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ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014-- The Senate will begin debate on S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG) of 2014, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance for families and funds child care quality initiatives.
This week, the Obama administration released its $3 trillion-plus 2015 budget, calling again for a significant commitment to high quality, early childhood opportunities for young children. This is the sixth budget from President Obama and the second time he has put early childhood high among his priorities.Learn more in our latest blog post
ARLINGTON, VA. -- Child Care Aware® of America joins the President in calling for Congress to adopt a comprehensive early learning agenda for America’s children.
At a preschool program in Decatur, Georgia, today, President Obama said, “education has to start at the earliest possible age.” Following his remarks at the State of the Union address, the President again called for “high quality preschool for every child, every child.”