Summary of the California State Assembly and Senate Budget Sub-Committee Hearings on Child Care 4.14.16

This week, both the Assembly and Senate held their Budget Subcommittee hearings for Education Finance (Sub 1) and Health and Human Services (Sub 3).

  • On Tuesday April 12, the Assembly Budget Sub-Committee voted unanimously to reject the Governor’s Early Education

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 …