Over the years, I’ve received a few ugly Christmas sweaters. My favorite was a bright red sweater with too many dancing reindeers that I received when I was about 10 years old. At the time, I didn’t know it was ugly. It had to be pointed out to me by a dear, older friend – [...]
Early Care & Education
Working for quality, affordable childcare, preschool and early education support for all families who need it.
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On December 10th President Obama hosted a White House Summit on Early Education, bringing together a broad coalition of philanthropic, business, education, child advocacy, and elected leaders and other key stakeholders. It was a welcome chance to celebrate progress in expanding access to quality early childhood development and learning opportunities for children from birth through [...]
Thanks so much to the thousands of people who have signed our open letter to Congress letting them know that parents are facing a national emergency: Childcare now costs more than college in most states in the nation and many of our leaders have no clue that this is the case. So, with your help, [...]
The White House Early Learning Summit is calling. Thanks to quality teaching and tireless dedication of early learning professionals over the past decades our country’s highest offices are now identifying that work as the pivotal piece to improving our communities. Studies show that for every dollar invested in high-quality early learning programs there is at [...]