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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  May 28 – June 1, 2018   National News Democrats need an audacious child-care plan The Week Survey of K-3 Teachers Finds Affinity With Preschool Colleagues Education Week California Why tiny brains are getting massive attention in the California governor’s race KPCC-FM Editorial: Needed child care sales tax plan lacks safeguards The Mercury News Free Cash to Fight Income Inequality? … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

May 14-18, 2018   National News Are educational videos leaving low-income students behind? The Hechinger Report Iruka: How 3 States Are Closing the Opportunity Gap by Bringing High-Quality Personalized Learning Programs Into Free Public Schools The 74 The US is stingier with child care and maternity leave than the rest of the world CNBC Which Poor People Shouldn’t Have to Work for Aid? … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  May 7-11, 2018   National News The Gates Foundation And Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Want Your Ideas On The Future Of Education Fast Company Child Care Is Corporate America’s Business Slate HGSE Introduces New Certificate in Early Education Leadership Harvard Graduate School of Education Duckworth’s victory can mean big things for families, if Congress acts The Hill Tri-State Area Among … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

April 30-May 4, 2018   FFYF in the News A New Deal for Day Care The New Republic National News Are Republicans serious about getting people to work? If so, there are real options Salon Finding a good preschool isn’t easy: Try it. The Hechinger Report Clinton calls for FEC to let campaigns use funds for child care The Hill Do … Read More

National Organizations Sign Joint Letter to Secretaries Azar & DeVos on Implementation of Preschool Development Grants Program -

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) and 20 other national organizations sent a joint letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos offering their unified perspective on the forthcoming implementation of the new Preschool Development Grants (PDG) program. The PDG program, which was authorized under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), is the … Read More