Resources for Action

Search our curated resources collection to find the information and tools you need to take action and advance policies and programs that support infants, toddlers, and their families in your community or state. Resources include case studies that showcase what's working, steps for getting started, the latest research, information on using data to track success, and messaging materials to help you make the case for the importance of investing in prenatal-to-three.

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Growing Young Minds. Building Futures.

Improving learning in the early years is a difficult, complex, and extremely urgent challenge. To meet that challenge, a wide range of nonprofit organizations, businesses, educators, and government leaders in Tarrant County, Texas, are working together through the Early Learning Alliance (ELA). Learn about their vision and action plan to ensure all children in the community have a strong start.

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Early Learning Alliance
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HB 19-1052: Colorado Early Childhood Special Taxing Districts

In Colorado, Title 32 enables the creation of special districts to fund and deliver services for a whole host of purposes including, but not limited to, parks and recreation, health, forest improvement and fire protection. This legislation authorizes the creation of early childhood development service districts for the purpose of delivering early childhood development services for children birth through eight years of age.

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Colorado State Government
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IDS Governance: Setting Up Ethical and Effective Use

Without sufficient data access, data linkages, analytic capacity, or interpretive support, policymakers, practitioners, and researchers may feel that informed solutions are out of reach. At the same time, more and more data are collected and held in administrative repositories and now sit underappreciated or underutilized.

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Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy
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Illinois Prevention Initiative

The Illinois Prevention Initiative provides grants to home-based and center-based programs to expand access to the Early Head Start (EHS) model as well as other birth-to-three models. This document provides a high-level overview of the state program.

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Center for Law and Social Policy, Zero to Three
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Illinois Prevention Initiative Implementation Manual

This manual provides information and materials for implementation of Illinois Prevention Initiative programs, including details about the mission and vision of the work and resources for curriculum and service provision, developmental monitoring and program accountability, personnel qualifications and management, and family and community partnerships.

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Illinois State Board of Education
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In Brief: Early Childhood Program Effectiveness

This series of briefs provides summaries of the scientific presentations at the National Symposium on Early Childhood Science and Policy, including what makes early childhood programs successful and useful and why they're important.

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National Symposium on Early Childhood Science and Policy
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