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January 2019


Department wins $11 million to create new seats in early childhood education centers

Plaquemine Post South

January 2, 2020

Department wins $11 million to create new seats in early childhood education centers

Donaldsonville Chief

January 2, 2020

December 2019


People this Week: New hires, promotions, awards

New Orleans City Business

December 31, 2019

Early childhood education gaining steam politically 'like apple pie and the Fourth of July'

December 25, 2019

The Advocate

State getting $33 million from federal government to improve early childhood education

The Advocate

December 23, 2019


Louisiana Early Childhood Advocates Are Celebrating a Big Win for Little Kids 

Alliance for Early Success Blog

December 19, 2019

November 2019

Parents, advocates optimistic after city and state promises to fund early childhood education
November 24, 2019

With $3M investment, New Orleans doubles down on early education to catch state match

November 21, 2019

Letters: La. can't afford to ignore early childhood education

The Advocate

November 8, 2019

Our Views: Investing in early childhood education is an easy sell
The Advocate
November 3, 2019

October 2019


Dr. Phillip Rozeman: One thing on which Republicans and Democrats agree
Shreveport Times
October 30, 2019

Voices: The impact the 2019 elections could have on Louisiana

The Daily Advertiser

October 1, 2019

September 2019

How Louisiana's match might mean more free child care spots in New Orleans

The Advocate

September 28, 2019

Letters: A general knows how vital it is to start early to help Louisiana children learn

The Advocate

September 19, 2019

Pediatrics leader: Make children a priority in Louisiana elections

The Advocate

September 16, 2019

Child advocate: Candidates should focus on youngest Louisianans

Advocate/ (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

September 12, 2019


Groups focus on early education

The Advocate

September 8, 2019

August 2019

Early childhood education leaders cite gains and rising demand

Advocate/ (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

August 21, 2019

Issues Missing from campaign

The American Press

August 4, 2019

July 2019

New Orleans, Baton Rouge area People in Business for July 14, 2019 Times-Picayune

July  15, 2019

June 2019

More than 1,400 waitlisted children to receive child care services

Plaquemines Post South

June  27, 2019

Schools chief John White: Early education funding boost still not enough for Louisiana's children

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

June 26, 2019

Clancy: Investing in education will pay dividends in the future


June 25, 2019

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children Appoints New Executive Director

Biz New Orleans

June 24, 2019 

Child care advocate: Funding early childhood and education in Louisiana just takes will

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

June 20, 2019

Families of 1400 Louisiana children will soon be added to child care assistance program Times-Picayune

June 19, 2019

Commentary: Finally, the Louisiana Legislature funds education and infrastructure


June 19, 2019

Education wins in Louisiana legislative tug-of-war Times-Picayune

June 16, 2019

Analysis: Education a winner in Louisiana budget tug-of-war

New Orleans CityBusiness Blog

June 14, 2019

Louisiana's budget raises preschool funding for the first time in 10 years Times-Picayune

June 11, 2019

Legislature has much work for the final four days of session; here's a rundown

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

June 2, 2019

May 2019

Helping bring a brighter future to our youngest customers

Blog by  Phillip May, President and CEO, Entergy Louisiana LLC

May 30, 2019

APPEL: 21st Century Conservatives Have To Embrace Early Childhood Education

The Hayride

May  26, 2019

Governor wants $4.3M more for early childhood education in new pledge of support; here's why 

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

May 21, 2019

Proposed state aid for early childhood education is far below need, advocates say

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

May 19, 2019

Report estimates lack of child care costs Louisiana $1.1 billion annually

Louisiana Radio Network (Baton Rouge)

May 8, 2019

New Study Shows Child Care Crisis Is Costing State $1 Billion A Year

May 7, 2019

Business group backs state funding for quality child care

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

May 7, 2019

Early Childhood Education Funding

Talk 107.3 FM

May 2, 2019

April 2019


Early childhood education advocates say survey supports goals

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

April 22, 2019

Money for early childhood or public schools? 'It seems like a Sophie's choice'

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

April 22, 2019

Political Horizons: Partisan fight now shifts to education expenses

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

April 20, 2019

Jim Brown: More focus needed on early childhood learning

The Ouachita Citizen

April 17, 2019

Report: Overall pre-K spending grows, but few states make gains in quality, enrollment

Education Dive

April 17, 2019

House committee sends back state school board's funding request​

Louisiana Watchdog

April 16, 2019

Louisiana Superintendent of Education issues statement regarding proposed budget​


April 16, 2019

First step complete: Louisiana bill giving gambling proceeds to childhood education moves on​

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

April 16, 2019

Education advocates in Louisiana push for more funding toward child care assistance (Baton Rouge)

