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US House Scheduled to Vote on 2013 Budget Proposal

Here’s a call for action from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC CHILDREN’S CHAMPIONS ALERT March 27, 2012 Make your call on Wednesday, March 28th On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to … Continue reading

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NAEYC Policy Update

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is another source for information about policies impacting young children, particularly on the federal level. Here’s their recent update on the President’s proposed budget.

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Good News for Child Care in the President’s Budget

Are we ready for some good news??? Given the focus on deficit reduction, it is good news that funding for child care in the federal budget was flat or even saw some increases. In general, President Obama has been more … Continue reading

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Broad Changes to NCLB Indicated

Ten states were granted NCLB waivers yesterday, and it signals increased flexibility in NCLB implementation, as the reauthorization debate (or delay) continues. Some advocates support this move, others are less enthusiastic. Here are the President’s remarks.

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