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This Child Care Chain Will Now Pay for Its Employees to Get College Degrees

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Ask any parent or guardian about child care in the United States, and he or she will agree: It’s a bank-breaking, anxiety-inducing mess. For many families, child care costsmore annually than in-state college tuition, while the U.S. has some of the lowest public spending on early childhood education—a broad term that encompasses care for any child before kindergarten—in […]

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50 years of Kaplan Early Learning

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(Winston-Salem Monthly) – Hal Kaplan talks a lot about concepts. Educational concepts, legislative concepts, schooling concepts, teaching concepts, toys that teach and the concepts behind those—the list goes on. Obviously, concepts are a serious driving force behind the strategy at Kaplan Early Learning, and they’re a big part of the company’s growing success. “Every day in […]

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Introducing the Dual Language Learners Program Assessment (DLLPA)

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  Thursday, Aug. 2, 20181–2 p.m. ET Register Online Now!Discover the Dual Language Learners Program Assessment (DLLPA), which helps programs coordinate their approach for full and effective participation of children who are dual language learners and their families. This tool helps Head Start, child care, and pre-K programs assess their management systems and program services, as well as […]

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Fighting the Child Care Shortage in Montrose

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(WesternSlopeNow.Com) – MONTROSE, Colo. – For years now, Montrose families have faced a shortage of child care. Those with the city are hopeful that a new $600,000 grant will help close that gap. Every morning, Sarah Fishering drops her two kids off at Maslow Academy before starting her day. However, this wasn’t always the case. “I […]

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Strong Start’s 2018 budget created from tax dollars

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(Telluride Daily Planet) – Early childhood education tax provides needed funding  When the Early Childhood Ballot Initiative passed last fall with 63 percent of voters approving the measure, it ensured that $604,116 voter-approved tax dollars would be spent on San Miguel County’s youngest residents. That investment in the future was solidified at last week’s Board of […]