Louisiana State Baby Facts
All babies in Louisiana, 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 Louisiana compare with the United States in providing these supports?
Do you know what lies ahead for Louisiana? 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.
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In Louisiana, the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program funds supported the professional development of nurse home visitors.
With support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the Greater New Orleans Child Care Rebuild Collaborative in Louisiana piloted Bridge to Quality, an initiative to help early care and education cent…
Louisiana first revised the Early Learning Guidelines and Program Standards for children, birth to 3 years, in 2005.
In 2007, the Louisiana Legislature passed Act 394, which enacted Revised Statutes 47:6101-6109 to provide a package of tax credits known as the School Readiness Tax Credits.