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Letter: Expand access to child care

The future prosperity of Washington depends on our ability to support our next generation. Unfortunately many families live in what’s known as a “child care desert,” without access to affordable, high-quality child care.

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We need more child care

As an Alaskan who cares about the well-being of children and families in Fairbanks, I believe Sen. Dan Sullivan deserves to be commended for announcing last week that he will champion bipartisan legislation to expand access to quality child care.

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Early education is key to breaking cycle of poverty

In our politically polarized world, we should be encouraged when policy progress is made for kids. And that is exactly what is happening in states across the country, where Republican and Democratic governors are implementing policies to increase access to high-quality early education and child care.

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We can reduce child poverty

We know that investing in high-quality early childhood education is one of the most effective ways to break the pervasive cycle of child poverty and ensure equal opportunity for all families in America. We call upon our nation’s leaders to commit to ending child poverty.

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Child care and Vermont’s opportunity gap

The CEO of the Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), Mark Kennedy Shriver, and longtime child advocate and actor Jennifer Garner commended the tripartisan focus in Vermont on increasing access to high-quality, affordable child care for all families who need it.

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News Shapers: Education in America

Save the Children SVP Mark Shriver and the organization's trustee actor Jennifer Garner dug into the decade-long push they've made to inject conversations around early childhood education into the mainstream.

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