Save the Children Action Network, the political arm of Save the Children, is running radio ads in Las Vegas urging Sen. Dean Heller to expand child care tax credits in the GOP tax reform package.
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Save the Children Action Network, which endorsed candidates based on their support for early-learning, backed winners Liza Poinier and Chuck Crush.
Setting aside the merits of the complete package, there’s one thing the both of us agree would improve the proposal for middle-class and low-income Americans trying to get ahead — a solution to the growing costs of child care in America.
At the Monitor’s candidate forum last week, each school board candidate claimed to support full-day kindergarten. But who is willing to vote to bring full-day programming to Concord schools?
We know that America serves as the world’s moral leader. It is our responsibility to help vulnerable people in nations less fortunate than our own to survive and thrive
As Congress contemplates a major tax overhaul, it has the opportunity to generate revenue and a healthier national economy by helping parents with the costs of quality early childhood education and care.
Nicaragua is the poorest country in Central America and the second-poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Fortunately, Save the Children is working there to help end preventable deaths of mothers and kids.
A 2016 report from Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman shows the rate of return on investments in early-childhood development for many kids can be 13 percent per child per year due to improved outcomes in education, health, reduced crime and economic potential.
The Reach Act would greatly improve the rate at which moms and kids are surviving, and it would put us that much closer to the global commitment of ending all preventable deaths in the next generation globally.
Actress and Save the Children board trustee Jennifer Garner was in Kentucky visiting a school where early childhood, literacy and math programs funded by Save the Children has led to an increase in academic achievement.