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How the U.S. Stimulus Bill Could Help Your Family

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How the U.S. Stimulus Bill Could Help Your Family

The US government just created a $2 trillion stimulus package to help American families during the coronavirus pandemic. It includes direct payments to families, paid family leave, and expanded unemployment benefits, among other things.   Stand for Children and Forbes are among organizations providing a good summary of benefits. Below is some info we pulled directly […]

Funds Now Available through TN Dept. of Human Services for affected persons and child care businesses

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Funds Now Available through TN Dept. of Human Services for affected persons and child care businesses

The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced the availability of funding for COVID-19 affected persons and child care businesses. Cash Assistance for People: The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is making essential financial resources available to families that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency.  Beginning 10 A.M. CST Thursday, March 26, families […]

Lawmakers Respond to COVID-19 with Extraordinary Recess

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Lawmakers Respond to COVID-19 with Extraordinary Recess

On March 19th, the Legislature met its constitutional duty and passed an emergency state budget. Following the 14-hour session, lawmakers recessed until a time uncertain leaving much unfinished business. Among the early education legislation not considered are bills about pre-k expansion, child care, unspent TANF funds and most notably Governor Lee’s $68 million early literacy […]

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