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Senate Votes to Reauthorize Child Care Bill

March 17, 2014
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Senate Advances Bipartisan Bill to Significantly Improve Quality of Child Care Nationwide

March 12, 2014
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ARLINGTON, Va., March 13, 2014-- The Senate voted today to pass S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG) of 2014 by a vote of 96-2, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance for families and funds child care quality initiatives. Child Care Aware® of America has pushed for CCDBG reauthorization for nearly two decades.

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.

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