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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  February 20-24, 2017   Kris Perry, FFYF, and Invest in US Coverage Why Are Mississippi’s Youngest Students a Top Priority For This Big Foundation? Inside Philanthropy National News Preschool can provide a boost, but the gains can fade surprisingly fast The Washington Post Federal Hiring Freeze Suspends Some Army Child Care Programs com Head Start Could Be Innovator for Early-Childhood Workforce, … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

February 13-17, 2017 National News Betsy DeVos to State Chiefs: Full Speed Ahead on the Every Student Succeeds Act Education Week Dems recruit Ivanka Trump on family leave The Hill Should Day Care Be A Public Right? WBUR-FM Think Tank Offers Policy Prescriptions on Early Childhood Education Week Should the … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

February 6-10, 2017 Kris Perry and FFYF Coverage Reactions to Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation as Ed. Secretary Range From Joy to Anger Education Week Why DeVos should embrace early childhood education Brookings Institute Blog Tax Reforms Proposed to Increase Access to Early Education EdCentral National News How Much Do You Get in Taxes for a … Read More

FFYF Statement On Confirmation Of HHS Secretary Tom Price -

Washington, D.C. – Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement following the confirmation of U.S. Representative Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): “High-quality early learning and care programs are integral to supporting American families and ensuring all children have an opportunity for a strong start in life. “In his new role at HHS, … Read More