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NAEYC Federal Recommendations

Explore these resources on how policymakers can craft legislation and regulation that supports high-quality early childhood education and educators.
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Public Policy and Advocacy

America for Early Ed is NAEYC’s non-partisan mobilization and grassroots effort focused on continuing to elevate early childhood education and educators using a variety of tactics, including social media and on-the-ground support for members & Affiliates.
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Public Policy and Advocacy

Read NAEYC's public policy priorities, elevate your advocacy skills, and stay connected!
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Archive: Children's Champions

View the deep history of our advocacy efforts via the archive of our Children's Champion newsletters.
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January 5, 2017

Children's Champions: An Ode To You

Happy New Year! This blog post was originally sent as a letter to NAEYC's Children's Champions in December. Sign up now to receive regular email updates and action alerts on important issues being issued by Congress and the Administration!

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Authored by: Lauren Hogan, Lucy Recio
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August 16, 2017

Resources to Help You Make a Difference

Here are some resources from NAEYC’s publications and online content that support anti-bias approaches, positive guidance, and diversity in the classroom

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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October 24, 2016

It’s Not Too Late! 5 Ways to Get Involved with Early Ed for President

Here are five things you can do - in just five minutes per day - to join the movement and make sure early childhood education is being embraced on the road to the White House (and the state house, and the school house!)

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Authored by: Amanda DiScala
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July 18, 2016

Early Childhood Education Belongs to Everyone

Early childhood education is something everyone can support. From brain scientists to economists and from parents to governors, Americans of all backgrounds know we need to invest in our nation’s youngest children

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Authored by: ​Jerilyn Gamble
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July 1, 2016

Investing Early: The Best Sort of Nation-Building

The future of our country is being built on our work in early childhood development. We all must play a role in helping every child succeed

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Authored by: David Lawrence
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May 3, 2016

The Profession, Advanced*

Join us on a trip ten years into the future, to May 1, 2026…Today, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the year that the tide began to turn for early childhood education — and early childhood educators.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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