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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.

Innovative Revenue Wins for Early Care and Education in Louisiana

Louisiana celebrated big revenue wins during the 2021 legislative session for early care and education, including allocating sports betting revenue and specialty NBA Pelican license plate revenues to the Louisiana Early Childhood Education Fund. The Louisiana Policy Institute for Children and other partners also succeeded in other efforts to promote broad investment for Louisiana children and families.

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Illinois Announces Significant Expansion of Financial Assistance for Families Seeking Child Care and Providers

Illinois has announced a significant expansion of financial assistance for both families and providers that allow children to return to quality, affordable child care programs. Eighty percent of families will pay less for child care under this latest round of changes, to be administered by the Illinois Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).

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36 States Enter National Pool for Child Care NEXT Transformation Grants

The deadline has passed for state teams to apply for Child Care NEXT — a grant program to support transformational change in a state’s child-care system — and 36 states have applied to be a part of the movement. The unprecedented demand reflects a growing interest at the state level in bolder and more equitable child-care solutions.

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A Statement on the Passage of the Historic American Rescue Plan

In this statement on the passage of the historic American Rescue Plan, the Alliance for Early Success recognizes the boldness of the investment and encourages policymakers to be bolder still in their investment in young children and their families.

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