Our Step-by-Step Guides can help you plan your application for the 2021 School Readiness Tax Credit Beginning July 1, Nebraska's child care professionals may begin submitting applications to take advantage of the School Readiness Tax Credit Act before the program...
During the past legislative session, Chairman of the Nebraska Legislature’s Appropriations Committee Senator John Stinner introduced LR390, an interim study to examine the fiscal and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nebraska’s early childhood workforce and...
Mariah Stowe, a Lincoln child care provider, testified on LR390 before the Legislature's Appropriations Committee on the tough decisions facing child care professionals during COVID-19.
At a recent Appropriations Committee hearing, TMCO CEO Diane Temme Stinton testified on LR390, an interim study assessing the fiscal impact of COVID-19 on Nebraska's early childhood workforce and early care and education system.
FFN's Elizabeth Everett tesified at a legislative hearing for LR390 this week, along with experts from the Nebraska Early Childhood Workforce Commission, the state’s early childhood system, business and child care.
The 106th Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die August 13. Here's an overview and summary of bills affecting early childhood policy from this year's session.
Here's FFN's breakdown of how $20 million in federal funds resulting from passage of the CARES Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic will be used to stabilize and strengthen Nebraska's child care infrastructure and other school-based education services for children.
The state has temporarily eased or suspended certain licensing and regulatory procedures governing child care as a result of the coronavirous pandemic, including paying providers who accept the child care subsidy for enrollment rather than attendance.
Learn the latest news from Governor Pete Ricketts on the current public health emergency.
Stay current on the latest news from state senators.
Sr. Policy Associate Elizabeth Everett spoke recently at a gathering of Gage County leaders on creating a high-quality child care infrastructure to develop, attract and anchor a much-needed up-and-coming workforce in Beatrice and Gage County.
The 2020 session of the 106th Nebraska Legislature is in its third week. Senators introduced 482 new legislative proposals this session. Over the next 30 days, the 14 standing committees will conduct a public hearing for each new introduced bill.