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Estimates show Washington only has about one early childhood mental health consultant for every 13,000 kids. Will lawmakers come up with money to help improve that ratio? “Early learning consultants
“Child care costs have spiked 220% since 1990, and the crisis is especially acute in Washington state. It has the fifth-highest average weekly cost of child care in the nation, and Seattle is
“U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat, is calling for the federal government to renew its historic investment in the child care industry. When the pandemic first hit, the Child
Lawmakers delivered some new support, but advocates say there’s still a ways to go shoring up the sector. “Washington lawmakers this year funneled more money and support toward the state’s
The 2023 Legislative Session has officially come to a close! Thanks to the dedicated advocacy of child care providers, parents and supporters like you, Washington continued to make important investments
CHILD CARE AWARE OF WASHINGTON Contact: Ryan Pricco, Director of Policy and Advocacy Mobile: 253-267-4966 Child Care Aware of Washington releases legislative agenda with focus on child care
Dear families, caregivers, child care providers, and people of Washington, This Friday, May 6th, we celebrate Provider Appreciation Day and the adults in Washington who care for young children (
We are excited to announce that Sandy Maldonado, Director of Early Learning at Child Care Aware of Washington, will join Child Care Aware® of America’s Board of Directors in January
Washington State Governor Inslee signed the Fair Start for Kids Act May 7, 2021. This historic legislation strengthens Washington’s child care system by assisting families with young children and licensed
OLYMPIA, WA – May 4, 2021 – Governor Inslee will issue a Ceremonial Proclamation this Friday, May 7th expressing his appreciation for Washington’s child care providers, who have always helped
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