This guide is intended to help school officials form practical plans to protect the rights of immigrant students and their families. California law-enforcement agencies are prohibited under state law from performing the functions of an immigration officer. But local educational agencies should be aware that although U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are the agencies with primary responsibility for federal 6 immigration enforcement, there are instances in which other law-enforcement agencies may attempt to enforce federal immigration laws.
Home-Based Child Care: Embedding Wellness in HBCC Systems through Strengthening HBCC Networks: An Evidence-Based Framework for High Quality (Benchmarks)
Archived Webinar September 21, 2023
This recording and slide deck are from the September 19, 2023 Home-Based Child Care Webinar.
Report August 29, 2023
A robust early childhood care and education workforce is at the heart of any solution to stabilize the child care sector, and adequate compensation is pivotal to that end. That reality comes through in the PDG B-5 grant applications; many states demonstrate a keen focus on supporting workforce compensation. This brief explores and synthesizes the strategies to increase compensation that states proposed in their PDG B-5 grant applications.
Report August 17, 2023
As the number of young multilingual learners— children who speak language(s) other than English—increases throughout the country, the focus on supporting language development, rooted in diverse cultural, linguistic, and developmentally appropriate practices, becomes a critical component of the early childhood care and education (ECCE) system.