Tag Archives: Care4Kids

Child Care in Crisis: Connecticut’s Cautionary Tale

The following is the text of a blog written by All Our Kin CEO Jessica Sager as part of the National Women’s Law Center’s Child Care NOW guest blog series. The original blog post can be viewed here.  At the … Continue reading

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All Our Kin Attends Care4Kids Rally on the Heels of a Victory for CT’s Working Families

Good news! Child care providers, parents, advocates, and community partners joined our advocacy efforts to save Care4Kids, and it paid off: working families who are currently receiving Care4Kids, and who remain eligible at redetermination, will stay on the program! Over … Continue reading

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New Report Challenges States to Increase Access to Child Care Assistance

On October 22, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released a new report, “Turning the Corner: State Child Care Assistance Policies 2014.” As the authors state in the introduction, child care should be a top priority in all states: it helps … Continue reading

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News to celebrate: Connecticut legislature passes several pieces of essential early childhood legislation

This weekend, parents, providers, and advocates across Connecticut celebrated the news that the Connecticut legislature approved several important early childhood measures. The legislature voted to establish the Office of Early Childhood and invest in preschool expansion. Additionally, the legislature arrived … Continue reading

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To raise the quality of early education, start by fixing the child care subsidy system

All Our Kin is extremely excited about the strides Connecticut has begun to make in improving early care and education, and about the heightened national conversation about the enormous impact of a child’s early experiences. And yet, a fundamental component … Continue reading

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