Next year brings fresh opportunities to strengthen early childhood education programs, so more kids get an empowered start in life — no matter their circumstances. I urge the New Hampshire Legislature to make the accessibility and growth of early learning programs a top budget priority.
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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.
I am a local elementary school teacher. As we enter this season of thankfulness, I would like to give thanks to elected officials like Governor-elect Brad Little who see investing in child care and early childhood education as a priority.
As a volunteer with the Save the Children Action Network, I know how support for early childhood education can generate positive, long-term effects for kids. By enrolling children in high-quality early-learning programs at an early age, we can ensure they will get a strong start in life.
As a single mom trying to juggle the madness of child care and as we enter this season of thankfulness, I would like to give thanks to elected officials like Governor-elect Jared Polis who see investing in child care and early childhood education as a priority.
There are critical things on the agenda that need to be accomplished by this Congress. One of those issues is global maternal and child survival. There is a bill that is on the table which could save the lives of 5.6 million children globally. The Reach Every Mother and Child Act ensures that women and children who are vulnerable of dying from preventable causes have access to available resources.
Save the Children Action Network, a group that advocates for the expansion of high-quality early education, is endorsing Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s bid for reelection. SCAN cited Scott’s plan to direct revenue from the state’s new online sales tax to boost child care subsidies for low-income families.
South Carolinians have the privilege and responsibility to vote. Yet South Carolina ranks 40th in voter turnout in the United States. During our primaries this June, only 17 percent of registered voters in the state turned out on Election Day.