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March 27, 2024


Gov. Reynolds Announces $1 Million to Support Credentials for Child Care Careers Grant Program

DES MOINES – Governor Reynolds today announced $1 million in initial funding for competitive grants available through the Iowa Department of Education to support school districts that partner with or create local child care centers to help more high school students earn a national child development credential.  

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Mass. Senate Passes Bill to Make Early Education and Child Care More Affordable

BOSTON ― Massachusetts senators unanimously passed a bill to help shore up the state’s struggling early education system.

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Nonprofits are Working to Expand the Michigan Pre-K Pipeline

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s goal to make preschool free and available to all families is a big task.

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Child Care a Focus for Governors at the 2024 NGA Winter Meeting

Child Care is a policy issue that often cuts across many areas of public interest, including workforce participation, economic mobility, public health, and even energy and infrastructure. At the 2024 NGA Winter Meeting, child care was a hot topic, generating discussion in several sessions, pointing to this being a top policy priority for Governors in 2024.

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