Wisconsin

Our allies in Wisconsin know early childhood advocacy is so much more than early education, and their push for family stability is paying big dividends for the kids in their state.

State Allies:

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Kids Forward • Madison, WI
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Wisconsin Early Childhood Association • Fitchburg, WI
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Top Priorities for 2020

Address racial disparities in access to high-quality child care

Review and improve the Quality Rating and Improvement System

Continue to make the economic case for additional funding for child care

In 2019, Wisconsin advocates helped secure an additional $23 million for child care subsidies — the first increase in a decade. 

  • $3 million for home visiting

  • $23 million for child care subsidies

  • $1 million for implementing the Pyramid Model, a multilevel system of support to enhance social and emotional competence in infants, toddlers, and young children

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 Wisconsin early childhood 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

News from Wisconsin