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A weekly roundup of the news and information affecting 0-5 policy and partners in the early years.

December 20, 2013 Blog 0 Comments

0-5 IN THE NEWS 6 states receive $280M in early learning grants   WASHINGTON — Six states were announced Thursday as winners of a combined $280 million in government grants to improve early learning programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.…

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Your Partner in the Early Years

December 13, 2013 Blog 0 Comments

  Fifteen years ago, voters affirmed the importance of investing in the healthy development of California’s youngest children and passed Proposition 10, the California Children and Families Act.  The statewide program is now known as First 5, in reference to…

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Preventative benefits of early education

December 10, 2013 Blog 0 Comments

State Senator Mark Leno, District Attorney George Gascón, Chief of Police Greg Suhr, and First 5 San Francisco Executive Director Laurel Kloomok visited the Salvation Army Harbor House Child Development Center this past Wednesday to see firsthand the positive effects of  high-quality preschool programs.   The Senator…

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