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Leveraging Increased Resources to Advance Child Care: Next Steps for States

  • Posted on: 19 April 2019
  • By: asanderfield@ea...

In March 2018, Congress passed a $2.37 billion increase for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG). With this historic investment, states can get back on track and make child care subsidies work better for families with low incomes. This brief outlines different ways states can use the funds to improve their child care programs.

Building Support for Early Childhood Excellence: Key Survey Findings

  • Posted on: 19 December 2018
  • By: asanderfield@ea...

The Bipartisan Policy Center partnered with Luntz Global to survey conservative and liberal viewpoints on child care and early learning. One overwhelming conclusion from this research: conservatives and liberals alike recognize that early childhood development is critical to the wellbeing of the nation as a whole and even align on some possible policy approaches.

Building Support for Early Childhood Excellence: Messaging Guide

  • Posted on: 19 December 2018
  • By: asanderfield@ea...

The Bipartisan Policy Center partnered with Luntz Global to survey conservative and liberal viewpoints on child care and early learning. One overwhelming conclusion from this research: conservatives and liberals alike recognize that early childhood development is critical to the wellbeing of the nation as a whole and even align on some possible policy approaches.

How States Use Medicaid to Cover Key Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Results of a 50-State Survey

  • Posted on: 19 December 2018
  • By: asanderfield@ea...

A state-by-state look at Medicaid's coverage of key infant and early childhood mental health services, including maternal depression screening, and related policies that affect access and quality of services.

Learning about Young Children’s Challenging Behavior and Impacts on Programs and Families: A State-wide Survey of Virginia’s Early Care and Education Teachers

  • Posted on: 19 December 2018
  • By: asanderfield@ea...

A survey of Virginia’s teachers that serve infants, toddlers, and preschoolers provides information about the number and types of challenging behavior teachers see, and supports teacher want. The report concludes with policy recommendations for strengthening supports for programs, children, and families.

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