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Date:      Wed, 14 May 2014 15:52:02 -0400
From:      "Child Care =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Aware=C2=AE?= of America" <>
Subject:   Take a look at your new eNews!
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May 14, 2014

Today we introduce an updated Child Care Aware&reg; of America 
e-newsletter. This monthly newsletter will provide context for the 
child care system in the United States and how it does or does not 
support the economic and educational advancement of working families. 
Please send your comments, criticisms, or recommendations to We look forward to your feedback.

Top Story

National Public Radio, Nobel Laureate James Heckman, and many other 
journalists, academics, and organizations have focused on child care 
and early education in recent weeks. Lynette Fraga, Executive Director 
of Child Care Aware&reg; of America, offers her perspective on the 
discussion and the progress still needed. More:

Help us keep child care at the forefront of the upcoming White House 
Summit on Working Families. Tell us about a business in your community 
who understands the need for quality care by May 23, and you could be 
featured on an upcoming blog. More:

Last week, PBS NewsHour interviewed Lynette Fraga for a piece on the 
rising cost of child care and the catch-22 it presents for working 
parents. Watch as three families discuss the dilemmas of removing 
children from quality programs, shifting to part-time work and how 
cheaper, lower quality child care just won&rsquo;t cut it. More:

Featured Links
Professional Development from the Child Care Aware Training Academy:
Information on Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships:
Become a Child Care Aware of America Member:
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