Save the Children Action Network President Kris Perry issued a statement on Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s levy plan that supports the Seattle Preschool Program and early childhood education
The Tennessee state budget approved by lawmakers today includes an additional $1.4 million in recurring funding for voluntary home visiting programs, $1 million for Save the Children’s programs in the state, as well as $500,000 in new funding for Breakfast After the Bell programs.
Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) today applauded Congress for sustaining and in some cases increasing funding for poverty-focused development, global health, and humanitarian relief accounts in the final fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump this afternoon.
Congress Approves Historic Increase for Child Care, Boosts Head Start and Other Early Learning Programs for Kids in the U.S.
The omnibus spending bill passed by Congress early this morning includes a near doubling in funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and increases funding for other crucial early childhood education programs, including Head Start and Early Head Start.
The omnibus spending bill released tonight by Congressional leaders includes an enormous increase in funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and increases funding for other crucial early childhood education programs, including Head Start and Early Head Start.
Senators Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Angus King, I-Maine, and Congressmen Kevin Yoder, R-Kansas, and Hal Rogers, R-Kentucky, received the Champions for Children award Tuesday during the annual Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Advocacy Summit, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.
The Concord School Board on Monday evening unanimously approved a budget that expands kindergarten to a full day across the city.
The state House Finance Committee voted to expand the state Child Care Expenses Income Tax Credit Monday afternoon with a 9-3 bipartisan vote.
As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) President Kris Perry issued the following statement on the Washington state Senate and House of Representatives passing a budget on Thursday that includes an approximately $2.3 million funding increase for home visiting programs. The supplemental operating budget now goes to Governor Inslee, who is expected to sign the bill into law.