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National and State Policy for Transforming ECE Financing

Linda Smith, Director of Early Childhood Policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center, presented "National and State Policy for Transforming ECE Financing" at the 2018 Early Childhood Economic Summit. She most recently served as the deputy assistant secretary for early childhood development in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the…

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Our High Expectations for the New Year

The start of a New Year brings many new hopes and expectations as the PA General Assembly returns from their winter hiatus. As legislators from across the Commonwealth get ready for the start of the upcoming Legislative Session, there is no shortage of urgent policy and legislative challenges ahead for…

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Reaching Beyond Our Grasp

When Robert Browning penned the phrase “[a person’s]reach should exceed their grasp,” he reminded us that the ability to achieve something big may hinge on our willingness to attempt something seemingly impossible. The enormity of the challenges of meeting our goal of ensuring every child in PA has access to…

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