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State Plans and Actions

Many state advocates are working proactively to make sure rescue plan state relief funds are used for maximum benefit to children and their families. Together, broad coalitions in more and more states are seizing the opportunity not only to target the funding, but also to scale, innovate, and expand capacity.

MULTISTATE PLANS AND ACTIONS

ALABAMA

ARKANSAS

COLORADO

(04/13/2021) Colorado’s Planned Use of CRRSA Funds, Colorado Children’s Campaign

CONNECTICUT

DELAWARE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

(04/07/2021) Recommendations to the Mayor, Co-signed by 29 District Organizations

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

(05/17/2021) Guidance – ACCESS – Awarding Child Care Education Scholarship Supplements, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL)

ILLINOIS

KANSAS

LOUISIANA

MICHIGAN

(06/11/2021) Guidance – Child Care Federal Funds Briefing Document, Michigan Department of Education

(03/25/2021) Recommendation –  Ensuring Quality Care for All Children in the State Budget, Michigan’s Children

MISSISSIPPI

MISSOURI

NEW MEXICO

(07/01/2021) Guidance – N.M. dramatically expands Child Care Assistance, New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department

NEW YORK

(04/21/2021) Guidance –  New York State Budget Update, Alliance for Quality Education

NORTH CAROLINA

OREGON

PENNSYLVANNIA

Pennsylvania (04/09/21) How to Use American Rescue Act Funds to Help Students, Public Citizens for Children and Youth 

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH DAKOTA

(07/2021) ARP Act Funding Proposals, Early Learner South Dakota 

(07/2021) ARP Additional Recommendations, Early Learner South Dakota 

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

WASHINGTON

WEST VIRGINIA

WYOMING

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