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17
Mar

Campaign: Temporarily close child care programs in Ontario due to COVID-19

The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care and Association for Early Childhood Educators of Ontario have partnered to create the message below. Please show your support by sending this message out to your local MPP,...
16
Mar

Open Letter to Canada’s Premiers — Early Learning and Child Care Planning COVID-19

The Canadian Child Care Federation is calling on all provincial and territorial governments across Canada to take immediate action to protect and mitigate the possible effects of COVID-19 for all children, Canada’s ELCC...
12
Mar

Child care sticker shock plagues parents in Toronto and across the country

EXCERPTED Child care remains ruinously expensive in most Canadian cities, with Toronto parents paying the highest median fees in the country at an eye-popping $21,000 a year for infants, according to the latest annual...
12
Mar

In progress: Child care fees in Canada 2019

 PRESS RELEASE:
12
Mar

School board, city, province partner on 601 new child-care spaces in Burnaby

EXCERPTED B.C.’s NDP government may be taking flak from Liberal critics about the pace of its vaunted child-care plan, but the Burnaby school board isn’t complaining. The province announced Monday it had agreed to...
11
Mar

What we learned about the challenges and commitment of early childhood educators

EXCERPTS Cindy Decker had big plans when she began her job as executive director of an early childhood education program in Tulsa, Okla. She was excited to launch new professional development opportunities, hoped to...
11
Mar

Promising models for preparing a diverse, high-quality early childhood workforce

Excerpted from the executive summary
11
Mar

Child care fee reduction initiative: Funding guidelines 2020/21

Excerpted from introduction The Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative (CCFRI) within the Child Care Operating Funding (CCOF) Program provides funding to make child care more affordable for families across the province....
11
Mar

Long-term effects of early childhood programs through eighth grade: Do the effects fade out or grow?

Excerpted from abstract
11
Mar

Scramble for childcare in Madrid as schools closed over coronavirus

The regional government has added a two-week shutdown of nurseries, schools and universities to its defence measures EXCERPTS Schools in Madrid are beginning a two-week shutdown after a...

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