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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

August 7-11, 2017 National News Tax writers see peril in Trump’s Obamacare persistence POLITICO The bipartisan case for reauthorizing home visiting program The Hill Preschool Class Size—Within Reason—Doesn’t Matter, Study Finds Education Week The ugliest cost of cutting help to the poor The Huffington Post Low … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

July 31-August 4, 2017 National News How to Prepare Preschoolers for an Automated Economy The New York Times Early-Childhood Education Fan Rep. John Delaney Running for President Education Week It’s Time to Rethink the Issue, Ivanka: Child Care Costs Are the Problem Townhall Guess What? We’re All Born With Mathematical Abilities … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

July 24-28, 2017 FFYF in the News Tax reform can help families get needed high-quality childcare Miami Herald National News Home-Visiting Study Explores Long-Term Benefits From Early Intervention Education Week Study Looks at Link Between Readiness, Post-Recession Rise in Poverty Education Week Advocates for Children and Families Launch Major Campaign to … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  July 17-21, 2017   National News New CDC Chief Lays Out Priorities as Agency Faces Cuts The Wall Street Journal Fewer Pictures in Storybooks Help Students Learn New Words, Study Finds Education Week Games Can Help Preschoolers Learn Math Concepts, Study Finds Education Week Learning to Bridge a Generation Gap in Philanthropy The New York Times Majority of Americans … Read More

Leading Early Learning Providers, Advocates Call on Congress to Ensure Tax Reform Includes Child Care Policies -

Today, the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), together with 11 child care providers and Save the Children Action Network, sent a letter to U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), along with his colleagues on the Committee, urging Congress to ensure its tax reform bill incentivizes investment in high-quality early childhood education programs. Read More