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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

December 19-23, 2016 National News The real problem with Head Start — and why it needs a fresh start The Washington Post Parents pay extra to find child care in the right place at the right time The Washington Post Whitmire: Partnering With Charters, AppleTree Plants Seeds for New Approach to Early Childhood Ed The 74 … Read More

FFYF’s Kris Perry Statement On President Obama Signing 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: “High-quality early learning and care programs are proven to make a difference in the lives of our nation’s children and working families. By supporting our youngest learners with these programs, policymakers are making a critical decision to help the next generation succeed; … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

December 5-9, 2016 National News For College Students With Kids, Getting Cheap Child Care Is A Challenge NPR Why Parents and Doctors Should Think About A.D.H.D. in Preschool The New York Times Home Visits Work: Let’s Make Them Universal The Chronicle of Social Change DeVos Would Be First Ed. Sec. Who Hasn’t Been a Public School … Read More

Representative Virginia Foxx Selected as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce -

In response to the selection of Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement: “In her role as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Rep. Foxx stands to build on the gains accomplished under the leadership of Chairman Kline that support our nation’s greatest … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

November 28-December 2, 2016 Kris Perry, FFYF and Invest in US Coverage Details Awaited on Trump Team’s Early-Ed. Path Education Week National News Betsy DeVos: Five Things to Know About Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary Education Week New research finds Latino families want preschool as much as others, but big gaps in access remain KPCC-FM … Read More