Support S255/H1528 which sits with the Joint Committee on Education in addition to S240 -H2874.
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A guest blog by Chris Martes, president and CEO of Strategies for Children.
We’re keeping an eye on early education trends, and we think there are six important things to watch for in 2018.
• FY19 state budget advocacy
Will the Governor and the Legislature continue their support for the early childhood education workforce? We hope so. Massachusetts has made important progress.
• Dear Massachusetts Legislature: Please expand preschool.
Last year, the Senate Ways and Means committee included $15 million for expansion, but this allocation did not make it into the final budget.
We are continuing to advocate for a bill that would invest in expansion in a small but powerful way. “An Act ensuring high quality early education,” H.2874 filed by Representative Alice Peisch (D-Wellesley) and S.240 filed by Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) would award preschool expansion grants to high-needs communities…
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