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.
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
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.