Child Care Development Block Grants

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

Congress Devotes Nearly $1 Billion in New Money for Early Childhood Education in Omnibus Spending Bill -

Omnibus spending bill increases funding for Child Care and Development Block Grant, Early Head Start, and Head Start WASHINGTON – Today the House and Senate overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill, which includes nearly $1 billion in new money for early childhood education.  Funding for the major federal programs that support critical early learning opportunities for young children from low-income families, the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), … Read More

Early Education News – Daily Digest -

Kris Perry, FFYF and Invest in US Coverage The No Child Left Behind Overhaul Could Seriously Help Preschools The Huffington Post National News Child Care Subsidies Are Getting a Second Look GOVERNING Key Components of Education Bill Headed for Final Approval Associated Press Outdated education law up for major makeover in Senate Associated Press … Read More

Early Education News — Daily Digest -

National & Trade Inequality: Where Right and Left Agree – The Daily Beast ‘Our Kids’: Will the next generation of Americans enjoy the American Dream? – American Enterprise Institute Preschool Suspension and Expulsion: Root Causes and Solutions – Education Week Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations – HealthDay News Finding Child Care Resources for Community College Students – U.S. News … Read More

Early Education News — Daily Digest -

Kris Perry, FFYF & Invest in US Coverage “Our Government Considers Us Equals:” Berkeley 8 Plaintiffs – NBC Bay Area Alumni Profile / Kris Perry: Standing for Equality – University of California Santa Cruz Newscenter   National & Trade Education Secretary Arne Duncan: These Are The Things Parents Should Demand From Schools – The Huffington Post Head Start Proposals Draw … Read More