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We understand how difficult it can be to find child care that is licensed, safe, healthy and playful. "We're Ready" to help families find quality child care...join us at these free, family events statewide to learn more!

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The Alaska legislative session is underway, and it is especially important this year to make sure the need for early childhood education support is heard across the state. Research shows that participation in quality early childhood programs has long-term benefits for all children. Yet, only 1 in 5 children benefit from participation in some level of early childhood services. To take action for change, the Alaska Early Childhood Advocacy Group today released "The Alaska Early Care and Learning: Public Policy Priorities for 2014."  This document recommends priorities for legislative action in 2014 to support early care and learning.



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thread, Alaska‘s statewide Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency, today announced that Meghan Johnson has been named the first ever Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Director. Johnson will be collaborating with a statewide team to oversee the development of a QRIS to advance the quality of early care and education in Alaska  [Read More... ]

File your application for Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend January 1 through March 31.  [Read More... ]

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All offices will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1  [Read More... ]

2013 was a banner year for early education!  [Read More... ]

Irregular bedtimes have been linked to behavioral issues.  [Read More... ]

The Affordable Care Act Webinar:  What Early Care and Education Providers Need to Know   [Read More... ]

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Should our nation's 4-year-olds undergo standardized testing?  [Read More... ]

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