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June 23, 2021

What's Next After WOYC Success?

The official proclamations for the 2021 Week of the Young Child are powerful tools can bring attention to the need for continued public support and investments in early childhood education.

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Authored by: Michael Kim
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April 28, 2021

NAEYC Statement on the American Families Plan

NAEYC honors early childhood educators working with children from birth through age 8 who can feel hopeful about the bold, substantial, and sustainable investments being proposed for early childhood education. 
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NAEYC Affiliate Network grows to 52. Louisiana Joins the Community.

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

Formar Conexiones. Abrir Camino Para la Compensación y las Prestaciones

Hay que centrar las prioridades en abordar la equidad por medio de igualar la compensación, los seguros médicos, y la jubilación para educadores de la niñez temprana entre los estados y los tipos de programas.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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NAEYC CEO Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

Making Connections. Unlocking Compensation and Benefits

As implementation of the Unifying Framework moves forward, priorities must be centered on addressing equity through scaling compensation, health insurance, and retirement benefits for early childhood educators across states and settings.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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2021 Public Policy Forum - Advocacy in Action

Together, we are mobilizing for transformative changes in early childhood education! Explore (and contribute!) to this virtual space where we are showcasing our collective advocacy in action.
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January 22, 2021

Be the Light

NAEYC congratulates President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their historic inauguration.

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Young Children
November 18, 2020

Our Proud Heritage. Can We Change Early Care and Education?

Early care and education professionals, advocates, and supporters have worked to solve real and perceived problems within the early childhood education workforce, but without complete success. One ongoing issue is how we—and others—define who we are.

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Authored by: Edna Runnels Ranck
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August 20, 2020

Make Sure the 2020 Census Counts All Kids

By completing the 2020 Census, and encouraging your colleagues, family, neighbors, and friends, on and offline, to do the same, you are helping to ensure communities get their fair share of over $800 billion per year in federal funding.
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NAEYC Pandemic Surveys

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, NAEYC has been committed to learning more about the scope of our nation’s current child care crisis.
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