BONNYMAN, Ky. (WYMT) – Kentucky Senator Reginald Thomas (D-Fayette) met with members of Save the Children Action Network and visited two childcare centers in an effort to help promote the need for more services in Kentucky. “We need to make …
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Daycare costs more than most in-state college tuition. A scholarship fund would help more families afford it.
Mar 14, 2023
Childcare is a major expense for Tennessee families. 87% of voters think there needs to be more financial aid to cover child care costs.
Mar. 15, 2023
The Promising Futures Act would offer scholarships for children to attend childcare and learning programs. More than 150 child advocates encouraged Tennessee lawmakers support the bill.
February 28, 2023
Rural policy is one issue where Republicans and Democrats should be able to find common ground. The new Congress will be presented with a concrete opportunity as it takes up work to pass a new farm bill that will authorize rural development programs at the Department of Agriculture. It’s an opportunity to address the pandemic’s lingering effects on child care, health care, food insecurity and more.
New Hampshire Bulletin
February 20, 2023
Providing safe, quality child care in a child care center is expensive, and the crisis is multifaceted. Now a bill currently under consideration in the state Senate aims to improve New Hampshire’s child care system. The Child Care for Working Families Act includes changes to the N.H. Child Care Scholarship Program regarding eligibility and reimbursement policies.
Santa Fe New Mexican
February 18, 2023
As working parents, we should not have to sacrifice our careers or our children’s well-being to make ends meet. The expanded child care assistance program in New Mexico has been a game-changer.
El Sol de Yakima
27 de febrero, 2023
En el corazón de eso está cómo cuidamos a los niños y nos aseguramos de que tengan un futuro exitoso y saludable. Desafortunadamente, el acceso a cuidado infantil de alta calidad es difícil en todo el país y existe una gran oportunidad para invertir en la educación de la primera infancia.
February 21, 2023
Investments in child care and early education not only have long-term benefits for children, but they also have effects that ripple out into the community, improving economic and social outcomes for everyone.
January 31, 2023
The struggle to find affordable child care, made worse by the pandemic, is now becoming a more serious problem in rural areas.