Federal Legislators Look toward the Future!

This week, the Strong Start for America’s Children Act was introduced on Capitol Hill by Representative George Miller (D-CA), Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY), and Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA). This bipartisan legislation proposes a 10-year initiative to expand access to high-quality education for children birth through age five. Hooray for legislators who are looking toward the […]

Kids Get Squeezed in the Federal Budget

posted by Lindsay Dunckel A recent report by the Urban Institute, a non-partisan economic and social policy research institute, shows that children are getting a smaller share of the federal budget, with spending on kids not keeping pace with GDP growth (GDP is gross domestic product, a measure of national income).  Policy change is needed […]