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American Rescue Plan Funds Can Support Inclusive Early Childhood Special Education

Young children with disabilities and developmental delays experienced unique hardships during the...

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How Policy Can Maximize Children’s Potential by Addressing Systemic Racism

Policies that expand access to high-quality medical care and early childhood programs provide important benefits to children and...

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3 Ways Policymakers Can Support Remote Learning for Young Children

Policymakers know the 2020-21 school year feels different for all educators — but especially for those who have been building...

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Early Care and Education: 2021 State Legislation Update

In recent years (think way back to pre-pandemic times), legislation concerning early education had been increasing steadily in number,...

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Early STEM: Gaining Ground in Leading States

To assist states in expanding equitable access to high-quality science, technology, engineering and math experiences in pre-K through grade...

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Improving Early Learning Outcomes During Unprecedented Times

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving...

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Making Sense of Governance in Early Childhood

Research increasingly shows that the first five years of life are a critical period for child development. States have responded by ramping...

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Maintaining a Systems-Focus in Early Ed

Systems-thinking may not be top of mind during a time when widescale budget cuts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have required state...

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Pre-K Budget Decisions in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are exacerbating the shortage of available and high-quality child care, contributing to learning...

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Early Ed in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Research tells us that a child’s experiences in the early years build a foundation of social, emotional and cognitive development that...

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