Idaho

Thanks in no small part to our allies in Idaho, 2019 saw millions of new dollars flow into the state’s early childhood programs.

State Allies:

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Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children • Boise, ID
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Idaho Voices for Children • Boise, ID
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Top Priorities for 2020

Secure ongoing state funding for home visiting programs.

Support the early childhood workforce.

Improve Idaho’s state child care licensing regulations.

Steer Idaho’s Preschool Development Grant planning.

Lead the Governor's "Idaho Early Childhood Advisory Council."

From preschool to home visiting, our Idaho allies are making sure the state continues to make substantial new commitments to children birth through eight.

  • Awarded $3.3 million through the Federal Preschool Development Grant (PDG) for the first time in Idaho history
  • Awarded 25 privately-funded grants to communities across Idaho to create a mixed-delivery model of local, collaborative, early-learning programs called Preschool the Idaho Way.
  • $1.6 million to expand the reach and impact of evidence-based home visiting programs.
  • Developed a Families First Prevention Services Act Primary Prevent Committee and outlined department recommendations to ensure Idaho appropriately utilizes Title IV-E Prevention Funding

The Alliance for Early Success is achieving large-scale, long-lasting change for the state’s young children by providing our allies with powerful advantages that help them shape Idaho early childhood state policy.

  • Strategic, Outcomes-Focused Investments
  • Consulting and Strategy
  • Direct Access to National Expertise
  • Rapid Response Support
  • Connections/Access to Allies in Similar States
  • Roles in National Communities of Practice

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