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Gov. Inslee’s Budget Includes Some Important Early Learning Investments but Misses the Mark on Child Care
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) CEO Mark Shriver applauded Washington Governor Jay Inslee for including new early learning investments in the 2019 budget he released today, and reminded legislators that even more resources will be needed to ensure all kids have access to affordable, high-quality early learning.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) CEO Mark Shriver tonight congratulated Michelle Lujan Grisham for winning election as governor of New Mexico.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) CEO Mark Shriver tonight congratulated Phil Scott for winning re-election as governor of Vermont.
As a Save the Children Action Network volunteer, I’m spending this holiday season reflecting on the progress we’ve made for kids in New Hampshire. I’m proud that we’ve expanded access to early learning, like home visiting programs and full-day kindergarten, over the years, but there is still more work to be done.
I was so thrilled to see Gov. Kim Reynolds discuss the importance of making child care more accessible for Iowa families. As a volunteer with the Save the Children Action Network, I know how these investments can generate positive, long-term effects for children.
As a grandmother of four young children who need child care during the day so their parents can work, I see the difficulties that families face when trying to find and keep quality care, even in more populated urban areas. Our "family-friendly" elected officials must address this crisis.
SCAN's newest ad for Governor Gina Raimondo explains her plans for early education in Rhode Island.
SCAN's newest ad for Michelle Lujan Grisham explains why she should be the next governor in New Mexico.
Two of the most prominent leaders in preparing low-income children for school say there is no age too young to help.
Child mortality rates have fallen by more than half, from 12.7 million under-5 deaths in 1990, to 5.6 million in 2016. U.S. leadership and foreign assistance played instrumental roles in this achievement, saving the lives of millions of children around the world.
SCAN crafted this prospectus to help 2018 midterm election candidates of both parties amplify an agenda for early childhood, to help kids survive and thrive.
This report higlights Save the Children Action Network's efforts as the political voice for kids in 2016.