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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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Ohio Early Childhood Race and Rural Equity Report Executive Summary

The 2018 Ohio Early Childhood Race and Rural Equity Report is the most comprehensive early childhood report in Ohio history. Groundwork Ohio analyzed 26 child outcome metrics spanning a child’s life course from prenatal care to postsecondary attainment, including data spanning five state departments and utilizing resources from an additional three. After a review of over 200 pages of data and graphics, Groundwork Ohio determined that children who start behind usually stay behind.

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Groundwork Ohio
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Parent Leadership on the Great Start Collaboratives

This tool supports states in thinking about how to build parent and family leadership, including information for parents and leadership teams about the importance of the parent voice, lessons learned through parent involvement, supports for these efforts, and strategies on recruitment and sustainability.

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Early Childhood Investment Corporation and Michigan's Great Start Collaboratives
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Policy Framework for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

This policy framework from the Center for Law and Social Policy and Zero to Three outlines the needs of infants, toddlers, and families, and it highlights examples of policies that meet those needs.

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Zero to Three and Center for Law and Social Policy
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Prenatal to 3: A Comprehensive, Racially-Equitable Policy Plan for Universal Healthy Child Development

This action plan offers a fresh approach to early childhood policies that get to the roots of racial equity. It describes how to promote social, economic, health, and educational equity by broadening the current early childhood public policy focus in Minnesota on early education and service programs to include funding efforts that promote positive early experiences (safe, stable, and nurturing relationships), economic security, and builds upon the assets and capacities of all families and communities.

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Wilder Research, University of Minnesota, and Development & Training, Inc.
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Prenatal-to-Three Data Guidebook

The Data Guidebook details the NCIT measurements system, or Outcomes Framework, and contains detailed recommendations for using the right outcomes and indicators, and their data sources, to measure the success of policies and programs in your state or community.

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Child Trends
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Prenatal-to-Three Outcomes Framework

NCIT has identified a set of evidence-based metrics drawn from research that are comparable and reliable across states, communities, and diverse families. The Outcomes Framework graphic shows how the components of the NCIT measurements system work together to support outcomes in healthy beginnings, supported families, and high-quality care and early learning.

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Child Trends
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Prenatal-to-Three Outcomes Framework Brief

NCIT has identified a set of evidence-based metrics, drawn from research, to track the health and development of children prenatal to age three with data that is comparable and reliable across states, communities, and diverse families. The Outcomes Framework Brief summarizes the NCIT measurements system, or Outcomes Framework, and the information found in the lengthier Data Guidebook.

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Child Trends
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Preterm Birth and the Impact of Child Development

This infographic outlines the costs of preterm births on parents, communities, and the children themselves. It also briefly outlines some of the contributing factors of preterm births.

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Illinois Department of Public Health
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