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Child Care Helps America Work and Learn

Published: September 18, 2012

Issue One, January 2010

Recovery Act Increases Enrollment and Quality Improvement in ACF Region IV, Tennessee Serves Thousands of Children Through the Recovery Act, Recovery Funding Supports Direct Services to Low-income Families, Florida Uses Recovery Act Funds for Early Learning Initiatives, CCDF Highlights in Region IV

Issue Two, March 2010

Recovery Act Targets Inclusive Child Care in Region VI, Region VI States Use Recovery Act for Direct Services to Low-income Families, Arkansas 'Quest' for Success, Local Innovation Drives Texas Effort, Inclusion the Key to New Mexico's Efforts, CCDF Highlights in Region IV

Issue Three, April 2010

Recovery Act Supports Providers and Program Accountability in Region V, Region V States Use Recovery Act for Direct Services to Low-income Families, School Readiness Gets a Boost in Minnesota, Indiana Helps License-exempt Providers, States Focus on Accountability, CCDF Highlights in Region V

Issue Four, May 2010

Recovery Act Supports State QRIS Efforts, QRIS Quick Facts, Recovery Act Strengthens and Expands QRIS Across the Country, Investments Boost New Mexico QRIS Participation and Ratings, Pennsylvania Increases Financial Incentives, Exciting New QRIS Resources

Issue Five, May 2010

Recovery Act Improves Access to Quality, Affordable Care in Tribal Communities, Tribes Use Recovery Act for Direct Services to Low-income Families, Recovery Act Funds Help Tribes Raise the Bar on Professional Development, Tribes Invest in Child Care Health and Safety, New Activities and Supplies Brighten Tribal Child Care Programs, CCDF Highlights in Indian Country

Issue Six, July 2010

Recovery Act Promotes Improvements and Training in Region IX, Region IX States Use Recovery Act for Direct Services to Low-income Families, CNMI Grants Provide New Equipment, Materials, Child Care and Development Fund Highlights in Region IX, California Promotes Higher Health and Safety Standards, Guam Targets Professional Development Through Recovery Act, Region IX States, Territories, and Tribes (American Samoa, Arizona, California, CNMI, Guam, Hawaii, and Nevada) have been allocated a total of $309,087,805 in Recovery Act funds.

Issue Seven, September 2010

Recovery Act Brings Major Benefits for Region II Children and Families, Region II States Use Recovery Act for Direct Services to Low-income Families, Scholarships Support New Jersey Infant and Toddler Caregivers, Child Care and Development Fund Highlights in Region II, Puerto Rico Reaches Out to At-risk Families, New Technology Benefits New York Families, Providers, Virgin Islands Launches PSA Campaign to Inform Parents, Community

Issue Eight, September 2010 (Revised)

Recovery Act Builds Partnerships Across the Nation, New Consultants Partner for Health and Safety in Idaho, Partnership Quick Facts, Connecticut Partnerships Target Health and Emergency Preparedness, Kansas Committee Makes Systemwide Improvements

Issue Nine, October 2010

Recovery Act Supports Employment and Builds Capacity in Region VIII, Utah Program Promotes Employment, Region VIII States Use Recovery Act for Direct Services to Low-income Families, North Dakota ‘Grows’ Business Development and Quality, CCDF Highlights in Region VIII: Recovery Act Investments Enhance Child Care

Issue Ten, July 2011

The Recovery Act Expands Services for Infants and Toddlers, Significant Training Boost for Providers, Recovery Act Funding Promotes Early Learning for Country’s Youngest, Enhancing Practitioner Supports through Infant/Toddler Specialist Networks, Infant and Toddler Care Gets Big Quality Enhancements, Infant and Toddler Quick Facts