Tag: Children

New Study – Invest in kids = BIG REWARDS

The Effects of Universal Preschool in Washington, D.C. Children’s Learning and Mothers’ Earnings By Rasheed Malik Posted on September 26, 2018, Center for American Progress Getty/Amanda Voisard A 3-year-old stands with her aunt during her first day of prekindergarten, August 2011, in Landover,…

Maternity Leave — Unions Help You Get It!

Labor Unions Help Employees Take More Paid Maternity Leave Union-represented working mothers are at least 17 percent more likely to use paid maternity leave than comparable nonunion working mothers Facilitating working mothers’ use of paid maternity leave is a key…

CRISIS — Care4Kids is being Destroyed

Update: Care4Kids Slots Continue to Decrease posted by Kayla Goldfarb – CAHS From May 2016 to May 2017, Connecticut continued to lose child care slots for low-income families and children, with more than 5,100 slots lost to cut backs in just one…

Don’t Dismantle Office of Early Childhood Education

Office of Early Childhood merger takes us back, not forward JULY 17, 2017 — CT Mirror ViewPoint –By Merrill Gay — CT Early Childhood Alliance –Executive Director– It is troubling that several of the budget proposals floating around the State Capitol call for…