Hot Topics: Ensure Children & Youth Succeed
Childcare for Safe and Thriving Families
Parents without reliable, affordable child care may have to make the horrible choice to leave children home alone or in other inconsistent or dangerous situations when they have to go to work. This can contribute to lack of adequate supervision for children and a report of child neglect. Learn more about childcare assistance.
Extended Academic School Year
Without a longer academic year, many students will be ill prepared to compete in a global economy and perpetually shackled to a life of poverty. Learn more about extended instructional time.