Over the past few years we have seen increased leadership from California legislators on early learning including from the Assembly Speaker, the Senate Budget Chair - both former early learning providers from Los Angeles - and the Women’s Caucus.
President Trump’s most recent plan for the country’s child care policy was introduced during his presidential campaign, and includes recommendations for increasing child-to-staff ratios in care settings.
When your state faces the possibility of losing funding for your entire early childhood education system, you must pull out all the stops to protect it. For Kansas Action for Children (KAC), that included accessing Rapid Response from the Alliance for Early Success. Our partners at the Committee for Economic Development, Council for a Strong America, Center for Michigan, and Arizona’s First Things First came to our aid in our moment of crisis. Read on to learn how.