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This is truly a historic time for early childhood education at the federal level.
Office of Child Care Director Shannon Rudisill reflects on how the President’s Early Learning Agenda would raise wages for the two million-person early childhood education.
The Departments of Health and Human Services and Education have partnered to launch a coordinated effort to encourage developmental and behavioral screening and support for children, families and the providers who care for them.
New toolkit supports state and local efforts to build strong data infrastructure for initiatives designed to measure, monitor and promote high-quality early care and education.
States conducted a statewide review on the quality and availability of child care in their communities.
Quality early care and education programs can positively affect later health outcomes.
By providing opportunities for higher education for its educators, the state ensures its children’s developmental and educational needs will be met.
In one year, teachers in 104 Head Start centers and 307 classrooms across the country increased their use of evidence-based practices in support of children’s social-emotional development.