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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

April 24-28, 2017 FFYF in the News Ivanka Trump Heads to Berlin for Women’s Conference The Associated Press Trump Tax Outline Mentions Tax Relief for Child Care, But Offers No Details Education News National News In America’s Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths HealthDay What Do Working Families Need Even More Than … Read More

FFYF Statement on the Inclusion of Child Care in the President’s Tax Plan -

Washington, D.C. – Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced details of its tax proposal that includes efforts to address the high cost of child care: “We are pleased that the administration is drawing attention to the importance of making early learning and care more affordable. A strong, bipartisan child care tax plan should make the tax code … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

April 17-21, 2017 National News The “candy option” for tax reform Axios Supply-Side Economics, but for Liberals The New York Times How Some Companies Are Making Child Care Less Stressful for Their Employees Harvard Business Review Ready Or Not (For Kindergarten), Some Research Says, Enroll Anyway NPR Directors’ Perspective: Improving Teacher … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

April 10-14, 2017 FFYF in the News Govs. Kean and Florio: Pre-K expansion funding should be a priority in state budget NJ.com National News 5 things you need to know about child care and taxes MarketWatch What Are the Long-Term Academic Goals in States’ ESSA Plans? CNBC Paid Family Leave and Child Care Could Erase … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

April 4-7, 2017 National News White House throws itself into uncertain tax reform push POLITICO The 7 big questions Republicans have to answer on tax reform Vox.com A Look at Some States That Have Turned in Their ESSA Plans Education Week New CBO numbers offer a dose of reality on tax reform The Washington … Read More