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FFN to work with state senators on 5 interim studies

FFN is partnering with several state senators on legislative interim studies focused on early childhood, including the School Readiness Tax Credit, maternal depression and maternal and infant health, home-visiting programs and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).  Read More

July 01, 2021  |  Posted in Legislation

Nebraska Legislature: 2020 early childhood policy highlights

The 106th Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die August 13. Here's an overview and summary of bills affecting early childhood policy from this year's session. Read More

August 20, 2020  |  Posted in Legislation

LB1135 Offers Alternatives to Offset the Shortage of Early Childhood Workers

We testified in support of LB1135, which would adopt the Alternate Teacher Certification Act, to offset shortages of early childhood professionals in Nebraska. We think LB1135 offers appropriate, yet flexible, solutions, and urge sentors to advance the bill.  Read More

February 08, 2018  |  Posted in Legislation