Child Care Solutions http://waer.org en Onondaga Citizens League Report Warns of Underinvestment in Young Children http://waer.org/post/onondaga-citizens-league-report-warns-underinvestment-young-children <p><a href="http://onondagacitizensleague.org/">The Onondaga Citizens League</a> released a report <a href="http://onondagacitizensleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/OCL-2013-final-copy-for-web.pdf">calling attention to a serious lack of investment in the community’s youngest children</a>. The report, entitled “Thrive by Five,” acknowledges the fact that New York State is making provisions to improve kindergarten and Pre-K but warns that officials have failed to place enough emphasis on the earliest developmental stages. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:38:11 +0000 Nicole Griffin & Ben Mitchell 16877 at http://waer.org Onondaga Citizens League Report Warns of Underinvestment in Young Children Rep Dan Maffei joins local child care advocates to support Obama Plan http://waer.org/post/rep-dan-maffei-joins-local-child-care-advocates-support-obama-plan <P>The future of early childhood education&nbsp;is gaining attention&nbsp;as Representative Dan Maffei and local advocates gathered in Syracuse Monday to show support for president Obama’s early learning initiative.&nbsp; Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:33:01 +0000 Chris Bolt 3007 at http://waer.org Rep Dan Maffei joins local child care advocates to support Obama Plan