President Obama released a $3.9 trillion budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 on Tuesday. The president’s budget contains initiatives that would be widely popular with the American people, according to opinion polls, including job training, education, and closing corporate tax loopholes. However, the president still favors expanding military spending – even as we withdraw from [...]
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Fact: There are more households with working parents than ever before. Fewer than 1 in 3 children today have a full-time, stay-at-home parent. Fact: Child care is incredibly expensive—disproportionately so for low-income families. The average cost of full-time care ranges from $3,900 to $15,000 a year, depending on where the family lives, the type of [...]
This story is by Luba Bezborodnikova, executive director of Educare of Greater Seattle and Associate Superintendent for Early Learning at Puget Sound ESD. In the State of the Union address last week, President Barack Obama called for high-quality child care and pre-kindergarten that prepares all children for school and life, one built upon the best research [...]