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18-year Advocacy Campaign Reaches Milestone; U.S. Senate to Consider Child Care and Development Block Grant Bill

March 10, 2014
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ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014-- The Senate will begin debate on S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG) of 2014, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance for families and funds child care quality initiatives.

Obama Administration Releases FY2015 Budget with Commitment to Early Learning

March 5, 2014
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This week, the Obama administration released its $3 trillion-plus 2015 budget, calling again for a significant commitment to high quality, early childhood opportunities for young children.  This is the sixth budget from President Obama and the second time he has put early childhood high among his priorities.Learn more in our latest blog post

Our view: Technology upgrade is part of solution to state's child welfare woes

February 27, 2014
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The Salem News

Early-childhood ed seen facing DCF issues

February 24, 2014
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Gloucester Times

Editorial: Child-care bureaucracy needs top-down overhaul

February 24, 2014
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Eagle-Tribune

First Lady Michelle Obama visits Child Care Center

February 27, 2014
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ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 28, 214-- The First Lady visited a Maryland child care center on Thursday to celebrate the four year anniversary of Let’s Move! Child Care and announce one early learning center's commitment to provide healthier options to their young students. Now, more than 13,000 child care centers nationwide are following the Let’s Move! healthy eating and activity guidelines.

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.

Raise Your Hand discussion continued at Symposium

February 23, 2014
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Child Care Aware® of America hosted its first Raise Your Hand for Child Care virtual event. 

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.

The Willis Report: From child care to college, the high cost of having kids

February 12, 2014
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myfoxdc.com
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