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Improving early care and education

Looking to improve early care and education? Our latest report includes practices and design considerations for quality improvement initiatives.

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Linking Head Start and state data systems

Head Start programs serve more than 1 million children. To understand some of the challenges and strategies involved with linking data collected by Head Start with state data systems, the Early Childhood Data Collaborative interviewed leaders in a dozen states.

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Applying the Research

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How states fund child welfare

Total spending on child welfare has declined for the first time in nearly 20 years. This report summarizes findings from a national survey of states’ child welfare spending. Where’s the money coming from in your state?

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