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Child Care Provider Rates, School Financing, the Budget Among Our Priority Bills

Earlier this month, members of the Nebraska Legislature once again began their important work at the state Capitol.We have identified several bills with potential to affect early childhood and designated them as priorities this legislative session.  Read More

January 26, 2017  |  Posted in Legislation

Fiscal Analyst Liz Hruska, Senator John Stinner Selected by National Group to Study Early Childhood

State Fiscal Analyst Liz Hruska and Senator John Stinner were selected as National Conference of State Legislatures Early Learning Fellows in 2016.  Read More

January 19, 2017  |  Posted in General

U.S. Census: 41% of Nebraska’s Children Ages 0-5 are At Risk

Newly released U.S. Census data show 62,729, 41% of Nebraska’s 153,696 children ages 0-5, are “at-risk” of failing at school. Read More

January 12, 2017  |  Posted in General

105th Nebraska Legislature, First Session, Convenes

The Nebraska Legislature convened the first session of the 105th Legislature yesterday. Senator Jim Scheer was elected Speaker, replacing Senator Galen Hadley whose term ended in December due to term limits.  Read More

January 05, 2017  |  Posted in Legislation

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