Month: February 2014

  It’s been a while since my three kids were babies, but I remember very well the relationship we had with Dr. Robbie, their pediatrician.   We depended on her to help us keep our kids healthy and get them better when they weren’t. We asked her lots of questions about how our children were[…..]

  Week at a glance   First cutoff hit. Policy committee cutoff was on Feb. 5 in the House and Feb. 7 in the Senate. This means bills needed to be voted out of the policy committee they were assigned to in order to continue progressing in the legislative process. When bills cannot make cutoff,[…..]

  President Barack Obama grabbed headlines recently for his renewed push to build a better early education system. But the president is just trying to catch up with states, where work has been gathering momentum for years.   Since the president’s latest push in his State of the Union address, a set of writers have[…..]

  By Stacie Marez Early Learning Specialist Central Early Learning Regional Coalition   The Kittitas County Early Learning Coalition—a partner coalition of Investing in Children of South Central Washington— recently hosted a Kindergarten Readiness event at the Kittitas Valley Event Center.   We know that not all children enter kindergarten ready to learn, and as[…..]