The oversight and governance of early care and early education is critical to supporting the development of young children and their families. However, because state agencies involved in this support are often siloed, this often results in less-than-optimal coordination, alignment and ultimately, delivery of services, especially in an equitable and targeted manner. This Policy Outline provides examples of innovative practices from around the country, as well as a key set of questions for state leaders to consider.
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PUBLISHED: June 23, 2021
RESOURCE TYPE: Policy Report