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Governor signs early childhood legislation, creating Office of Early Childhood in statute

Yesterday, at Helen Street School in Hamden, Governor Dannel Malloy signed bills formally establishing the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and expanding preschool opportunities throughout the state. The two bills signed were Public Act 14-39 and Public Act 14-41. At … Continue reading

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Rate increases for family child care providers to result from new family child care contract

At the close of Connecticut’s legislative session this month, both houses voted to approve a new family child care contract as part of this year’s budget implementer bill.  The contract takes several important steps toward recognizing the importance of family … 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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If approved, new family child care agreement will increase pay and support for home-based providers

Today, Governor Dannel Malloy formally announced the conclusion of over nine months of negotiations between the State of Connecticut and the union representing our state’s family child care and family, friend, and neighbor providers. We applaud the Office of Early … Continue reading

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