Author: Eloisa Hernandez-Ramos

Ensuring the Continuum of Care for Children Aged 0 – 5 years

Facebook Twitter Linkedin We believe every child should have access to high-quality early care and education. ACNJ was involved in the New Jersey Supreme Court education funding case, Abbott v. Burke, which mandated that 31 school districts with high concentrations of low-income students were required to provide high-quality preschool. Districts met this requirement by collaborating […]

Take Action: Urge Governor Murphy to sign the child care enrollment bill S2478/A4177.

GREAT NEWS! The S2478/A4177 Child Care Enrollment bill would extend the duration of a law requiring certain provider subsidy payments for child care services to be based on enrollment. And now, it is headed to the Governor’s desk… Urge Governor Murphy to say “YES” to small businesses, working families and their children by signing A4177/S2478 […]

ACNJ 2023 Annual Report

Thank You to Our Supporters As we reflect on this year’s achievements, and look to opportunities ahead, we know our wins for children would not be possible without our many supporters and partners. 2023_11_22_ACNJ_annual_report Download 2023 Annual Report Photos From 8th Annual Breakfast Celebration Highlight Video, Reflecting on 2023 and Recognizing Senior Policy Analyst Cynthia […]

Take Action: Urge Leaders in the Legislature to Support Bills A4819/S2887

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Urge your leaders in the legislature to provide ALL New Jersey families the resources and services needed to successfully raise their children from before birth to adulthood. Limited employment opportunities, insufficient and substandard housing, unsafe and unhealthy environments, inadequate and remote essential services –these overlapping conditions cultivate family distress and are prevalent […]

Did you know that New Jersey preschoolers are being expelled from public schools against the law?

Facebook Twitter Linkedin By Jake Moore Policy Associate For more information on this topic contact Jake at jmoore@acnj.org New Jersey passed legislation in 2016 to make expulsions and suspensions of preschoolers in publicly funded classrooms against the law, except in certain circumstances. However, both remain major issues facing our youngest children.  Beginning in 2005, studies […]