Economic Impact

Senate Tax Framework Maintains Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit -

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Finance Committee released its tax reform proposal, which maintains the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC). The Senate tax writing committee’s treatment of the CDCTC, which aligns with the tax plan released by the House last week, reaffirms that lawmakers are committed to preserving this critical tax credit for working families, even if it falls short of what families really need. While maintaining the … Read More

NEW NATIONAL POLL: Majorities Of Trump And Clinton Supporters Unite On Early Childhood Education -

Washington, D.C. – In an otherwise polarized election, 90 percent of voters – including 78 percent of Trump supporters and 97 percent of Clinton supporters – agree that Congress and the next president must make quality early childhood education more accessible and affordable to low- and middle-income families. The poll released today by the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) found that by a three-to-one margin, voters prefer the next … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

February 8-12, 2015 Presidential Candidates And Then There Were Nine: What We Know About Every Candidate’s Education Agenda The Seventy Four What Would a Clinton Department of Education Look Like U.S. News & World Report National News The 74 Interview: Arne Duncan Grades Himself — and Sees Failures on Pre-K, Safety, Desegregation The Seventy Four What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren’t Getting) … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

February 1-5, 2015 Presidential Candidates Iowans Demand Candidates Fix Child Care Costs KMA-AM John Kasich and Education: Five Facts to Know Before the New Hampshire Primary Education Week National News Spending on State Preschool Programs Rises Again in 2015-16 Education Week The biggest public policy mistake we’re continuing to make, year after year The Washington Post Online Parenting Skills Boosted by … Read More