Want to learn more about what happened with child care and Head Start funding this year and what’s in store for early care and education funding and policies next year in Washington? Register for a conference call What’s Next for Early Childhood in the 112th Congress, on Thursday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern, and get your questions answered.
The failure to increase child care and Head Start funding will immediately affect many low-income parents, so it’s time for us as advocates to regroup and strategize about what to do next. Shortly after they return in January, Congress will take up another bill to fund the government from March 4 through the end of the fiscal year. We plan to be ready to make a renewed push for child care and Head Start funding.
Speakers will include:
- Helen Blank, National Women’s Law Center
- Danielle Ewen, CLASP
- Adele Robinson, National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Harriet Dichter, First Five Years Fund