Month: April 2012

Early Learning Funding Update: Good News and Not So Good News -

Hot off the press: Congressman Rehberg, the chairman of the House appropriations subcommittee that funds early learning programs, released his FY13 bill on Tuesday, July 17, in advance of the subcommittee meeting Wednesday morning The good news: early learning was on a short list of priorities that received small increases above last year. The not so good news: the increases for early learning are … Read More

BREAKING – Five States Invited to Apply for 2012 Early Learning Challenge Funding to Improve Statewide Systems of Early Learning -

Fans of state-based early learning system building have something to cheer about today: the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will invite five high-scoring states to apply for a second round of Early Learning Challenge funding this year. States that narrowly missed the cut in FY11—Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Oregon, and Wisconsin—will be invited to apply for $133 million of FY12 funding from … Read More