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‘Quality’ child care is about developing healthy children—and healthy businesses

Nebraska urgently needs skilled, highly capable child care providers to thrive—not only as educators and caregivers for young children, but as business owners and entrepreneurs. This was the central theme at Elevate19, a recent conference for current and prospective child care providers from across the state. Read More

June 27, 2019  |  Posted in General

Policy Associate Elizabeth Everett begins statewide tour to learn about child care infrastructure

Policy Associate Elizabeth Everett is embarking on a tour around Nebraska this summer to learn about early childhood infrastructure in communities and begin building relationships with community members to identify child care needs and strategies.

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June 20, 2019  |  Posted in General

What we learned from the 2019 Early Childhood Policy Leadership Academy

The inuagural class of the Nebraska Early Childhood Policy Leadership Academy was as valuable to those of us who helped design the program as it was to the citizen-leaders who participated in it. Read More

June 19, 2019  |  Posted in General

Highlights of the 2019 Nebraska legislative session

Here's a look at this year's contentious legislative session and updates on bills affecting early childhood, including those that were passed into law and those that will be held over for the 2020 session.  Read More

June 06, 2019  |  Posted in Legislation

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