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8th Annual Early Education Water Cooler Conference 2016

Join us on February 22-23, 2016 in Sacramento for our Early Learning Water Cooler Conference! The Early Learning Water Cooler Conference strives to ensure that California’s children ages 0-5 benefit from access to quality early learning opportunities.  The conference is designed as an opportunity for policy leaders, experts, First 5 county commissions, and other early

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$34 Million over Next Two Years for High Need Early Care and Education

Los Angeles, CA. Advancement Project congratulates the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education for passing a resolution investing approximately $34 million through 2017 to support the needs of its youngest learners. The 6-1 vote occurred on August 26, 2014 in a late-night board meeting. 

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Advocates Successful at Securing LAUSD Funds for Foster Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Advocates Successful at Securing LAUSD Funds for Foster Youth Work Closely with LAUSD Staff to Implement Meaningful Changes   Los Angeles, CA. Advancement Project and our partners in the Coalition for Educational Equity for Foster Youth congratulate the L.A. Unified School District for allocating $9.9 million of Local Control Funding

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State Budget Includes $264 Million for California’s Youngest Children

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         July 11, 2014   State Budget Includes $264 Million for California’s Youngest Children Biggest Investment in a Decade the Result of Unified Voice from Advocates   On June 20, Governor Brown signed a budget that includes $264 million for California’s youngest children. The funds will be

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Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)

Over the last 14 years, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has taken notable steps to close the achievement gaps that exist among its students. Despite these efforts, achievement gaps persist among socioeconomic, linguistic, and ethnoracial groups in…

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