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OPSR Guide: A Snapshot of Everything You Need to Know

Welcome to the OPSR Journal! We’ve been on a brief break, but are back to keep our followers up-to-date on the latest in early childhood.

Over the past several months, OPSR has seen some exciting changes including new grant funding as well as progress on existing grants. If you’re new to our website and curious about what we do, this article provides a quick snapshot of everything OPSR!

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Stay Informed About the Latest House & Senate Bills

With motions, measures, committees, revisions and votes, keeping up with the Oklahoma legislature can be a difficult process. As Oklahoma’s early childhood advisory council, OPSR is staying in the know, so we can update you on the latest at the state capitol.

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Revised Child Care Eligibility to Improve Oklahoman's Lives

Did you know that over 60 percent of children from birth to five-years-old have working parents? Or that 94 percent of parents seeking child care need full time care? That’s why revisions to Appendix C-4 of the Child Care Eligibility/Co-Payment Chart could be a game changer.

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Support for Early Childhood Cuts Through Partisan Divide

According to First Five Years Fund’s (FFYF) sixth national survey, investing in early childhood has strong public support from all parties. For instance, voters in both parties said they want lawmakers to work together to make progress on early childhood education. 

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Oklahoma's Preterm Birth Rate is on the Rise


Google the word “newborn” and images of sleepy, cuddly, adorable babies will appear on your computer screen. In fact, the word “baby” alone often brings about feelings of happiness and content. Unfortunately, for far too many parents of premature babies, their reality is quite the opposite. Fear, stress and anxiety replace a time that should be filled with joy.

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