Today, New Mexico’s new Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD) officially gets to work! Here’s what that means for kids across the state.
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An entire generation is forced to contort their lives around America’s failure to address one of the basic responsibilities of any human society— supporting families with babies and young children.
SCAN answered some of the questions about child care and COVID-19 that we were unable to get to during the 3rd session of the 2020 Virtual Advocacy Summit.
On the 3rd night of the Save the Children Action Network Advocacy Summit, our experts discussed how the coronavirus is impacting the child care industry.
Gov. Lujan Grisham and SCAN President Mark Shriver: “It’s time that we fully recognize the indispensable value of high-quality childhood services, and then create the supports that will help children to thrive.”
SCAN spoke to more than 20 volunteers who work with children to hear, in their words, how the coronavirus is affecting them. Here are four of their stories.
Colorado is seriously lacking accessible child care and early ed spots. Just this year, I stood outside at 4 am, for four hours, to assure the two soon-to-be preschoolers would have a slot. Something has to change.
My twin boys are now six months old and I’m just returning back to my full-time role as CEO. I’ve been fully engaged in the jigsaw puzzle of piecing together care from my parents and friends, paying for someone to come into our home, and hoping to get off the waitlist at a child care center. I can’t help but think, what about those who don’t have any of these supports?