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thread Surveys Alaska’s Child Care Needs during COVID-19

Alaska’s early childhood education system is facing serious challenges in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Since the pandemic began, child ...more

August 14, 2020

Alaska, Education

Learn & Grow COVID-19 Update

Traducción Española Thank you to Learn & Grow early childhood education programs that are working every day to improve the quality of child care for Alaska's...more

May 12, 2020

Alaska, Education

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

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

Juneau Child Care Assessment Results

  Alaska's Child Care Program Office (CCPO), in partnership with thread and the Association for the Education of Young Children-Southeast Alaska, is pleased to...more

June 05, 2019

Alaska, Education

New Report: Child Care Supply Crisis & Solutions

Child Care Aware of America recently released “Closing the Gap: How CCR&Rs Can Help Communities Meet Their Child Care Supply and Demand Needs,” ...more

June 04, 2019

Education, Child Welfare

We Still Need to Hear From You!

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) in partnership with thread still needs to hear from you in order to help inform our work. Over the past several...more

May 29, 2019

Education

Proposed Program Changes: Child Care Licensing Program

BROADCAST TO ALL LICENSED CHILD CARE PROVIDERS FROM THE CHILD CARE PROGRAM OFFICE The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) has received additional clarification and instruction...more

May 03, 2019

Education