Every Student Succeeds Act

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

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves $60 Million Increase in Early Learning Funding -

WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a $161.857 billion spending bill for fiscal year 2017, which included bipartisan measures to increase or sustain funding for core early learning programs. This is the first bipartisan spending bill passed out of the Senate committee in seven years. “After a year of historic support for early childhood education in Congress, we’re pleased to see this sign of continued a bipartisan commitment … Read More

FFYF Releases ESSA Early Learning Implementation Tool for Advocates in States and Districts -

New resource details opportunities for states and districts to develop and expand access to quality early childhood education through ESSA WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) released a new resource, What Early Learning in ESSA Can Look like for States and Districts, which details new opportunities to develop and expand access to quality early childhood education through the recently-passed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

February 29 – March 4, 2016 Kris Perry, FFYF and Invest in US Coverage Success equation: We need leadership to support investment in quality early childhood programs Mountain Xpress  Presidential Candidates Who Has Worked for the Presidential Candidates on Education? Education Week How Could the Presidential Transition Affect ESSA Implementation? Education Week National News How Kellogg Expands Access to Early Learning Inside Philanthropy … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

February 15-19, 2015 Presidential Candidates Ben Carson and Education: Five Facts to Know Before the South Carolina Primary Education Week National News Kindergarten Today: Less Play, More Academics Education Week What Will It Take For Employers To Offer On-Site Day Care? Fast Company New nonprofit aims to push for social mobility, educational equity Washington Post State of the States: Hawaii, N.H., … Read More