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Recent News

According to a new NPR poll, child care is the greatest source of financial stress for families today – making it a hot button issue this election season. To address the rising cost of child care, FFYF Executive Director, Kris Perry, along with … Read More
Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report
By Megan Salzman, October 21, 2016
October 17-21, 2016 Presidential Candidates Ivanka Trump on “Tilting the Needle” in the Direction of Affordable Childcare Money Hillary Clinton’s child policy record is second to none Des Moines Register There’s a simple, … Read More
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) issued non-regulatory guidance for early learning in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The new law, enacted December 10, 2015, explicitly elevates early learning throughout. The Department’s … Read More