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Child Care Aware® of America Announces Raise Your Hand for Child Care Event

February 11, 2014
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ARLINGTON, Va. Feb. 12, 2014-- Child Care Aware® of America and more than 10 national early learning organizations will come  together to produce the inaugural Raise Your Hand for Child Care virtual event on Feb 19 at noon ET. This event includes a reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) and a simultaneous Twitter Chat.

Day care licensing standards too lax

February 11, 2014
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Indiana Daily Student

Congress Hears Call for Action, House and Senate Hold Hearings on Early Learning

February 10, 2014
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On Wednesday, February 6, 2014, the House Education and the Workforce Committee held a hearing on early childhood programs entitled, “The Foundation for Success: Discussing Early Childhood Education and Care in America.”  The next day, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing entitled, “Supporting Children and Families through Investments in High-Quality Early Education.” To learn more about each of these hearings, read our latest policy blog post

Child care in North Dakota at ‘tipping point

February 10, 2014
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WDAY

Report: Bucks parents spend more than $10K on child care

February 10, 2014
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The Intellegencer

Day cares lax on safety regulations

February 9, 2014
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Indiana Daily Student

Missouri's early childhood education needs more money, but lawmakers split on funding

February 2, 2014
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St. Louis Post Dispatch

Quality child care tough to find everywhere; more challenging in Maine

February 1, 2014
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Portland Press Herald

Notice of Meetings for Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

February 4, 2014
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The Administration for Children and Families will hold two public meetings to obtain input on the creation of Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships this week, Feb. 6 and 7, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. EST. These public meetings will be primarily listening sessions for the Agency and potentially an opportunity for dialogue among participants. The discussion will take place via webinar and by telephone, but early registration is encouraged.

Child Care Aware® of America Announces 2014 Symposium

February 3, 2014
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Child Care Aware ® of America’s 2014 Symposium will take place April 2-4, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. This three-day event will focus on child care and early education policies referenced in President Obama’s 5th State of the Union address and bills currently before Congress, as well as research, practice and innovation approaches for child care that are shaping how families access quality child care.

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