June 2013

Home Visiting Advances in States

Home visiting—which matches parents with trained providers who share information and offer support during pregnancy and throughout their child’s earliest years—received strong bipartisan support in state capitols during the 2013 legislative session.

$65 Million Expansion of Pre-k in Michigan

More than 10,000 Michigan four-year-olds and their families will have the opportunity to participate in high-quality preschool next year thanks to a visionary expansion of the state’s Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP).

Making Early Childhood the Priority It Deserves to Be

President Obama’s FY14 budget calls for an unprecedented increase in federal funding for programs serving young children. If implemented, this bold initiative would mean investing in young children is finally the priority it deserves to be.