House last week, reaffirms that lawmakers are committed to preserving this critical tax credit for working families, even if it falls short of what families really need. While maintaining the … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

October 30-November 3 , 2017 National News Congress should improve the child care credit to help working parents The Hill House GOP tosses conservative playbook in bid for tax reform POLITICO Leave the mommy wars out of tax reform Fox News Former Lawmakers Set Aside Policy Differences for Early-Childhood Initiative … Read More

Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Avoids Repeal in House Tax Bill -

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Ways and Means released the text of its tax reform legislation, which includes maintaining the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC). Despite calls by some to eliminate this valuable credit, the House tax-writing Committee’s decision to preserve the CDCTC is a relief. For tax reform to truly help working families with young children, FFYF is hopeful that lawmakers will come to … Read More

Is the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit on the Chopping Block? -

WASHINGTON – With House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) poised to release the committee’s tax reform proposal on Wednesday, there is still no clarity on the future of the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) – the only provision in the tax code specifically created to help working families with the cost of work-related child care. In recent weeks, a number of competing priorities have put the … Read More