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Beyond Cost Modeling: How Modeling Can Be Used to Drive Systems Change

Archived Meeting Resources
January 10, 2023

This session was presented during BUILD 2022 National Conference.

States and communities are increasingly recognizing the importance of developing models to better understand the cost of high-quality programming for young children. But cost modeling alone can’t bring the systemic change needed to meet the needs of children and families. In this session, participants learned about ways to go beyond cost modeling, identifying policy solutions informed by the results of modeling, ways to integrate diverse definitions of quality, and how states have used modeling to drive larger systems change.

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