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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

September 26-30, 2016  Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton’s Plan For America’s Students NPR/National Public Radio GOP should embrace Trump’s maternity leave proposal The Dallas Morning News K-12 Education Shut Out of the Presidential Debate Spotlight Education Week Trump Says He And Clinton Mostly Agree On Child Care. Not Really. The Huffington Post Analysis: Hillary Clinton Is Right About Head Start The … Read More

Kris Perry Of FFYF On The Continuing Resolution -

Washington, D.C. – In response to President Obama signing the recently passed Continuing Resolution, Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement: “We are pleased that members of Congress came together to keep the federal government funded. The Continuing Resolution ensures millions of kids still have access to critical quality early learning programs throughout the country, and continues the important work that strengthens and … Read More

Support For Early Education Increases In Florida -

Miami, FL – A bipartisan poll released today by the United Way of Miami-Dade and the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) shows a strong majority of Florida voters — regardless of party — support state early learning initiatives and are willing to make a significant investment in high-quality care and education for our youngest children. “Today’s poll is strong evidence that early learning is a bipartisan priority for … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

September 19-23, 2016  Kris Perry, FFYF and Invest in US Coverage Early childhood education matters to Latinos and everyone else The Hill New Poll Shows Bipartisan Support For Smart Start The Transylvania Times Poll Shows One Thing NC Voters Agree On Public News Service Once the public learns how little early childhood teachers make, the vast majority support wage increases Chalkbeat Colorado … Read More

Colorado Voters Overwhelmingly Support Improved Access and Quality In Early Childhood Education -

Denver, CO – Colorado voters of all backgrounds are united in their support for high-quality early education, according to a new bipartisan poll released today. The poll, from the Colorado Children’s Campaign and the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), found that 83 percent of voters believe the state should provide more young children the opportunity to participate in voluntary early learning settings. Additionally, voters across the state strongly support … Read More