The State of Early Childhood in Maine: A June 2015 Update

Highlights from our June 2015 Early Childhood Newsletter An Update on Early Childhood Bills The Appropriations Committee will be making critical funding decisions regarding early childhood bills as they wrap up the next two-year budget. Even though all these bills have not been heard in the House and Senate, the Committee may consider these funding … More The State of Early Childhood in Maine: A June 2015 Update

Get Our Future Passed

HOW WELL THEY END UP DEPENDS ON HOW WELL THEY START OUT. Take Action this week to support Maine Families Home Visiting Program WHAT THEY DO: The Maine Families Home Visiting Program is part of Maine’s strategy to ensure the healthy development of our children. Because early experiences literally shape the development of the brain, … More Get Our Future Passed

Impact of 2012-2013 Early Childhood Budget Cuts

2012-2013 Budget Early childhood programs took a very large collective hit in the budget passed by Maine’s 125th Legislature and signed into law by Governor LePage in 2012.  Now, the waiting list for child care subsidy continues to climb, Head Start programs have reduced slots and the home visiting system is weakened despite new federal … More Impact of 2012-2013 Early Childhood Budget Cuts