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Early Childhood Development|January 23, 2023

First Five Years Fund Welcomes the 118th Congress with a Suite of Early Childhood Resources

First Five Years Fund released a suite of resources aimed at helping federal lawmakers understand how high-quality early learning and child care programs are critical to invest in America’s children, working families, and economy.

Early Childhood Development|December 5, 2022

The Alliance for Early Success Releases their 2022 50-State Progress and Landscape Report

In their new report, 2022 50-State Progress and Landscape Report, The Alliance for Early Success highlights policy wins and trends in early childhood across the U.S.

Early Childhood Development|December 1, 2022

With Little Federal Support for Families, States are Stepping Up

With limited federal support for early childhood expected, states across the US are stepping up to bolster family economic stability and early childhood care and education.

Early Childhood Development|November 10, 2022

In New Mexico Child-Care Funding Win, Providers Nationwide See Road Map

Historically ranked among the worst states for child well-being, New Mexico is now leading the way with recent constitutional amendment that will create a permanent fund for child care. The new funds are expected to make child care more affordable for families and increase wages for child care workers.

Early Childhood Development|October 13, 2022

Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center Releases its 2022 State Policy Roadmap

Prenatal-to-3 (PN-3) has released its third annual State Policy Roadmap, providing a guide for each state on how they can implement evidence-based policies and strategies to improve outcomes for young children.

Early Childhood Development|September 30, 2022

Newsom Signs Bill Making Family Leave Affordable to More Workers

California expands paid family leave benefits for lower-income families with a measure that will improve the lives of children and families across the state.

Early Childhood Development|September 22, 2022

Finding a Fix for Child Care

As childcare workers leave the industry for better pay, childcare centers are closing or operating below capacity. With no expected federal support, some states are finding creative solutions to increase pay while making child care more available and affordable for families.

Early Childhood Development|September 14, 2022

Utilizing Technology to Bridge the Gap Between Schools and Families

TalkingPoints CEO and TED Fellow, Heejae Lim shares how TalkingPoints is removing language barriers and building meaningful partnerships between schools and families to ensure all children can thrive.

Early Childhood Development|August 9, 2022

Big Dollars for Little Kids: Early Childhood Education

Philanthropic investments in early childhood research and programs have spurred an increase in government funding for early childhood education and care.

Early Childhood Development|June 9, 2022

Pandemic Babies are Behind After Years of Stress, Isolation Affected Brain Development

Kids born in the COVID-19 era lag in certain skills and are more prone to challenging behaviors. Organizations such as HealthySteps are providing the additional support that experts say parents need.