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Early Education News — Weekly Roundup -

Early Education Clips for Week of November 17 – 21 Here’s a sampling of early childhood education in the news this week: TOP STORY Child Care and Development Bill Signed Into Law President Obama signed the Child Care and Development Block Grant Program (CCDBG) Reauthorization into law at an Oval Office ceremony on Wednesday. Earlier in the week, the full Senate passed the CCDBG legislation, which was a strong example … Read More

Early Education News — Weekly Roundup -

Early Education Clips for Week of November 10-14 Here’s a sampling of early childhood education in the news this week: TOP STORY Nation’s Researchers and Academics Urge Investments in Early Childhood Education More than 500 researchers and academics from across the country released an open letter urging local, state and federal lawmakers to support greater investments in early education. The letter was released in conjunction with FFYF and the National … Read More

Open Letter from Academics, Researchers: Increase Investments in High-Quality Early Childhood Education -

For immediate release: Nov. 12, 2014 Media contact Amy Katzel (202) 667-0901 Open Letter from Academics, Researchers: Increase Investments in High-Quality Early Childhood Education James Heckman, W. Steven Barnett, Jeffrey Sachs, Linda Darling-Hammond, Susan Neuman among signatories to endorse state and federal investments in birth to five initiatives WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of more than 500 researchers and academics from … Read More

Early Education News — Weekly Roundup -

Early Education Clips for Week of November 3-7 Here’s a sampling of early childhood education in the news this week: TOP STORY Early Learning Ballot Initiatives Pass in Denver, Seattle Voters in two major cities approved measures that will support publicly-funded preschool programs. In Denver, voters approved a tax increase to help pay preschool tuition for the city’s 4-year-olds and extended the tax through 2026. Seattle voters approved a new … Read More