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Early Learning Must be Part of the 2016 Election Conversation

“Don’t let candidates stop at saying they support early learning. Ask them how they’re going to do it.” — Mark Shriver, president of Save the Children Action Network.   We all play an important role in making sure local, state and national policymakers are committed to supporting our youngest children and their families. And 2016[…..]

Thrive’s 2016 Advocacy Agenda

The 2015 legislative session was an exciting one. With the passage of the Early Start Act, we invested high-quality care and made great strides toward our ultimate goal of getting every child ready for kindergarten and eliminating the opportunity gap. We have made progress, but our work is far from done. In a way, passing[…..]

Microsoft Announces a More Than $6 Million Contribution to STEM Education

MORE THAN $177 MILLION NEW PRIVATE AND STATE DOLLARS INVESTED IN — CRADLE TO CAREER — STEM EDUCATION IN 2015 For Immediate Release (#wastemsummit) December 1, 2015 Contact: Jesse Gilliam, 206.218.7980, jesse@washingtonstem.org Craig Kanaya, 206.718.8249, craigk@strategies360.com   REDMOND, Wash. – Washington STEM and Thrive Washington announced today a more than $6 million contribution from Microsoft[…..]

Midpoint Report Released on State’s 10-Year Early Learning Plan

All children deserve the best start in life and school possible — and we all benefit when they get it. They’re healthier, more successful in school and more engaged and productive in society and life. Five years ago, Washington released a 10-Year Early Learning Plan to help us build a high-quality early learning system that[…..]

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