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Voices Speaking

June 9, 2015

Early Care and Education Progress Data Tables 2014, Part 2: Educational Attainment of Early Childhood Workforce


Why does the educational attainment of early childhood staff matter? A wealth of national research shows that the long-term benefits of early care and education programs are greater when program staff hold four-year degrees and have specialized training in the field.

Issue Area:
Early Care
June 8, 2015

Connecticut Voices for Children Commends Lawmakers for Crafting a Budget that Maintains Investments in Children

Ellen Shemitz, J.D. and

Last week, the Connecticut State Senate voted to approve a two-year, $40 billion budget, sending the bill to the desk of Governor Malloy.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education, Family Economic Security, Health