Kentucky State Baby Facts
All babies in Kentucky, and across the United States, need good health, strong families, and positive early learning experiences to foster healthy brain development and realize their full potential. How does Kentucky compare with the United States in providing these supports?
Do you know what lies ahead for Kentucky? No need to consult a crystal ball. The clearest way to envision what the future holds is to take a look at the babies. They tell us an important story of what it is currently like to be a very young child in this state and the important resources that can change the future life course for the many children who are not getting off to the best start.
How does Kentucky stack up? Download the full fact sheet to find out.
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On March 19, 2015, Kentucky Governor Beshear signed into law HB 234 creating Kentucky All STARS, a redesigned five-star tiered quality rating system for early care and education programs.
In December, 2013, Kentucky became one of six states to receive a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant. Through this grant, the state is directing substantial resources to support…
Born Learning® Academies are helping Kentucky parents of children prenatal to five understand how to turn everyday experiences into learning opportunities.
Kentucky is engaged in cross-system collaboration to meet the needs of young children with substance-abusing parents involved with the child welfare system.