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The issue of inadequate child care in Middle Tennessee not only affects working families but also poses a critical barrier to economic growth and workforce diversity. A lack of available and affordable child care prevents
In a newly published essay, Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center Executive Director Dr. Cynthia Osborne outlines the five stages of public policy implementation—and the research critical for each stage. The essay draws from a rich history
More than 100 small business owners signed a letter of support this week for a statewide family leave program that passed the House Labor and Industry Committee Tuesday Read the full article from Central Penn
A recent study revealed which states in the US are the worst places to give birth in 2024. A birth injury law firm compiled data and analysed the results to find out which states were the best places for
The earliest years of childhood have a great impact on the lifelong health and well being of children. According to the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center, the most rapid period of growth in the human brain
Meadow Lakes Head Start, a preschool in Wasilla that has 45 students, will close down at the end of the year. Half of the students will move on to kindergarten and the rest will have
February 1st marks the start of the third annual Early Ed Month, an initiative to educate local and national policymakers, business leaders, parents and advocates on the need for investments in high-quality early care and
Nobody wants to be last.       But Ohio is indeed at or very near the bottom on important rankings of how we treat children and working families. When are we going to own that? When
Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin has announced significant early learning and child care investments. The Building Blocks for Virginia Families initiative will include funding to ensure access to high-quality early childhood programs for every low-income family
The institution of marriage is increasingly a polarizing topic, though it remains popular and the majority of Americans aspire to it if they haven’t already wed. But the popularity of “I dos” is slipping, according