What are the most important mechanisms for quality improvement for very young children, those prenatal to age three? How are states addressing this challenging issue? This brief will explore those questions, provide examples from the states, and suggest new forward-looking strategies to continue the momentum to ensure we are putting our efforts and resources where we know they will make the most impact.
Report April 28, 2022
The BUILD Initiative is a national effort that advances state work on behalf of young children (prenatal through five), their families, and communities. BUILD staff partner with early childhood state leaders focused on early learning, health and nutrition, mental health, child welfare, and family support and engagement to create the policies, infrastructure, and cross-sector connections necessary for quality and equity. BUILD provides consultation, planning, and tailored implementation assistance, learning opportunities, resources, and cross-state peer exchanges. These efforts help state leaders improve and expand access to quality and promote equitable outcomes for our youngest children.
Video April 8, 2022
This recording is from the webinar Measuring Up to Our Ideals - A New Vision for Equitable Quality Measurement.
Slide Deck April 6, 2022
This slide deck is from the Measuring Up to Our Ideals - A New Vision for Equitable Quality Measurement webinar.