How Are Early Learning Challenge Grant Recipients Targeting Infants and Toddlers?
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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This annotated bibliography includes resources from the ZERO TO THREE Policy Center and the former National Infant & Toddler Child Care Initiative at ZERO TO THREE. The resources are organized by the…
This excerpt from "Meeting the Challenge: How the Newest Early Learning Challenge Grantees Can Meet the Needs of Infants and Toddlers" discusses grantees’ plans to build capacity in high-need communi…
This article, released in June 2014, discusses how the most recent ELC grantees (Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Vermont) are targeting infants and toddlers.