Early Childhood Legislative Preview from EducationNC

The 2021 NC legislative session begins on January 27th. In addition to the normal state budget cycle, the legislature will be divvying up the federal COVID-19 relief funds passed in December by Congress. We recommend this important early childhood Legislative…

2020: Impact Through Changing Times

There’s no denying it – 2020 made us sit back (literally) and forced us to redesign and rethink a future so that we could respond to the many critical needs in our community. We are all working together to move…

Short term COVID relief packages floated today in Washington

The Alliance for Early Success and Education Counsel shared this afternoon that there was movement in Washington today around a possible short-term COVID relief package. There are several possible options on the table: A small bipartisan group of Senators put…

Biden Administration’s Priorities Will Impact Children and Families

President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris have shared the top priorities for their administration. They include COVID-19 response, economic recovery, racial equity, and climate change. Many items mentioned in the brief transition website are relevant for North Carolina’s…

Three Infographs: Parenting and Working During the Pandemic

Whether or not you are a working parent, we can all understand the challenges of parenting and working during the pandemic. From remote learning to child care, working parents are overwhelmed. Here’s three infographs highlighting the upshots of parenting and…