On April 11, NBC Connecticut's Lauren Petty headed to New Britain to sit down with Merrill Gay, Alliance co-chair and director of the New Britain Early Childhood Collaborative, to discuss the school board's decision to cut all-day kindergarten from its budget.
The Alliance's third CTPNS story this year, Karen Rainville of CAEYC was interviewed to discuss Week of the Young Child and the creation of a Department of Early Education and Child Development in Connecticut. Piece was produced for April 11, the start of the Week of the Young Child.
Mark Sims of the CT Radio Network interviewed Maggie Adair at the annual Advocacy Day event at the Capitol on April 7. She spoke of the need for a Department of Early Education and Child Development. The piece ran on WTIC AM 1080.
Sen. Beth Bye and Cyd Oppenheimer of CT Voices for Children taped a segment with Laurie Perez for FoxCT's "The Real Story," which aired March 27, 2011. The segment was on the need for a Department of Early Education and Child Development. The bill had passed the Education Committee on Wednesday, one day before the taping took place.