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Bi-Partisan Legislation to Improve Quality of Child Care One Step Closer to Passage

September 14, 2014
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The House of Representatives just voted to reauthorize the S. 1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, led by Representatives John Kline (R-MN), George Miller (D-CA), Todd Rokita (R-IN), and David Loebsack (D-IA), and Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Richard Burr (R-NC). The original bill was approved in the Senate by a vast majority in March. 

Reed Seeks to Improve Child Care Quality, Oversight, & Background Checks

March 9, 2014
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5 reasons the reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant matters

February 26, 2014
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The Senate will consider the reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) as early as next week. As you know, this federal law outlines how child care funding and quality initiatives are funded in the states –yet it has not been reauthorized in over 17 years, making the Senate debate next week one of the most critical conversations about children in child care in recent times.

Virginia Progress on Background Checks for Child Care Providers

February 20, 2014
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Click here to read the latest guest blog post from Sharon Veatch, Executive Director of Child Care Aware of Virginia, about the progress made in Virginia on background checks for child care providers.

NACCRRA Supports Legislation That Will Require Comprehensive Background Checks of Child Care Providers

December 17, 2009

The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) announced its support for legislation introduced today by U.S.

NACCRRA Supports Legislation Introduced by U.S. Representative Andre Carson That Will Require Comprehensive Background Checks of Child Care Providers

July 22, 2009

Arlington, VA – The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) announced its support for legislation introduced today by U.S.

NACCRRA Supports Legislation Introduced by U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore, Jan Schakowsky and Kay Granger That Will Require Comprehensive Background Checks of Child Care Providers

July 21, 2009

Arlington, VA - The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) announced its support for legislation introduced today by U.S.

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