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June 2020

Child care providers and families face increased costs as state reopens, experts say
The Daily Advertiser
June 11, 2020

 

Urban League of Louisiana Hosts Education Tele-Town Hall – Caring for the Caretakers
MyNewOrleans.com
June 8, 2020

 

Letters: Louisiana economy will stay sunk without quality childcare
June 4, 2020
The Advocate

‘I Wouldn’t Give Us 30 Days’: New Orleans Child Care Centers Struggle With New Costs, Low Enrollment
June 4, 2020
WWNO

The Economic Engine of Child Care
Shreveport Times 
June 2, 2020

May 2020

Child care centers are facing tough times

American Press

May 29, 2020

New problem for day care: Getting teachers to take pay cut from unemployment

Washington County News

May 27, 2020

 

New problem for child care providers? Getting teachers to work for pay less than unemployment

May 26, 2020

The Advocate

 

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children Push for Early Care and Education

May 26, 2020

KADN

 

National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers Capacity Building Hub

May 22, 2020

Systems Building, Infrastructure, Coordination

Opinion: Child Care Centers Face Many Challenges

New Orleans City Business

May 20, 2020

 

Priority Recommendations for the Immediate Term: May 2020 – June 2020

May 18, 2020

RESET Louisiana

 

Reopening requires childcare funding

American Press

May 17, 2020

 

Daily Dime: Child care centers are key to recovery 

Louisiana Budget Project

May 15, 2020

 

Dept of Ed provides funding and resources to early childhood communities and providers

KATC 

May 14, 2020 

 

The cost of child care could jump just as Louisiana gets back to work

WWLTV

May 13, 2020

 

Just 31% of Louisiana's childcare centers are open; advocates want $71M in aid for reopening

The Advocate

May 13, 2020

 

Virtual Press Conference to announce funding levels…

New Orleans Chamber

May 11, 2020

 

Empty playgrounds, wallets for Louisiana childcare centers

WWLTV

May 4, 2020

 

Survey: Businesses experience major disruptions caused by COVID-19

KTBS

May 1, 2020

April 2020

Louisiana officials extend access to child care support for front line workers

The Franklin Sun

April 29, 2020

Louisiana Extends Child Care Assistance for Critical Personnel

Louisiana Department of Education

April 28, 2020

 

Letters: Affordable child care is vital to economic recovery

The Advocate

April 23, 2020

 

Childcare centers facing closures as economy looks to re-open

WWL

April 20, 2020

 

WAFB 9

April 17, 2020

CARES Act to send Louisiana public schools, child care providers millions of dollars in aid; see totals

The Advocate

April 16, 2020

 

Louisiana to award $10 million in federal grants to child care providers amid pandemic

Houma Today

April 16, 2020

 

Grants available for child care providers

KATC

April 16, 2020

 

Louisiana to award $10 million in federal funding to child care providers

KNOE

April 16, 2020

 

Louisiana to Award Nearly $10 Million in Federal Funding to Child Care Providers Impacted by Public Health Crisis

April 16, 2020

Louisiana Department of Education Newsroom

 

Child care assistance - Libbie Sonnier-Netto

Fox 8 Local First

April 16, 2020

 

Guest column: More than ever, quality child care critical to our lives

The Advocate

April 15, 2020

 

Childcare Providers Closing Their Doors

KADN-TV

April 14, 2020

 

New partnership formed with nanny agency to help coronavirus-caused childcare crisis

Nola.com

April 12, 2020

 

Roughly a third of shuttered childcare providers see no path to reopen

April 13, 2020

WWL Radio

New report: 35% of Louisiana child care centers surveyed will not reopen post-COVID-19 restrictions

April 10, 2020

BR Proud

Survey: One-third of state’s child care centers could close permanently

April 10, 2020

New Orleans City Business

New report: 35% of Louisiana child care centers surveyed will not reopen post-COVID-19 restrictions

April 10, 2020

WDSU

One third of Louisiana child care centers could close after coronavirus leads to $1.7M loss
April 9, 2020
The Advocate

Less than 1 of 3 early learning centers remain open amid coronavirus

April 7, 2020

The Advocate

‘A dire projection': Layoffs at daycares grow as coronavirus threatens permanent closures

