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Throughout the nation, states are struggling to keep their child care industries afloat. Decades of underinvestment and a global pandemic threatened a near-total collapse of the system, held off only by temporary pandemic-era funding that
THE PRENATAL-TO-3 SYSTEM OF CARE IN NEW MEXICO The prenatal to age 3 (PN-3) period is the most rapid and sensitive period of development, and it sets the foundation for long-term health and wellbeing. The
DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS The characteristics of families vary considerably by state. A clear picture of the current demographic composition and characteristics of a state’s prenatal-to-3 population can help to inform policy leaders as to who is
2023 has seen great momentum to improve outcomes and equity for young children. Many state legislatures have taken action to support infants, toddlers, their families, and caregivers. This month, we tracked several bills to increase
Since our last update, legislatures and governors throughout the country have taken exciting action on state earned income tax credits (EITC), paid family leave, Medicaid expansion, extension of postpartum Medicaid coverage, and child care subsidies.
In addition to conducting research and evaluating evidence, at the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center, we also track state legislation and administrative action impacting young children and their families. These efforts provide us with context to
Rigorous scientific evidence informs our annual policy guide, which gives states actionable solutions to improve outcomes for all young children.
October 13, 2022 Thousands of national and state leaders, scholars, and practitioners gathered virtually for the preeminent summit on the prenatal-to 3 period. Participants heard the latest research on the most effective policy actions state
DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS The characteristics of families vary considerably by state. A clear picture of the current demographic composition and characteristics of a state’s prenatal-to-3 population can help to inform policy leaders as to who is
2022 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit Thursday, October 13, 1-4pm CT / 2-5pm ETVirtual and free >> REGISTER TODAY << The first three years of rapid brain development have the most powerful impact on