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Federal Spending on Prenatal to Three: Developing a Public Response to Improving Developmental Trajectories and Preventing Inequities

This report on prenatal-to-three public investments examines federal funding sources that support pregnant women, infants, and toddlers. These funding sources lay the foundation for most state investments and undergird the implementation of programs and services to support young children within their families and communities.

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Center for the Study of Social Policy
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Funding Our Future

This report provides early childhood leaders with funding strategies for increasing revenue from state and local sources, a largely untapped funding approach, to support high-quality early care and education.

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Build Initiative, Center for American Progress, Children's Funding Project, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, University of Maryland
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Funding Our Future: At a Glance

This report summary highlights the nine strategic and technical questions for early childhood leaders and their partners to consider when evaluating state and local tax revenue as a funding source for high-quality early care and education. The full report provides early childhood leaders with funding strategies for increasing revenue from state and local sources, a largely untapped funding approach, to support early care and education.

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Build Initiative, Center for American Progress, Children's Funding Project, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, University of Maryland
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Giving Credit Where It’s Due: School Readiness Tax Credits Benefit Louisiana Families and Communities

Louisiana’s School Readiness Tax Credits stand out as a national model for other states to follow to support parents struggling to find high-quality child care for their infants and toddlers. Through the development of the School Readiness Tax Credits, Louisiana is supporting a sector that includes a broad network of child care providers that create jobs and earnings in their local economies, in addition to providing critical child care for children. For every dollar spent in the Louisiana early care and education sector, there is a return of $1.78 into the local economy.

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Louisiana Policy Institute for Children
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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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