A moment for early learning in North Carolina

By Liz Bell 

(Excerpt)

Senate Bill 172 contains a large share of the federal relief funds from the American Rescue Plan aimed at stabilizing child care providers. This $805 million should help child care providers who were not eligible for previous grants through Child Care and Development Block Grant funds, according to the Center for Law and Social Policy. For more on exactly how the money can be used, go here. Another $503 million in CCDBG funds aimed at increasing child care assistance has yet to be allocated by the legislature.

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