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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  December 11-15, 2017 National News For the benefit of our children, Congress must reject the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act The Hill Head Start Considering Changes to Create ‘Less Burdensome’ Competition Process Education Week Four Reasons Why The Republican Tax Bill is a Disaster for Latinos Huffington Post The Senate’s Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Would Do Little For Families With Children … Read More

FFYF Announces Sarah Rittling as Interim Executive Director -

Today, the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) announced that Sarah Rittling, the organization’s current National Director, has been named Interim Executive Director. Rittling will succeed Kris Perry, who has led the organization as Executive Director since 2012, when Perry assumes her new role as president of Save the Children Action Network on February 6th, 2018. Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

National News Key Issues to Resolve in Congress’s Tax Bill Wall Street Journal Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump score a partial victory on the child tax credit Business Insider Rubio votes for tax bill that lacks the full child credit he said was critical to his support sruenate tax bill News-Press Lock Eyes With Your Baby, Synchronize Brain Waves? S. News & … Read More

Child & Dependent Care Tax Credit Preserved, But Not Expanded in Senate Legislation -

After preventing it from being eliminated, bipartisan Senators unsuccessful in efforts to strengthen the CDCTC WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Despite months of uncertainty about the fate of the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC), bipartisan leaders in the Senate, including Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Angus King (I-ME), Susan Collins (R-ME), Dean Heller (R-NV), and others, prevailed in protecting the credit from being repealed. Last-minute efforts to include an amendment … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

November 27 – December 1, 2017 FFYF in the News Can We Improve America by Taking Better Care of Our 2-Year-Olds? A New National Collaboration on Early Childhood, Backed by Pritzker Wealth Inside Philanthropy National News How an Online Personalized Preschool Experiment Could Change the Way Rural America Does Early Education The 74 … Read More