“At a time when the number of children living in refugee camps is increasing and more than 3.5 million refugee children are without access to education, we are glad to see the Senate has recognized the importance of investing in overseas assistance for refugees.”
Senate Appropriations Bill Maintains Early Childhood Education Funding, Restores Full Funding to Key Afterschool Program
"I am pleased that the Appropriations Committee rejected the president’s budget request, which included harmful cuts to programs that impact children."
"We congratulate Ambassador Green on his confirmation and are grateful for his understanding of the critical need for robust investments in foreign aid."
Last year, the Reach Every Mother and Child Act became the most widely-supported piece of bipartisan global health legislation in at least a decade.
The House Appropriations Committee approved the SFOPs appropriations bill, which includes funding for critical development programs impacting children.
The House Labor HHS Appropriations bill will increase funding for early childhood education programs, such as Head Start, and help kids succeed nationwide.
SCAN looks forward to continuing our work with Congress to ensure Head Start and other quality early learning programs receive robust funding in the final budget.
SB-191 is a bipartisan bill that will expand state funding for full-day kindergarten programs in New Hampshire.
While this budget deal allows children to continue to learn and thrive in their early childhood education and care programs and makes several vital investments, we still have work to do make sure that all children have access to high-quality early learning programs.
Save the Children Action Network Statement on Final Passage of Bipartisan Full-Day Kindergarten Bill in New Hampshire
We are proud to have worked closely with leaders on both sides of the aisle, from Senator Watters who wrote the original bill and has worked tirelessly for children throughout his career to Governor Sununu who helped set a pro-kindergarten agenda back in February, to achieve this result for kids.