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May2013An Assessment Tool: Integrating a Strengthening Families Approach into Early Childhood System Development »The BUILD Initiative developed this assessment tool to help state early childhood system leaders ide...

Jan2010Responding to the Needs of Young Latino Children: State Efforts to Build Comprehensive Early Learning Systems »This paper describes common challenges states are facing in developing comprehensive, culturally and...

Jan2012Preschool and School Readiness: Experiences of Children with Non-English-Speaking Parents »This study from the Public Policy Institute of California found that the early reading skills of chi...

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May2016BUILDing Supportive Communities with Libraries, Museums, and Early Childhood Systems » This toolkit is the result of a yearlong collaboration between the BUILD Initiative and the Institu...

Sep2015Aligning QRIS and CCR&R Goals to Support a High Quality Early Learning System » Nearly every state and territory has established a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) or ...

Nov2013More Than Baby Talk » This guide describes 10 practices that early childhood educators can use to support the development...

Oct2013Kindergarten Entry Assessment Discussion Guide 2013 » The KEA Discussion Guide summarizes the Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge review criteria ...

Oct2013Early Learning Left Out »Early Learning Left Out is the most comprehensive effort to date to track state and federal investme...

Oct2013Oregon Governance-Related Roles » State of Oregon - Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Application excerpts.

Oct2013Rhode Island Governance-Related Roles » State of Rhode Island - Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Application excerpts.

Oct2013Wisconsin Governance-Related Roles » State of Wisconsin - Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Application excerpts.

Oct2013North Carolina Governance-Related Roles » State of North Carolina - Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Application excerpts.

Oct2013New Mexico Governance-Related Roles » State of New Mexico - Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Application excerpts.