thread News

National News: America's Parents Want Paid Family Leave and Affordable Child Care

With so many women in Congress, the nation looked closer than ever to affordable child care and paid family leave. So...more

December 05, 2019

Local News: City Moves Forward on Child Care

Peter Segall, staff writer for the Juneau Empire, reports how the City and Borough of Juneau took a step toward implementing an...more

December 04, 2019

National News: Why Child Care Is So Ridiculously Expensive?

Derek Thompson, staff writer for The Atlantic, explains the three broad reasons early childhood education now costs as much as buying a brand new Hyundai ...more

December 04, 2019

Education, Child Welfare

40 Fun Thanksgiving Day Activities for Families

With the right activities, Thanksgiving Day can go from a quick dinner with family and friends to hours of fun for everyone. There are a...more

November 27, 2019

Federal Administration Seeks Public Input on Improving Access to Child Care

Child care is an investment that supports both present and future generations of the workforce. But in order to realize the benefits of investing in...more

November 22, 2019

Nominations are Open for the 2020 Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award

  Do you know an early educator who: Has worked in the field of early care and education in Alaska for a number...more

November 19, 2019

November is Family Stories Month

Each November, Family Stories Month rolls around just in time for the holidays. When families gather, it’s an excellent time to learn...more

November 18, 2019

Keeping Children Safe When it's Dark

As the days become shorter in Alaska, families will be spending more time outside after dark. There are several things you can do to keep...more

November 14, 2019