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Inspiring Innovation: Creative State Financing Structures for Infant-Toddler Services - This policy brief highlights the work of four states Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma that have developed innovative financing structures to support services for at-risk infants and toddlers. It reveals key policy elements that cut across all four states, as well as strategic decisions, lessons and recommendations critical to the establishment of particular financing structures that support high-quality programs for infants and toddlers. (Zero to Three/Ounce of Prevention Fund, November 2009) ...

Building a Solid Foundation: How States and School Districts Can Use Federal Stimulus Funds to Support Proficiency by Third Grade - This issue brief explains why states and school districts must make Pre-K-3rd reforms a priority in the spending of stimulus funds and offers examples of how states and school districts can use these funds to advance a Pre-K-3rd reform agenda. (Sara Mead, Foundation for Child Development, May 2009)...

Illinois' Infant Toddler Set-Aside: What It Is and How It Works - The Illinois Infant Toddler Set-Aside is an example of how a state can set aside infant toddler funds within a preschool funding stream. (Ounce of Prevention Fund, 2007)...

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