Head Start & Early Head Start

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

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

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

January 25-29, 2016  Kris Perry, FFYF and Invest in US Coverage Jim Hansen: Invest in our youngest kids – and our future The Fayetteville Observer Presidential Candidates Group Wants Iowans to ‘SCAN’ Candidates on Early Childhood Education WHO-TV Iowa Caucus: Where do presidential candidates stand on children’s issues? The Gazette Progressives in Iowa push for affordable child care policies The Gazette … Read More