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Latest News: Early Childhood

Press Releases

  1. Obama Budget Holds the Line on Investments in Children [March 13, 2014]
  2. Both Senate and House Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill are a Decline in Real Spending on Kids [October 13, 2011]
  3. First Focus Hails Creation of $500 Million Funding Stream for Early Childhood [May 25, 2011]
  4. Media Advisory: Advocacy Groups Host Briefing to Discuss the State of Early Learning in California [September 27, 2010]
  5. Federal Health Advisers Recommend Cold and Cough Medicines Banned in Children Younger Than Six [September 15, 2009]
  6. HELP Committee Approves Legislation Critical for Kids’ Health [September 15, 2009]
  7. Leading Health Groups Hold Briefing on Federal Efforts to Address Infant Mortality [September 14, 2009]
  8. Healthy Start Legislation Heads to U.S. Senate Floor [September 14, 2009]
  9. Healthy Start Legislation Receives Outpouring of Support from Leading National Groups [September 14, 2009]

In the News

  1. Get Off Our Butts! [February 1, 2012]
  2. Early learning is a bridge that helps kids get somewhere [January 8, 2012]
  3. Casey introducing early learning bill [March 4, 2011]
  4. Deficit Reduction: Not at the Cost of Our Children [January 28, 2011]

Top of Our List

  1. Invest in Kids: Restoring the American Dream [March 5, 2014]
  2. Money Matters for Both Senior Citizens and Their Grandkids [February 18, 2014]
  3. Back to School? Not for Every Child [August 29, 2013]
  4. A Matter of Fairness [April 3, 2013]
  5. Obama Talks Pre-K in the State of the Union [February 14, 2013]
  6. Will Early Education be in Tonight's State of the Union? [February 12, 2013]
  7. A Crying Shame: Recession Linked to Spike in Severe Infant Head Trauma [September 23, 2011]
  8. For Michigan, Kicking Thousands of Children to the Curb is Simply the Cost of Doing Business [September 7, 2011]
  9. King Solomon and the Debt Deal [August 4, 2011]
  10. Early Childhood Programming and the 2011 Budget - Part II [June 3, 2011]
  11. Invest in US [May 18, 2011]
  12. It’s Our Business: Why Business Leaders Support Early Childhood Education [November 5, 2010]
  13. Happy 20th Birthday CCDBG! [October 20, 2010]
  14. Investing in Our Children and Our Future: Early Childhood Education [September 28, 2010]
  15. Illinois is Now the First State to Mandate Bilingual Education in Preschool [September 24, 2010]

Events

  1. Congressional Briefing: The State of Preschool 2012 [April 23, 2013]
  2. Briefing: California - The State of Early Learning [August 26, 2010]

Library Items: Reports

  1. Pre-K for Every Child: A Matter of Fairness [July 9, 2013]
  2. Community Health Workers, Promotores, and Parent Mentors [October 5, 2012]
  3. Impacts of Early Childhood Programs: Nurse Home Visiting [March 15, 2010]
  4. Impacts of Early Childhood Programs: Model Early Childhood Programs [March 15, 2010]
  5. Impacts of Early Childhood Programs: Early Head Start [March 15, 2010]
  6. Impacts of Early Childhood Programs: Head Start [March 15, 2010]
  7. Impacts of Early Childhood Programs: State Pre-Kindergarten [March 15, 2010]
  8. Impacts of Early Childhood Programs [March 15, 2010]
  9. Cost-Effective Investments in Children [March 15, 2010]

Library Items: Fact Sheets

  1. The President's 2015 Budget [March 13, 2014]
  2. A Comparison of Preschool Plans [November 27, 2013]
  3. Access to Preschool for Hispanic and Latino Children [October 10, 2013]
  4. Early Childhood in the President’s FY 2013 Budget [February 28, 2012]
  5. 2012 Appropriations for Kids [January 26, 2012]
  6. Fiscal Year 2012 Labor, HHS, & Education Appropriations: A Side-by-Side Comparison [October 13, 2011]
  7. Impact of the President’s FY 2012 Budget Request on Early Childhood Programs [February 25, 2011]
  8. Protecting Healthy Start [March 18, 2010]

Library Items: Letters and Correspondence

  1. Comments on Race to the Top Preschool Development Grants [February 27, 2014]
  2. June 30, 2009: Letter to Members of Congress [March 23, 2010]
  3. April 22, 2008: Letter to Senators Brown and Burr and Representatives Upton and Towns [March 23, 2010]

Library Items: Messaging Resources

  1. Strategic Messaging: Making Children a National Priority [April 29, 2010]

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