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.
Washington state lawmakers have not reached agreement on a state budget, negatively impacting the lives of its youngest residents.
New Poll: Majority of Americans Agree that All Refugee Children Deserve an Education and Want to Help Refugees Worldwide
“This poll demonstrates that it is imperative for us to help refugee children find safe homes, food, water, and education."
"We know that early ed programs give kids a strong start in life and lead to stronger communities, so this is critical for South Carolina’s future.”
"Investing in kids now will save the city money in the long run."