This fact sheet describes what the 41 QRIS operating in the United States in 2016 are doing to address the unique needs of infants and toddlers.
Archived Meeting Resources December 17, 2021
This is the slide deck from the November 16 webinar, Home-Based Child Care: Supporting HBCC Educators Whose Primary Language is Other than English. Home-Based Child Care is popular because many providers offer flexible schedules and are more familiar and affordable to families than child care centers. In addition, many families are able to find home-based providers with cultural and/or linguistic backgrounds similar to their own. Nearly one-fifth of the ECE workforce are immigrants, with many educators speaking languages other than English, and close to a quarter of all HBCC providers speaking Spanish. During this webinar, participants learned how states and communities can recognize and support this critical population of educators.
Article November 23, 2021
The most recent version of the Build Back Better (BBB) Act includes historic investment in child care and preschool totaling $390 Billion. This article outlines key provisions of Section 23001 Birth through Five Child Care and Early Learning Entitlement and Section 23001 Universal Preschool included in the Build Back Better Act.
Policy Agenda November 3, 2021
This guide is intended to familiarize policymakers with the major early childhood proposals contained in the Build Back Better framework. The Hunt Institute will update this document regularly to include specific state allocations and additional details as the act is finalized.