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Federal Funding Increases for Early Childhood for FY 2013

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.

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