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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

July 24-28, 2017 FFYF in the News Tax reform can help families get needed high-quality childcare Miami Herald National News Home-Visiting Study Explores Long-Term Benefits From Early Intervention Education Week Study Looks at Link Between Readiness, Post-Recession Rise in Poverty Education Week Advocates for Children and Families Launch Major Campaign to … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  July 17-21, 2017   National News New CDC Chief Lays Out Priorities as Agency Faces Cuts The Wall Street Journal Fewer Pictures in Storybooks Help Students Learn New Words, Study Finds Education Week Games Can Help Preschoolers Learn Math Concepts, Study Finds Education Week Learning to Bridge a Generation Gap in Philanthropy The New York Times Majority of Americans … Read More

Leading Early Learning Providers, Advocates Call on Congress to Ensure Tax Reform Includes Child Care Policies -

Today, the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), together with 11 child care providers and Save the Children Action Network, sent a letter to U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), along with his colleagues on the Committee, urging Congress to ensure its tax reform bill incentivizes investment in high-quality early childhood education programs. Read More

Bipartisan Group Of U.S. House Members Highlight Support For Federal Early Childhood Education Programs -

House Education and Workforce Subcommittee Hearing, House Appropriations Subcommittee On Labor and Health’s Funding Levels Highlight Congress’ Prioritization Of Early Childhood Education The House Education and Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood Education held a hearing today focused on how states can take active roles in promoting investments in early childhood education programs. The hearing drew bipartisan praise from lawmakers for the need for continued investment in high-quality early childhood education … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

July 10-14, 2017 National News The Child Tax Credit Is No Elixir for Family Policy National Review Top Marginal Tax Rates, Child Tax Credits, and Tax Reform in the Trump Era Forbes What Do We Think Poverty Looks Like? The New York Times How Trump Can Make Good on His Child-Care … Read More