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Early Childhood Special Education Grant Now Under the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) 

6/06/2018 Department of Early Education and Care

Beginning with the Fiscal Year 2019 Grant Awards, ESE will administer the Early Childhood Special Education Entitlement Grant (Fund Code 262)

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Public comment period on proposed CCDF State Plan for Federal Fiscal Years 2019-2021 

5/09/2018 Department of Early Education and Care

The Department of Early Education and Care is holding a public comment period regarding its proposed Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan.

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Amended Adoption and Placement Regulations (606 CMR 5) in Effect on March 9, 2018 

3/14/2018 Department of Early Education and Care

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Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation to Enhance Department of Early Education and Care Background Check Process 

3/14/2018 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Bill complies with new federal mandates for crucial funding and provides additional measures for protecting children in state licensed and funded child care programs

Press Release

Governor Baker Appoints David Cruise to Board of Early Education and Care 

2/13/2018 Department of Early Education and Care

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Public comment period on proposed regulation changes 

12/14/2017 Department of Early Education and Care

The Department of Early Education and Care is holding a public comment period regarding proposed changes to its regulations.

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Early Education and Care Programs to Receive Additional 2% Rate Increase 

12/13/2017 Department of Early Education and Care

Investment was a joint effort made possible by the Baker-Polito Administration and the Legislature

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Two EEC Coordinated Family and Community Engagement programs receive Mass Literacy Awards 

12/05/2017 Department of Early Education and Care

EEC's family and community engagement programs selected for awards represent Framingham, Wareham

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4.1 Million for Early Education Programs 

8/31/2017 Department of Early Education and Care

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $46 Million in Funding for Early Education Programs 

8/29/2017 Department of Early Education and Care

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Governor Baker Tours Lawrence Head Start Program, Meets With Early Educators 

5/24/2017 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Baker-Polito Administration recently provided largest increase to early-ed provider rates in a decade

Press Release

Governor Baker Appoints Dr. Alison Schonwald to the Board of Early Education and Care 

2/06/2017 Department of Early Education and Care

Press Release

Massachusetts Awarded $15 Million in Third Year of Funding from Federal Preschool Expansion Grant 

11/30/2016 Department of Early Education and Care

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