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Biden Is Giving Child Care 'Prime-Time Attention.' Can He Actually Transform It? []

By Alisha Haridasani Gupta, The New York Times, April 29, 2021 The last time America came close to creating a national child care system was in 1971. There were a total of 15 women in Congress. And a young Joe Biden, then a councilman in New Castle County, Del., was beginning to consider running for a Senate seat. But President Richard Nixon vetoed what was a largely bipartisan effort , worried that it would have “family-weakening implications.” Now, as president, Mr. Biden plans to vastly...

What President Biden's recovery plan for families means for California's children []

By Karen D'Souza, EdSource, April 27, 2021 In the wake of the pandemic, which has cast the essential nature of child care into high relief, President Joe Biden has revealed the outlines of a strategy to rebuild the country’s early education and care infrastructure. Key aspects of the estimated $1 trillion American Families Plan, which Biden plans to roll out in a speech to Congress on Wednesday, remain in flux. Still, the package is widely expected to include key early childhood initiatives,...

April 2021 CTIPP CAN Call Follow Up

Thank you to everyone who was able to join this month's CTIPP CAN call, and a special thank you to Dan Jurman, Dave Ellis, Commissioner Christine Beyer, and Angela Medrano Sanchez for their wonderful and informative presentations about the work in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. We learned about strategies that have proven effective for launching statewide trauma-informed initiatives. If you were unable to join, would like to watch again, or want to share with others, you can find the call...


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