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Early Childhood

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  • Webinar

It all begins with early childhood success. Studies show that the socio-emotional, physical, and cognitive capacities that are built in the first years of life are all critical for future success in school, the workplace, and the larger community…

  • Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education and Families (NLC YEF Institute) proudly announces the inaugural cohort of Early Childhood Municipal Fellows. Over the next 18 months, the NLC YEF Institute will…

classroom
classroom
  • Webinar

Join us for a six-month webinar series about how to develop and implement a plan to support Early Learning in your community. The National League of Cities is inviting municipal leaders in cities, towns, and villages nationwide to join their…

Children Learning
Children Learning
  • Webinar

As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads, federal, state, and local agencies have been called upon to be flexible and adapt existing policies to better meet the needs of children and families. In this webinar, we will explore how child care subsidy…

Children Learning
Children Learning
  • Webinar

Join us for a six-month webinar series about how to develop and implement a plan to support Early Learning in your community. The National League of Cities is inviting municipal leaders in cities, towns, and villages nationwide to join their…

Children Learning
Children Learning
  • Webinar

Join us for a six-month webinar series about how to develop and implement a plan to support Early Learning in your community. The National League of Cities is inviting municipal leaders in cities, towns, and villages nationwide to join their…

Children Learning
Children Learning

This work was designed to help cities deepen efforts to support the early childhood workforce by promoting strong government, aligning professional development opportunities and mobilizing key stakeholders to leverage increased support for the…

  • CitiesSpeak

Federally-funded programs like those slated for elimination in President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint have a proven record of results for young children, and simply cannot survive without continued federal support.…

photo - Don’t Cut Funding for Programs That Help Children Thrive in Cities Across the Country
photo - Don’t Cut Funding for Programs That Help Children Thrive in Cities Across the Country
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 27, 2017 — The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced a new initiative to increase the likelihood that all children will achieve educational success by the end of third grade. This project, “Promoting an Alignment…

Early Childhood Picture
Early Childhood Picture
  • CitiesSpeak

Giving proper support to the people who care for young children is really a matter of infrastructure in any city – and city leaders should treat it with that level of importance. Here are five key takeaways from the…

photo - Local Leaders Take on Tough Issues to Support the Early Childhood Workforce
photo - Local Leaders Take on Tough Issues to Support the Early Childhood Workforce