Q&As about Creating an Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education System to Support Children and Families: A State-by-State Analysis
This Q&A covers some of the questions we received during a webinar on a report released recently, as well as more general questions about the report.
Home-based child care is an important part of our nation’s economic growth, and this report should spur a more important discussion about the place of home-based care in our early childhood ecosystem.
Improving early learning facilities where children are cared for requires multisector involvement across federal, state, and local partners
For families everywhere, high-quality child care is challenging to find, let alone afford. The Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) program, created by Congress in 2014, is one solution to this challenge.
This report highlights the inner workings of 12 EHS-CCP programs, draws lessons learned, and makes recommendations for improving the program moving forward.
In 2012 alone, more than 21,000 infants were born with NAS. Further exacerbating the problem are the number of pregnant women—one in five—who are prescribed and fill a prescription for opioids.
Creating an Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education System to Support Children and Families: A State-by-State Analysis
A state-by-state analysis to explore whether states, like the federal government, are making progress toward improved integration and governance in ECE programs.
Report that scores and ranks how each state manages their ECE system funding, which can help families with young children access the programs and services they need.
Policymakers must extend services for infants beyond the first weeks of life