Tue December 29
California funneled most of the money from the first coronavirus stimulus bill into subsidies for providers, vouchers for child care and waiving fees for low-income families.
Mon December 28
It took two decades for the union to organize -- and now it has to save its members from the ravages of the pandemic.
Mon December 21
Only a small fraction of daycares have had outbreaks, but even one confirmed case can close a classroom or family child care home for weeks.
Fri December 04
It’ll cost the state an additional $2 billion to $12 billion to overhaul California’s early childhood system and there aren’t many details on where that money will come from. In the words of one child advocate, “Great roadmap, but now let's show us the money.”
Tue December 01
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s ambitions to expand and improve California for young children and their families are outlined and explained in a new Master Plan for Early Learning and Care.
Mon November 30
What does it take to ship 912 miniature elephants in the mail? Determined teachers and a little creativity.
Tue November 17
The state is spending $5 million to reshape child care and early childhood education in California. If you have ideas the time is running out to share them.