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ELAA ECEAP Budget Recommendations april.messenger Fri, 04/12/2019 - 13:52
ELAA Recommendations april.messenger Thu, 04/11/2019 - 16:48
ELAA Operating Budget Proposal Comparison v_4.9.19

Comparison of our ELAA legislative priorities as they are proposed by the Governor, House and Senate. Last updated 4.9.19

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Early Learning Workforce Fact Sheet april.messenger Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:57

High Quality Child Care: Good for Babies, Families & Communities

Inadequate Working Connections Child Care subsidy reimbursement rates are standing in the way of access to affordable, high quality early learning opportunities for Washington’s young children and families. Invest in strong families and communities by increasing child care subsidy rates for infants and toddlers to 75 percent of the market rate. Read more (PDF).

 

Early Learning Facilities Fact Sheet

Capital Investment for Early Learning
The Need for Child Care Facilities
• Many families face daunting waiting lists for child care and are unable to work due to the lack of accessible, affordable child care.
• Lack of financing for facilities and capital improvements restricts the ability of child care and pre-school programs to expand.
• As Washington works to ensure all eligible children in ECEAP are served by 2022-23 we have to ensure physical space is available.