State Variation Tables from the Appendix of the 2020 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap


The 2020 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap identifies the most effective state-level policies and strategies that support the developing child. Below are the state variation tables from the Roadmap.

Policy Goals

State Policies

State Strategies

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