Child Care Funding Recommendations for California Budget 2017-2018

Child Care Funding in the California Budget

California raised the minimum wage so that people are paid fairly for their work, but the extra 50 cents an hour has very real consequences for parents, child care businesses, and the economy.…

County Child Care Pilots: Why Statewide Problems Require Statewide Solutions

What is a County Child Care Pilot?

Individual county child care subsidy plan pilot (“pilot”) legislation allows counties to vary statewide eligibility rules, family fees, reimbursement rates and other criteria governing child care operations in ways that the Education Code …

Assembly Budget Committee Recommends $618 Million for Child Care

May 26, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

It’s been an active week for the child care budget in Sacramento:

  • On Wednesday May 18th, the Senate Subcommittee on Education Finance voted for a $99 million increase for child care, well below the

The Early Education Block Grant in the 2016-17 California Budget Process

When the Governor released his budget proposal in January, it included a sweeping change to how we provide and fund preschool – through an Early Education Block Grant. This block grant would combine existing state preschool, QRIS and Transitional Kindergarten …

Early Education and K-12 Advocates Voice Concern at the First California Dept. of Education Stakeholder Input Session for Proposed Early Education Block Grant

In his January budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17, Governor Brown proposes to consolidate funding for the California State Preschool Program (CSPP), Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and the preschool Quality Rating and Improvement System grant (QRIS) into a single Early Education Block …

Child Care Providers Overcome Zoning Dispute

In the summer of 2013, child care providers in San Rafael received notices to pay business license fees, back penalties, and conditional use permit fees they had never known about. Child Care Law Center gave these providers the tools to …

Child Care Law Center Supports Better Immunization Standards in Child Care

Child Care Law Center supports California Senate Bill 277 (“SB 277”) and immunization for all children and adults in child care settings to the full extent medically advisable.

Infants, young children, and the immuno-compromised cannot safely be vaccinated and therefore …