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Q&As about Creating an Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education System to Support Children and Families: A State-by-State Analysis

Education / Blog March 8, 2019

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.

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Home-based Child Care: How Does it Fit in the Early Childhood Ecosystem

Linda Smith / Blog February 26, 2019

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.

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Early Learning Facilities Matter: Moving Beyond a Culture of Low Expectations

Linda Smith, Sarah Tracey / Blog February 14, 2019

Improving early learning facilities where children are cared for requires multisector involvement across federal, state, and local partners

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New Report Explores Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

Education / Press Release January 16, 2019

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.

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Early Head Start–Child Care Partnerships: Spotlighting Early Successes Across America

Education / Research January 16, 2019

This report highlights the inner workings of 12 EHS-CCP programs, draws lessons learned, and makes recommendations for improving the program moving forward.

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome-Learning What We Don’t Know

Linda Smith, Sarah Tracey / Blog December 19, 2018

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.

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Creating an Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education System to Support Children and Families: A State-by-State Analysis

Education / Research December 13, 2018

A state-by-state analysis to explore whether states, like the federal government, are making progress toward improved integration and governance in ECE programs.

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How States Can Create a More Efficient Early Care and Education System

Education / December 13, 2018 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET

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.

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Linda Smith: The Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis Deserve Better

Education / News December 3, 2018

Policymakers must extend services for infants beyond the first weeks of life

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Early Learning Facilities

Education / Page November 13, 2018

BPC has brought together an interdisciplinary group of stakeholders to address the ofter overlooked aspect of physical environment in early care and learning programs

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