After much back and forth, Washington state legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee agreed to spend $158 million on early education in the state's 2015-17 biennium.
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July 06, 2015
May 28, 2015
A new analysis of Census Bureau data finds the overall increase over the past 20 years has been relatively modest, but affluent families and families who have preschool age children have seen the largest jumps.
May 21, 2015
RYB, China's largest private daycare and preschool provider, is partnering with the Erikson Institute to train its employees in best practices.
April 13, 2015
A bill to expand early-learning opportunities gets approval from both the GOP-controlled Senate and the Democratically-controlled House, but the budget remains up in the air.
March 20, 2015
Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., have introduced separate plans to increase the federal child-care tax credit.
November 21, 2014
Early childhood education advocates in South Carolina see an opportunity to expand services now that a 21-year-old legal battle has been decided in favor of better funding for poor and rural regions of the state.
November 19, 2014
An update to a 25-year-old report on child-care worker salaries shows that those who work with the youngest children tend to earn the least, regardless of educational level.
November 18, 2014
The newly-passed legislation, headed to the president's desk, would implement quality and access improvements to a law that hasn't been modified in nearly 20 years.
November 11, 2014
Unionized child-care providers are more likely to seek state-regulated licenses, a proxy for program quality, according to a new study.
November 03, 2014
In more than half of the states, families are receiving larger benefit amounts, or it is easier for them to access the benefits that they qualify for, according to a survey from the National Women's Law Center.