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Intro to Early Learning and Care in the 118th Congress

January 18, 2023

The inability to find and afford quality child care and early learning options shouldn’t be the reason parents choose not to work. Yet for years, the high cost and the …

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Early Learning and Child Care: Unaffordable, Unattainable, Unsustainable

January 18, 2023

Parents and employers rely on affordable, quality child care to support a robust workforce – but it’s often out of reach for too many Child care is an integral pillar …

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ABCs of Federal Early Learning and Child Care Funding Streams

January 16, 2023

Every year, millions of children who range in age from birth through five benefit from an array of federal early learning and care programs. While there are different early learning …

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FY23 Final Funding Levels for Key Early Learning Programs

January 5, 2023
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Moving Early Learning and Care Forward: Federal Legislative Proposals from Lawmakers on Both Sides of the Aisle

January 5, 2023

While Congress has put forward numerous federal early learning and care proposals over many years, FFYF has curated a sampling of bills authored by Democrats and Republicans that work to …

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2022 Voter and Small Business Polling Memo

November 30, 2022

On behalf of First Five Years Fund, Hart Research (D) and New Bridge Strategy (R) recently completed national polling among voters and small business leaders on the effects of child …

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2022 Voter Polling Fact Sheet

November 30, 2022

While voter motivations behind the outcomes of the 2022 midterm elections will be hotly debated over the coming weeks and months, a national poll commissioned by the First Five Years …

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2022 Small Business Polling Fact Sheet

November 30, 2022

Voters from both sides of the aisle understand the essential role that child care plays in the success of our economy, and expect Congress and the White House to work …

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2022 Voter and Small Business Polling Deck

November 30, 2022

Overwhelming Demand From Voters and Small Businesses for Federal Investments in Child Care:Findings from national survey of voters and small business owners, November 2022

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FFYF’s 2022 Child Care & Early Learning State Fact Sheets

August 2, 2022

Our analysis of all 50 states and Washington, D.C. shows that the existing patchwork of federal and state early learning and care programs only reaches a fraction of income-eligible families. Federal …

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Indiana — Federal Support for Early Learning & Care Opportunities

June 29, 2022

High-quality early childhood education is proven to dramatically improve a child’s opportunities for a better future—particularly children from low-income families—while offering parents improved job stability and overall economic security. To …

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Illinois — Federal Support for Early Learning & Care Opportunities

June 29, 2022

High-quality early childhood education is proven to dramatically improve a child’s opportunities for a better future—particularly children from low-income families—while offering parents improved job stability and overall economic security. To …

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