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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

FFYF Statement On Confirmation Of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos -

Washington, D.C. – Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement following the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education: “There is a real need for the early education system to be robust and high-quality so children enter kindergarten ready to learn and succeed. “While the Department of Education has limited authority over early education programs, the Secretary … Read More