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Early Education News — Weekly Roundup -

Early Education Clips for Week of February 23-27 Here’s a sampling of early childhood education in the news this week: TOP STORY Advocates, Education Secretary Call for Early Education Funding as House Takes Up Legislation This week, the Grow America Stronger coalition released its recommendations on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), including a new, dedicated funding stream for early education. Secretary of Education Arne … Read More

National Coalition Offers ESEA Recommendations to Congressional Leaders on Early Ed -

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2015 Contact: Andrew Brenner 202-884-7337 Andrew.Brenner@Widmeyer.com National Coalition Offers ESEA Recommendations to Congressional Leaders on Early Ed AFT, NEA, AFSCME, SEIU, CAP, FFYF, Save the Children & others urge stronger partnership & increased funding for early ed in ESEA WASHINGTON – Grow America Stronger, a coalition of over forty education organizations led by the … Read More

Early Education News — Weekly Roundup -

Early Education Clips for Week of February 16 – 20 Here’s a sampling of early childhood education in the news this week: TOP STORY States Increase Funding For Early Childhood Education in 2015 Budgets State funding for pre-kindergarten programs that serve 4 year olds has increased by 12 percent ($672 million) over the 2013-2014 school year, according to the Education Commission of the States. Twenty-eight states proposed increases for early … Read More

Early Education News — Weekly Roundup -

Early Education Clips for Week of February 9 – 13 Here’s a sampling of early childhood education in the news this week: TOP STORY New Report on Federal Home Visiting Programs Released as Funding Expiration Date Nears Advocates for children and families ramped up efforts to persuade Congress to extend funding for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) before it expires on March 31st. A joint … Read More