April 6, 2020

Nola.com

March 2020

 

La Policy Institute for Children: Only 11% of closed early care facilities guarantee they can reopen

March 26, 2020

WBRZ

A Sorry State: Child Care in Louisiana

March 18, 2020

Fox 15

Survey shows challenge of child care for low-income families

March 17, 2020

The Advocate

Most Louisiana families on child care aid waitlist forego basic needs to cover care, report says

March 17, 2020

Gambit

Louisiana Early Ed Week 2020
March 2, 2020
Louisiana Hometown

February 2020

 

Get Youngest into Preschool

American Press

February 20, 2020

Letter: Local leaders should come together to fund early childhood care, education

Shreveport Times

February 18, 2020

Letters: Affordable day care is a vital business, and family, issue

The Advocate

February 14, 2020

Local Legislators and Business Leaders Join the United Way of Acadiana to Recognize Louisiana Early Education Week

KADN

February 14, 2020

Gov. Edwards is optimistic about his push to increase funding for early childhood learning

Fox 8

February 13, 2020

Rozeman: Bipartisanship exists in Louisiana

Bossier Press-Tribune

February 13, 2020

Dr. Phillip Rozeman: Bipartisanship exists in Louisiana

Shreveport Times

February 13, 2020

State lawmakers tour child development center ahead of budget debate on education funding

The Advocate

February 12, 2020

Local officials voice support for early education

The American Press

February 12, 2020

 

Legislators, business leaders learn about early education

Monroe News Star

February 12, 2020

Louisiana kicks off Early Education Week

MyArkLAMiss

February 11, 2020

Early Education & Childcare Key To Family Stability And Success

Red River Radio

February 11, 2020 

 

The United Way NELA and Children’s Coalition Presents Louisiana Early Education Week
KNOE

February 11, 2020
 

Louisiana Early Education Week
February 10, 2020

KLAX 31
 

Louisiana Early Education Week to Be Recognized by Legislators & Business Leaders in Lafayette
February 10, 2020

News 15
 

More affordable childcare needed in SWLA, according to advocates
February 7, 2020

KPLC
 

Louisiana Early Education Week
February 6, 2020

United Way of Northeast Louisiana
 

Louisiana’s 3rd Early Ed Week
February 6, 2020

The New Orleans 100
 

Louisiana Department of Education requesting $85.8 million to expand early childhood programs
February 6, 2020

KNOE.com

 

Louisiana must address access to affordable early care and learning
February 6, 2020

The Daily Advertiser

 

Where we're heading: New Orleans lawmakers discuss their plans for the legislative session in March
February 3, 2020

The Gambit

January 2020

 

Jefferson Parish businesses, school district form early education network
Nola.com 
January 31, 2020


People this Week: New hires, promotions, awards

January 31, 2020

New Orleans City Business

Gratitude, and also … a call to action!
January 28, 2020

Shreveport Times

Stephanie Grace: As legislators prepare to go to war, here's something everyone can support
January 25, 2020 

Nola.com

LDOE: Early ed helps kids, families succeed
January 23, 2020 

Monroe News-Star

Early childhood education advocates say more investment by the state is critical
January 20, 2020

Fox 8

Legislators given two agendas
January 9, 2020

American Press

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children Hires RuthAnne Oakey-Frost, J.D., as Policy Director
January 6, 2020

Gambel Communications

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

million to create new seats in early childhood education centers

January 2, 2020

Plaquemine Post South

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

January 2, 2020

Donaldsonville Chief

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
Fox8
November 24, 2019

 

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

Nola.com

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

NOLA.com/The 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

WWL-TV 

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

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune

June 19, 2019

Commentary: Finally, the Louisiana Legislature funds education and infrastructure

Gambit

June 19, 2019

Education wins in Louisiana legislative tug-of-war

NOLA.com/The 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

NOLA.com/The 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

BRProud.com

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​

Bossier-Press-Tribune

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

BRProud.com (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

NOLA.com/The 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?

NOLA.com/The 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.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

February 3, 2019

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

Chalkbeat.org (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

NOLA.com/The 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 

NOLA.com/The 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

NOLA.com/The 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

NOLA.com/The 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

Watchdog.org

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

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune

January 2, 2019

 

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