Educational Success

Greater Twin Cities United Way's Vision:

All children are ready to thrive academically, personally and socially.

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Our Policy and Advocacy Agenda


Protect existing investments for early learning scholarships, targeted home visiting and the Parent Aware quality rating system.


• Achieve federal conformity for Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) to fully access federal funds available.
• Expand funding and policies to advance career and future readiness programs, including afterschool, summer youth enrichment and career pathways programs.


• Advance funding and policies to increase access to concurrent enrollment programs that allow high school students to earn college course credits.
• Advance policies to reduce student financial responsibilities for post-secondary education.

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