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Statewide WAGE$ Data for First Half of FY 2022 — Dec 29, 2021

On January 12, 2021 Governor Reynolds delivered her Condition of the State Address and within her Vision for Iowa (report) the Governor laid out a plan implementing strategies to confront Iowa’s Child Care Crisis. Included in the strategies is $7 million for Child Care WAGE$® IOWA to offer...

Iowa AEYC’s Farm to School & Early Care Receives $25,000 Grant from the CareSource Foundation — Dec 14, 2021

Iowa AEYC’s Farm to School & Early Care Receives $25,000 Grant from the CareSource Foundation

Moving the Needle on Compensation Recommendations — Oct 21, 2021

Partners and Stakeholders, I am pleased to share with you the final recommendations of Iowa AEYC’s Moving the Needle on Compensation project. The goal of this work was to address early childhood educator compensation through the development of new strategies, better public policies...

ACTION ALERT: Urge Congress to #SolveChildCare — Sep 2, 2021

Action Alert: Urge Congress to #SolveChildCare Decisions are being made on Capitol Hill right now that will determine whether Congress will pass a major investment in America’s child care and early learning system before a key window of opportunity closes at the end of this year.  ...