New Regulation for Child Care Published by Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

The Administration for Children and Families has released the final rule for CCDBG/CCDF.  You'll find some resources from ACF and some possible organizations to follow as they ramp up to service your needs.  This will impact you - educate yourself.

Federal Child Care Policy News – Round Up

If you subscribe to any child care mailing lists (or all of them as I am) you have received at least one message (or 20) about the federal budget and the new Child C.A.R.E. Act.  Let's take a moment and appreciate the incredible number of organizations and people rallying around children, child care and early learning - Thank you for all of the work you are doing.

Let's take a look at some of the things we learned and resources we can use to best understand these big announcements.

2015 – A Year in Review

2015 was a big year for child care and early education as bipartisan bills were passed, programs were funded and organizations and individuals continue to recognize the impact of a child's development has in their homes, communities and ultimately our nation's future.  Some bulleted points for you!

Child Care Funding Letter to Congress from Organizations

If you are a CACFP Sponsoring Organization, part of a local or state child care association, state agency or other local and state organization please email policy@nafcc.org the name of the organization and state you are representing.  Providers, tell your local organizations to support you. Ask them to sign the letter! They can email policy@nafcc.org with the name of their organization and state they are representing.