The Bill Tracker (formerly provided by Child Care WORKS) provides progress updates on bills currently moving through the Minnesota Legislature related to early care and education and school-age care issues. Issues include the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), Early Learning Scholarships, and licensing and program regulations.
News for Community Partners
Posted: 10/3/13 - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Four Head Start providers that serve 3,200 low-income children in four states are closing due to the federal government shutdown.
Posted: 10/1/13 - Isanti County News
The mission of Cambridge-Isanti District #911 Early Childhood and Family Programs is to provide comprehensive program offerings, services and resources which educate, support and strengthen families with children ages birth through kindergarten entrance.
Posted: 9/30/13 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools is the proud recipient of an $81,000 Minnesota Early Learning Scholarship Award. The award is recognition of the district’s ongoing focus via its well-established School Readiness program on providing the community with quality early childhood educational experiences.
Posted: 9/19/13 - Breckenridge Daily News
The Breckenridge School Readiness Program recently earned the highest possible 4-Star Parent Aware rating from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. The rating tool helps parents investigate the quality of early childhood settings.
Posted 9/16/13 - Willmar West Central Tribune
A group of child advocates in the Willmar area is working to develop a cohesive education plan for pre-school children in the area.
Posted 9/12/13 - St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota continues to garner praise from national educators for increasing early education funding.
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