Month: August 2017

The Business Case for High-Quality Child Care -

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce released a report in June that explores the role high-quality child care plays in the education and workforce pipeline. Business leaders, local Chamber members, and early learning advocates convened at the Chamber in June to commensurate the report and the importance and economic benefit of high-quality child care. “By laying the crucial groundwork for tomorrow’s workforce and promoting a … Read More

American Academy of Pediatrics: Quality Early Childhood Education Must Be a Priority -

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), an organization of 66​,000 pediatricians from across America, released a new policy statement this week highlighting the importance of high-quality early childhood education, and urging lawmakers at the state and national level to expand access to high-quality ECE. “Pediatricians have a role in promoting quality early education and child care for all children not only in the medical home but also at the … Read More