April 9, 2019

Guest column: Louisiana lawmakers should get behind early childhood education

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

April 5, 2019

Rozeman: The elephant in the room

Biz Magazine

April 3, 2019

Child Care Costs in Louisiana Keeps Rising

KEEL 101.7 FM & 710 AM Shreveport/Bossier City

April 3, 2019

Roundup: Rouses moves HQ / LSU black hole research / Rising childcare costs

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

April 3, 2019

March 2019

No 'battle' expected for Louisiana teacher pay hikes, but one is brewing over public school aid​

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

March 31, 2019

Louisiana school board sends school funding increase to state Legislature Times-Picayune Editorial Board

March 18, 2019

BESE seeks $86 million for early childhood, funding could benefit Rapides

KALB (Alexandria)

March 13, 2019

Early Childhood Education Funding Coming Into Focus Ahead Of Legislative Session

WWNO 88.9 (New Orleans)

March 12, 2019

Early Childhood Education Funding Coming into Focus Ahead of Legislative Session 

WRKF 89.3 (Baton Rouge)

March 12, 2019

Early childhood education issues gaining attention after study says teachers average $8.95 an hour

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

March 11, 2019 

Good education begins at birth

American Press (Lake Charles)

March 7, 2019

Opinion: Tax fight over, new Louisiana budget fights emerge

The Associated Press

March 5, 2019

February 2019

Education Supt. John White votes 'no' on governor's public schools plan for this reason

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

February 28, 2019

One of the biggest failings of Gov. John Bel Edwards' budget? Supt. of education says it's this

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge/Lafayette)

February 25, 2019

Edwards seeks Black votes through sports betting for Pre-K

The Louisiana Weekly

February 18, 2019

Can early education push help pass sports betting? Associated Press

February 18, 2019

Our Views: Our LA-4 success story, but start with kids earlier

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge)

February 17, 2019

Louisiana non-profit pushing to make early childhood education more affordable

KTBS Channel 3 (Shreveport)

February 15, 2019

Business Leaders, Legislators Join United Way of Southeast Louisiana to Mark Louisiana Early Ed Week

Biz (New Orleans)

February 15, 2019

Letters: Start early with growing children's minds

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge)

February 14, 2019

LOUISIANA EARLY EDUCATION WEEK: Legislation puts early learners at head of class, Seeks to increase childcare and education funding

American Press (Lake Charles)

February 14, 2019

Early education advocates make plea to Louisiana legislators for funding

Daily Advertiser (Lafayette)

February 12, 2019

LA Early Ed Week - Live United Radio

United Way SELA Radio Show

February 10, 2019

Our children are being underserved​

Shreveport Times 

February 9, 2019

Limited daycare availability forces parents to camp out in line to enroll their children

KPLC News (Lake Charles)

February 8, 2019

State considers childhood development program expansion

American Press (Lake Charles)

February 6, 2019

Louisiana finally has a plan to pump money into preschool. So, do it. Times-Picayune Editorial Board

February 3, 2019

Seeking a pay bump for early childhood teachers, Colorado advocates look to the tax code (Colorado Springs, CO)

February 1, 2019

January 2019

Bayou to Beltway: January 30, 2019​

KRVS (88.7 FM) - Lafayette

January 30, 2019

$86M could help tackle child care assistance waitlist in Louisiana as part of broader initiative

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge)

January 29, 2019

State panel seeks $86 million to address early child care waitlist Times-Picayune

January 29, 2019

Early education grant a blessing to the state​

American Press (Lake Charles)

January 28, 2019

How sports betting, early childhood education in Louisiana might become an unlikely alliance

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge)

January 25, 2019

New Orleans, Jefferson among 7 communities to receive $700,000 for preschool programs Times-Picayune

January 24, 2019

BESE approves $700K to improve early childhood education; here's how that money could be used

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge)

January 23, 2019

Louisiana must find ways to give families better opportunities Times-Picayune Editorial Board

January 14, 2019

La. awarded nearly $8M to improve early childhood education

The Louisiana Weekly

January 14, 2019

James Gill: How sports betting money could be used to boost literacy in Louisiana

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge)

January 13, 2019

The Founders Show, Guest Appearance by Melanie Bronfin, Sports betting to take care of Early Childhood Education

WRNO (99.5 FM) - New Orleans

January 13, 2019

Sports betting could provide 'secure funding' for early childhood education, advocates say

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge)

January 8, 2019

Cost for family of 4 in New Orleans? $60k a year, and more than half the city is struggling

Gambit (New Orleans)

January 8, 2019

John Bel Edwards backs sports betting in Louisiana Times-Picayune

January 7, 2019

Put more money into preschool

The Times-Picayune 

January 4, 2019

Louisiana to receive almost $8 million for early childhood education

January 3, 2019

Early childhood education to get nearly $8M boost in Louisiana; Here's how it can be used

Advocate (New Orleans/Baton Rouge)

January 2, 2019

Louisiana receives $7.9 million to support early childhood education Times-Picayune

January 2, 2019


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