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How Are Early Learning Challenge Grant Recipients Targeting Infants and Toddlers?

Download Files Feb 18, 2014

In December 2011, nine states were awarded four-year Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge (ELC) grants. Here's how they will improve early learning and development programs.

All of the grant recipients’ plan s will positively impact infants and toddlers through a variety of broad strategies such as: expanding participation in tiered quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS), increasing access to high quality professional development, expanding and aligning early learning standards, and strengthening screening practices.

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