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National Survey: Democratic Primary Voters Want to Hear More from Presidential Candidates on Children’s Issues
Today, SCAN announced the results of a national survey that identified Democratic primary voters’ desire to hear more from presidential candidates on the issue of access to child care and preschool.
SCAN President Mark Shriver applauded Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo for signing a state budget that increases preschool funding by $8 million and provides 280 new high-quality seats.
This week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2740, which provides major increases in funding for fiscal year 2020 programs that impact millions of children both in the U.S. and around the globe.
Mark Shriver and Maya Wiley spoke with Andrea Mitchell about the poor conditions for children detained at the border and the need to ensure that families stay together.
While a return to school this week may be routine for kids and parents, many families in Mesa County and thousands more across Colorado have a new cause for celebration this month: full-day kindergarten.
The deluge of migrants prompted Save the Children to come to Deming and set up a "child-friendly space" at the city's migrant shelter. It's the only emergency humanitarian operation Save the Children has ever set up in the U.S. that wasn't in response to a natural disaster.
Many families in the U.S. live in child care deserts -- areas where it is nearly impossible to access quality care for their children. We must urge Congress to fix this and #Care4ChildCare.
Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Vermont Governor Phil Scott and New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham share why we must invest in early childhood education.
TEXT NMkids to 52886 to support Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's plan for Permanent Early Childhood Education Funding!
Child mortality rates have fallen by more than half, from 12.7 million under-5 deaths in 1990, to 5.6 million in 2016. U.S. leadership and foreign assistance played instrumental roles in this achievement, saving the lives of millions of children around the world.
SCAN crafted this prospectus to help 2018 midterm election candidates of both parties amplify an agenda for early childhood, to help kids survive and thrive.
This report higlights Save the Children Action Network's efforts as the political voice for kids in 2016.