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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

February 13-17, 2017 National News Betsy DeVos to State Chiefs: Full Speed Ahead on the Every Student Succeeds Act Education Week Dems recruit Ivanka Trump on family leave The Hill Should Day Care Be A Public Right? WBUR-FM Think Tank Offers Policy Prescriptions on Early Childhood Education Week Should the … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

February 6-10, 2017 Kris Perry and FFYF Coverage Reactions to Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation as Ed. Secretary Range From Joy to Anger Education Week Why DeVos should embrace early childhood education Brookings Institute Blog Tax Reforms Proposed to Increase Access to Early Education EdCentral National News How Much Do You Get in Taxes for a … Read More

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

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

January 30 – February 3, 2017 Kris Perry, FFYF, and Invest in US Coverage California must recognize importance of early education and make it a priority The Sacramento Bee National News The cost of raising a child keeps rising WRAL-FM Trump’s Executive Order on Regulations Has Unclear Impact on Education Dept. Education Week How Sesame … Read More