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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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Health and Learning Are Deeply Interconnected in the Body: An Action Guide for Policymakers

We know that adult-child relationships, other early experiences, and environmental exposures influence child well-being. This action guide for policymakers from the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University highlights three key research findings on early health and development and their public policy implications. 

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Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
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Help Me Grow: Pierce County Pilot

This brief from Pierce County, Washington gives a five-year overview of its Help Me Grow initiative to build a comprehensive system of services and support for families with children age birth to five years old.

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Pierce County, Washington
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Hub Community Spotlight: Baltimore City

The NCIT Newsletter offers Spotlights, a regular monthly feature that provides an ongoing opportunity to share the work happening at the state or community level, and foster connections among grantees. This document highlights the work of Baltimore City, a community grantee. PCI selected the Community Innovation grantees with an eye to their potential to coordinate and collaborate with their state. 

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Hub State Spotlight: Maryland

The NCIT Newsletter offers Spotlights, a regular monthly feature that provides an ongoing opportunity to share the work happening at the state or community level, and foster connections among grantees. This document highlights the work of Maryland, a state grantee.

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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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