County Recognizes Early Learning as Economic Development

NOVEMBER 15, 2017 – If I told you that a county in North Carolina took economic development incentive funds and invested them in early learning, would you believe it? Well that is exactly what happened recently in Buncombe County. Economic development incentives...

Measure Would Raise Tucson Sales Tax to Fund Preschool

TUSCON, AZ, OCTOBER 16, 2017 – Proposition 204 proposes to raise the sales tax in the city of Tucson by half a penny. The money would fund scholarships for up to 8,000 children living in the Tucson city limits for “high-quality” preschool. “They graduate from...

Ballot Initiative Seeks Money for Early Childhood Care

TELLURIDE, CO, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 – The region’s shortage of child care options has been a hot topic this year. Just 211 child care slots are available for 383 children in San Miguel County under the age of 5. Kathleen Merritt, executive director of Bright...