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Is the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit on the Chopping Block? -

WASHINGTON – With House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) poised to release the committee’s tax reform proposal on Wednesday, there is still no clarity on the future of the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) – the only provision in the tax code specifically created to help working families with the cost of work-related child care. In recent weeks, a number of competing priorities have put the … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

October 23-27, 2017 National News Bipartisan childcare bill won’t help families that need it most The Hill Ivanka hits the road to sell tax reform, child tax credit AXIOS Rubio, other conservatives push for expansion of child tax credit The Washington Times Trump to House GOP: Pass budget bill so we … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

October 16-20, 2017 National News Here’s how the White House wants the GOP to talk about tax reform CNBC Academic Gaps Linger Between Social Classes at Kindergarten Start, Study Finds Education Week For the Non-Rich, the Child Tax Credit Is the Key to Tax Reform The New York Times Ivanka Trump, … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

October 9-13, 2017 FFYF in the News Ivanka Trump could help Republicans actually cut taxes for the middle class CNBC National News PACE Act is a bipartisan path to affordable child care Kansas City Star With a flexible work schedule, working out how much child care coverage to get The Washington Post … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

October 2-6, 2017 National News Getting The Most Out Of Pre-K, ‘The Most Important’ Year In School NPR New research finds “Magic 8” preschool classroom practices The Hechinger Report Preschool’s hidden value may be in combating poverty The Hechinger Report Home Visiting Has Bipartisan Support. So Why Did the Federal Program … Read More