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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready Campaign, which promotes family and community disaster and...more

August 30, 2019

Alaska, Child Welfare

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Did you know that about 1 in 5 (19%) children in the U.S. are obese? September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, an opportunity for...more

August 29, 2019

Alaska, Education, Child Welfare

Last Call For Pre-Elementary Grant Applications

Last call! The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) is accepting applications for FY20 Pre-Elementary funding through September 6, 2019. The...more

August 29, 2019

Early Care and Learning Summit: Why it Matters

thread invites you to No Small Matter: A Summit on the Economic Impact of Early Care and Learning in Alaska. This biennial...more

August 28, 2019

There’s Still Time to Pick.Click.Give. to Early Childhood Education

What does it mean for your family to have access to high-quality child care? Is it dropping off your child in the...more

August 26, 2019

Take Precautions During Smoky Conditions

Alaska’s growing number of statewide wildfires have persisted this summer. It’s important to know that smoke can cause children to become sick in several ...more

August 19, 2019

Gov. Dunleavy to Fully Restore Early Learning Funding

Governor Dunleavy announced Tuesday that he has committed to fully restoring education-related funds within House Bill 2001 (HB 2001). The restored HB 2001 items include $6.8...more

August 13, 2019

Ask the U.S. Senate to Fund CCDBG

Last week, U.S. Congress approved a deal to raise the spending caps through 2021. Under this deal, non-defense discretionary funding will receive...more

August 07, 2019