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Child Care Aware of America has released it's 2016 State Fact Sheet.

People may disagree about what the most effective approach is for funding child care, but its importance is no longer up for debate.

The Bill Tracker (formerly provided by Child Care WORKS) provides progress updates on bills currently moving through the Minnesota Legislature related to early care and education and school-age care issues.

WHAT: Child Care Aware® of America recently published its annual cost of care report, Parents and the High Cost of Child Care.

(St. Paul, MN) – Cory Woosley, professional development director at Child Care Aware of Minnesota, has been named a Master Leader in early care and education by Exchange Magazine, a bimonthly publication focused on the administration of programs for young children.

The Bill Tracker (formerly provided by Child Care WORKS) provides progress updates on bills currently moving through the Minnesota Legislature related to early care and education and school-age care issues.

The recently upgraded Parent Aware website, www.parentaware.org, has been selected as a 2014 Human Services Commissioner’s Circle of Excellence Award winner.

The recently upgraded Parent Aware website, www.parentaware.org, has been selected as a 2014 Human Services Commissioner’s Circle of Excellence Award winner.

On November 17, President Obama signed the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 into law. This is the first time the child care program has been reauthorized since 1996.

(ST. PAUL, MN) – Research continues to show that the earliest years of a child’s life, from birth to age 5, are critical to brain development.

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