In an extraordinary decision, CCFC is refusing a cy pres award of nearly $290,000—more than 90% of CCFC’s 2012-2013 annual budget—and opposing the settlement of a major-class action lawsuit against Facebook. In an amicus letter filed today with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, CCFC explained its decision to turn down the money and urged the court to reject the settlement because the protections it offers to teenagers are “hollow” and “meaningless.” Why we turned down the money.
Smart boards. Smartphones. Tablets. E-books, apps and more. The rapid influx of new screen devices and software poses a special challenge for the early childhood community and parents of young children. That's why CCFC, the Alliance for Childhood, and TRUCE have created Facing the Screen Dilemma: Young children, technology and early education. Download your free copy today! Learn more | Read the press release