Tag Archives: early learning

State Releases New Child Care Learning Standards

From Pre-K for PA (http://www.prekforpa.org/): The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning has posted the 2014 Infant, Toddler, and Pre-Kindergarten Learning Standards for Early Childhood. Pennsylvania’s Learning Standards for Early Childhood are research-based according to … Continue reading

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Urge PA’s Senators to Reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant

From the National Women’s Law Center (http://www.nwlc.org/): Very soon our Senators will vote to reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG; S 1086, https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1086). If it passes, this victory will be an important step in building a strong … Continue reading

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Support Proposed Funding for Early Learning This Week

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org): Congress has been working to reach agreement on a bill to continue funding the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year and avoid another shutdown. The exciting news is your hard work … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Support Early Learning Investments

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org): The federal deal signed into law by President Obama ended the government shutdown and raised the nation’s debt ceiling. Funding to run the government will continue until Jan. 15 and a bipartisan committee was … Continue reading

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Call Senators Casey and Toomey to Urge Investments in Early Learning

From the National Women’s Law Center (http://www.nwlc.org/): We’re about to play a giant game of Chutes and Ladders on Capitol Hill! But more about that later. First, we need you to call your Senators and urge them to support early … Continue reading

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Tell Your Stories About High Quality Early Learning

From the National Women’s Law Center (http://www.nwlc.org/): Remember the beloved children’s book Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Like many of us, you’ve probably read it 100 times. Maybe even 100 times in one night! But to recap, … Continue reading

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Early Learning Day of Action—Urge Congress to Increase Investments in Early Learning

From the National Women’s Law Center (http://www.nwlc.org/): Today is the National Early Learning Day of Action. Advocates across the country are talking about why it’s critical to invest in young children. With your help, the Strong Start for Children campaign … Continue reading

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Support State and Federal Early Learning Initiatives

From Public Citizens for Children and Youth (http://www.pccy.org): We need your help to save the funds for child care and early learning programs from the budget ax.  Please read on and take action.  In the last several years, cuts to … Continue reading

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Tell Congress to Stand Up for Struggling Families!

From Half in Ten (http://halfinten.org/): Members of Congress will face some big choices in the coming months. Will they let bonus tax cuts for the wealthiest households expire so that we can pay down our deficit and invest in job … Continue reading

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Why Investing in Early Education Matters, Even in These Difficult Economic Times—October 3, Bethlehem

From the Education Policy and Leadership Center (http://www.eplc.org): Wednesday, October 3, 2012 Continental Breakfast – 8:00 a.m. Program – 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Historic Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association for the … Continue reading

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