Federal Funding Increases for Early Childhood for FY 2013
Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2012 by Shelly Nye
News from the National Women's Law Center:
Today the Senate Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee approved a $160 million increase for CCDBG, $90 million of which will go towards workforce training and professional development, with the remaining $70 million targeted to access – increasing the number of families served and improving rates. The subcommittee also approved a $70 million increase to Head Start, a $51 million increase for Race to the Top—a significant portion of which to be targeted for additional opportunities for states to enhance early education and care, and a slight increase for Part C of IDEA. Contact the National Women's Law Center with any questions.