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Early Care & Education

Working for quality, affordable childcare, preschool and early education support for all families who need it.

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Ever had a good, bad, funny or sad experience with finding, paying for, or getting great childcare?

  • “For the first nine month of my son's life I was lucky to have my mother watch him. When my mother decided to go back to school I had to find daycare. My husband and I are both employed full time, but we can barely afford childcare and we do not qualify for any assistance.”

    —Sara

    Oregon

  • “I've had to pay ridiculous amounts of tuition to find decent pre-K education. I look for small child to adult ratios and well-qualified teachers. I also like to see clean and attractive play spaces both indoors and outdoors...”

    —Bree

    Washington

MomsBlogging on Early Care & Education

Protecting NH kids from lead - we can make a difference!

Posted March 27, 2017 by TomIrwin

Lead exposure remains a problem across the country and right here in New Hampshire. Every year, several hundred New Hampshire children are found to be poisoned by lead – a dangerous neurotoxin that, even at low levels of exposure, can result in permanent, irreversible harm, such as cognitive impairment, learning disabilities, hearing loss, and delayed [...]

Let’s Make Sure Every Student in WA Has Access to Her Own #MyEdPath

Posted March 22, 2017 by Kristin

As moms, we know access to a range of educational opportunities is necessary in order for children to be healthy, happy, and successful. That’s why MomsRising is a member of the Cradle Through College Coalition, which includes a broad group of organizations and individuals in Washington State committed to the education continuum from early learning through [...]

Early Education Teachers Deserve More

Posted March 22, 2017 by Jehanara Haider

My three year old has been going to full time day care for over one and half year so all topics and issues relating to early childhood education and the teachers who form an integral part of it interest me tremendously. The other day I overheard a child care provider explaining how stressed she was [...]

Creating a culture of community in the workplace

Posted March 20, 2017 by Christina DAllesandro

Most of us spend a great deal of time at work - with our colleagues, doing our job. This can be a wonderful thing or a true challenge. When we feel valued, work can be an amazing thing – you feel part of something, appreciated and engaged. This is something every company should strive for, [...]

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