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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

July 25-29, 2016 Kris Perry, FFYF and Invest in US Coverage Elizabeth Dampier and Larry Vellani: On the road to recovery and innovation in early education Winston-Salem Journal Hillary’s Family Values: It Takes a Village The Huffington Post Presidential Candidates Meet Tim Kaine’s wife, a longtime child welfare advocate and Virginia’s secretary of education The Washington … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

July 18-22, 2016 Kris Perry, FFYF and Invest in US Coverage In the Clinton veepstakes, Castro has pre-K victory on his resume POLITICO Pro The Kids Are Still Not Alright U.S. News & World Report Presidential Candidates Mike Pence, Trump’s V.P. Pick, Has Early Education Ties Education Week The Republican National Convention and Education: What … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

July 11-15, 2016 Kris Perry, FFYF and Invest in US Coverage GOP Draft Platform Rejects Public Pre-K, Says News Report Education Week Online Trump and Clinton Supporters Can Unite on One Thing: The Importance of Early Education Education World Hey, Billionaires: Here’s a Shovel-Ready Plan for Changing Kids’ Lives Inside Philanthropy The majority of voters on … Read More

House Appropriations Committee Approves Over $180 Million Increase in Early Learning Funding -

WASHINGTON – On July 14, 2016, the House Appropriations Committee approved a $161.6 billion spending bill for fiscal year FY2017. The bill provides increases in funding for early learning programs, including Head Start and Child Care and Development Block Grants (CCDBG), while also sustaining funding for Preschool Development Grants. Under the constraints of limited federal funding, the bill as approved by the committee would appropriate funding for programs proven to … Read More

NEW NATIONAL POLL: Majorities Of Trump And Clinton Supporters Unite On Early Childhood Education -

Washington, D.C. – In an otherwise polarized election, 90 percent of voters – including 78 percent of Trump supporters and 97 percent of Clinton supporters – agree that Congress and the next president must make quality early childhood education more accessible and affordable to low- and middle-income families. The poll released today by the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) found that by a three-to-one margin, voters prefer the next … Read More