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Strong Start for America’s Children Act Invests in Early Childhood Education

The American Federation of School Administrators strongly supports the Strong Start for America’s Children Act, legislation that would expand quality preschool programs. Introduced by U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, the 10-year innovative federal-state partnership would expand and improve early learning opportunities for children from birth to age five. […]

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Senators Set Date for NCLB Markup

POLITICO Pro reported that Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have stated they are aiming for a markup of their No Child Left Behind bill the week of April 13. Contrary to the current state of the Republican’s NCLB rewrite hanging in limbo and lawmakers being on a one-week recess, Alexander, Murray and the Senate HELP Committee have said they’re […]

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Summer Hunger: How Can We Solve the Epidemic?

Every year, millions of low-income children rely on free or reduced-price meals from the public school system. While the school year ends, child hunger remains. Studies show that hunger for families with school-age children increases by 34.2 percent, during summer breaks. Programs, like the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), work to curb child hunger by delivering funds to the government, […]

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