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Child care professionals: We need your input on the School Readiness Tax Credit

We are taking action to make sure an important financial support remains available to hard-working child care professionals. Read More

June 29, 2021  |  Posted in

2021 Nebraska Legislature: Early childhood policy highlights

The first session of the 107th Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die May 27. During the scheduled 90-day session, state senators debated and passed critical pieces of legislation, including a biennium budget, a Social Security tax cut and a bill 
to temporarily expand income eligibility limits for Child Care Subsidy. Here's a summary of early childhood bills FFN supported this session.  Read More

June 24, 2021  |  Posted in Legislation

Investing Early in Children Is Sound Strategy for Cutting Corrections Costs

Nebraska would save $25,419 in victim, court and incarceration costs for every child enrolled in full-day, center-based early childhood education programs, says the University of Nebraska‒Lincoln’s Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools (CYFS). Read More

February 12, 2014  |  Posted in Legislation Research