We celebrate your advocacy efforts and are pleased to share good news!

March 26, 2018

Your emails, tweets, other social media posts, and phone calls made a difference for many young children and families!


Congress passed a bipartisan supported FY 18 spending bill that the President signed which means the government is funded through the end of the fiscal year (9/30/18).  This spending bill included the following:]

  • A $11.4 million increase for Part C of IDEA

  • A $12.8 million increase for Part B Sec 619 of IDEA

  • A $610 million increase for Head Start ($115 million of that for Early Head Start that will be used for Early Head Start expansion or Early Head Start/