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Building a Lasting Foundation for High Quality Early Learning Opportunities for Infants and Toddlers through Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

New report provides key highlights about the program, our grantees, and the early successes and lessons learned from the first year of implementation of partnerships.

A young Latina being interviewed by a researcher.

Enhancing the Cultural Responsiveness of Social Services

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation launches a discussion series on serving diverse children and families.

ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson (small image)

Helping Native Communities Help Themselves

Grantee successes show why funding matters.

Blocks that spell out Child Care.

Current Child Care Wages Mean a Second Job and Public Assistance Receipt for Too Many

It’s time to review alternative strategies that will support a better system — for children, for parents, for the early learning workforce, and for communities.

Image of a caseworker meeting wtih a TANF client.

Framing the Message: Using Behavioral Economics to Engage TANF Recipients

Los Angeles County used behavioral economics principles to increase reengagement in their welfare to work program.

Silhouettes of youth running in front of colored backgrounds.

Changing the Lives of Nine Children

Meet the DeLeon family of Texas.

Radio interview of Kurt Heisler, senior policy advisor for technology and innovation with ACYF

Data Visualization – A Tool to Improve Strategic Decision Making

From information to insight – using data visualization to drive change.

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Interoperability at ACF

Interoperable systems are key to delivering family-centered services, by improving access to and coordination of available resources and services.

HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell on the ground in Flint, Michigan, speaking to emergency personnel.

Investing in Flint’s children

One-time emergency funding expands and enhances Head Start and Early Head Start services in Flint, Michigan.

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