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5 Questions with Barbara Clay: Nebraska Child Care Provider Participating in Step Up to Quality

Tell us about yourself -- how did you get started with your child care business? I began U.N.I.Q.U.E. Childcare and Family Services Family Home in 1997 in the North Omaha community. The mission and vision of our child care is: Using Necessary Involvement to provide Quality Unlimited Education to children and their families. We currently serve eight children and are licensed for 10. Read More

September 18, 2014  |  Posted in General Legislation

Step Up to Quality RFP Release and Announcement

In 2013, the Nebraska Legislature passed LB507, establishing the Step Up to Quality Child Care Act - resulting in Nebraska’s Early Childhood Quality Rating and Improvement System.  The implementation of Step Up to Quality is in the early stages but much has occurred in its development that will provide valuable information for moving forward. Read More

August 24, 2014  |  Posted in General

Step Up to Quality’ Debuts July 1

Providing child care can be challenging, especially when children come from varied economic backgrounds and home environments. Research shows that children’s experiences during their first five years profoundly affect social, emotional and cognitive skill formation, and healthy life outcomes. Read More

June 25, 2014  |  Posted in Legislation
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