Category: Child Care

ACNJ and U.S. Rep Gottheimer Host Roundtable to Discuss Child Care Funding as Federal COVID-Relief Runs Out

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Federal dollars through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) Stabilization Grants kept child care centers from closing, but the temporary aid, which expired in September 2023, was a short-term fix to a long-standing problem and robust funding is needed to create a sustainable child care infrastructure, according to advocates at a roundtable […]

Petition to invest in New Jersey’s child care infrastructure

Facebook Twitter Linkedin It’s budget season in Trenton. Lawmakers are deciding how to spend public funds for the state’s resources, programs, and services! Add your name to the growing list of parents, caregivers, and advocates urging the state legislature to make strong investments in New Jersey’s child care infrastructure. By simply providing your name and […]

Did you know there is a growing movement for play-based learning?

Facebook Twitter Linkedin By Olivia Carrara Leontine Young Fellow Footnotes: Tracking the winds of change on the American education policy landscape: The emergence of play-based learning legislation and its implications for the classroom ↵ ibid  ↵  ibid ↵ Play-Based Learning: Evidence-Based Research to Improve Children’s Learning Experiences in the Kindergarten Classroom ↵ Prioritizing Play: The Importance of […]