The Early Learning Challenge Grant Is Helping States Better Serve Infants and Toddlers
Here's how grant recipients are improving the quality of care infants and toddlers receive while their parents are working, and increasing the likelihood that very young children are screened for health or developmental delays.
The Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grant program is a joint effort by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve early learning and development for young children. It does so by supporting states’ efforts to increase the number of children with high needs in early childhood settings and to build comprehensive early childhood systems.
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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.
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 connect families to appropriate ser…