Building High Quality Early Childhood Education Support Systems for Children and Families

Opportunity to Learn Network and Broader Bolder Approach to Education
May 2014

This guide gives state policymakers and advocates a blueprint for developing better-coordinated, early support systems using a whole-child and whole-family approach. It provides lawmakers with concrete action steps for adapting the document's highlighted strategies to meet states’ various needs. The guide focuses on four areas for state policy: ensuring comprehensive pre- and post-natal maternal and infant support; enhancing quality of and access to child care; building strong, high quality early education systems; and cultivating cohesive early support systems. 

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