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The Alliance for Early Success is a 50-state resource for early-childhood advocates as they pursue the big, sustained impact that will ensure every child in every state, birth through age eight, has an equal chance to grow, learn, and succeed.

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Zeroing in on Skeptics with Jonathan Metzl: Why Early Childhood Advocates Must Upend Zero-Sum Perceptions of Government Solutions

NOV 17 WEBINAR The Alliance is joined by Jonathan Metzl, author of the best-selling Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland. He has done extensive research on voters who oppose health policies that would benefit them, and his presentation to early childhood advocates encourages them to understand “zero-sum” solution perceptions.

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Treating Child Care Like Early Learning Means Funding Child Care Like Early Learning

EDITORIAL The president’s American Families Plan, as currently proposed, includes an unprecedented level of federal investment for early care and education (ECE). To many in our field, this is the moment for building a cohesive birth-to-five ECE system and doing away with the distinction between “child care” and “pre-k.” Alliance for Early Success Senior Policy Director Albert Wat explains how blending the two systems together seamlessly will require fundamental changed in the way we think about funding child care.

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The Pandemic Suspended and Expelled Everyone – What Can States Do About It?

WEBINAR The pandemic increased stress for children, parents, and the early childhood workforce, which require increases in resources to effectively support the workforce as they manage their own stress and the social-emotional needs of the children returning to their care. In this webinar we heard about early childhood mental health consultation (ECMH) in the new ECE environment.

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