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Dayton's $42B budget prioritizes children, targeted tax relief 28.1.2015 Star Tribune: Latest
Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a $42 billion budget proposal that showed increases to spending on education and human services. It also provides tax relief for middle-class Minnesotans.
Dayton $42 billion budget prioritizes children, targeted tax relief 27.1.2015 Star Tribune: Politics
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a $42 billion budget proposal that showed increases to spending on education and human services. It also provides tax relief for middle-class Minnesotans.
Denver homeless initiative would be latest to tap social impact bonds 25.1.2015 Denver Post: Local
A new way for state and local governments to pay for the rapid expansion of social service programs is gathering steam and turning ...
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Obama launches $80B child care push 23.1.2015 The Hill
"I don't want anybody being day care poor," the president said Thursday in Kansas.
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The Daily Digest: All-day preschool’s price tag 22.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Your daily dose of Minnesota politics and policy.
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Senate DFL preschool plan has hefty price 22.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Senate DFL proposal for universal, all-day preschool would cost nearly $417 million over its first two years and significantly more in the future.
Obama Wants To Make Childcare Affordable. Here’s What He Would Need To Do. 21.1.2015 Think Progres

Obama proposed a new $3,000 childcare tax credit, but it's dwarfed by the cost of care.

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Up next for early education boosters: Free all-day preschool 21.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The bill goes before a Senate education finance committee Wednesday. It's not yet clear how much the proposal would cost the state.
For early education boosters, free all-day preschool is next goal 21.1.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
The allure of leave and community college policies 21.1.2015 Washington Post: Op-Eds
This is a tale of two policies promoted by President Obama: one to make community college free, the other to provide for paid sick leave and parental leave. Both are well-intentioned efforts to address fundamental, economic-based inequities. Only one — the leave policy — should be adopted.Read full article ...
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What To Expect From Obama Tonight On Education 21.1.2015 NPR News
President Obama will lay out three main ideas in a State of the Union speech that may echo his first address to Congress in 2009.
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South Loop teacher charged with assaulting 2 preschoolers 18.1.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
A Chicago preschool teacher was charged with inappropriately touching two 3-year-old students’ genitals during nap-time and in a bathroom at a South Loop ...
West Side dream comes true: 'Best thing since peanut butter and jelly' 18.1.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
In 2009, Arloa Sutter, executive director of East Garfield Park's Breakthrough Urban Ministries, sat down with 10 neighborhood gang ...
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Majority of U.S. public school students are in poverty 16.1.2015 Washington Post
For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, according to a new analysis of 2013 federal data, a statistic that has profound implications for the nation.Read full article >>
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Obama nears limit of executive powers 16.1.2015 Politico
The list of actions he can take without Congress dwindles.
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Kids in control of environment in Amazon Studios' new pilots 15.1.2015 LA Times: Opinion
It is already the fourth season of Amazon Studios pilots — they are having such fun that last year they did it twice — in which prospective series are paraded for public view and comment. It is now no longer an experiment, but a certified Real Thing, and it shows.
'Little Charmers' review: No magic with these witches 12.1.2015 LA Times: Opinion
As a parent, finding appropriate viewing material for preschoolers is a minefield of armchair psychology and finger-crossing. Forget the hours upon hours of junk you watched as a kid, the reasoning goes. If your kids watch anything close to bad TV, their minds will instantly rot away to...
Obese preschoolers may slim down with Head Start, study says 12.1.2015 AP Top News
CHICAGO (AP) -- Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests....
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Making the education and workforce connection 10.1.2015 Star Tribune: Editorials
Quality of instruction, early ed deserve special focus.
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President Obama pitches free community college plan at Tennessee school 10.1.2015 LA Times: Nation
President Obama traveled to this Southern city Friday to sell his new proposal for making community college as widely available as high school, the culmination of a tour outside Washington to promote policy initiatives aimed at the middle class.
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