News   |   Sign Up   |   A LEVER FOR SCALE  

Tag: Pre-K

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.

A $40 Million Win for Early Education and Care in Alabama

Allies at the Alabama School Readiness Alliance (ASRA), VOICES for Alabama’s Children, and Alabama Partnership for Children championed legislation that led to a historic state investment to child care and pre-k – a new and improved QRIS system that includes generous incentive payments to providers and provides coaches to help programs improve their quality and adding 125 classrooms to the First Class Pre-k program.

READ MORE

Allies Celebrate Launch of New Oklahoma Clearinghouse for Early Childhood Success

Alliance allies at the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness (OPSR) manage The Oklahoma Clearinghouse for Early Childhood Success and partner with public and private organizations to ensure that there is cross-sector representation in decision-making and funding. OPSR aims to elevate best practices and inform implementation across early childhood systems in Oklahoma.

READ MORE

Alliance, University of Washington, and Start Early Launch Partnership for Pre-K Improvement Toolkit

The Alliance for Early Success, the University of Washington, and Start Early have launched a new resource: the Partnership for Pre-K Improvement (PPI) Toolkit, which is dedicated to improving equitable access to high-quality pre-K. The PPI Toolkit was developed over the course of a five-year collaborative learning strategy between states, research organizations, and advocacy groups.

READ MORE

Alliance-Funded 50-State Policy Survey Gives Early Childhood Advocates a Comprehensive Look at ECE Expulsion Policy

A new brief from the BUILD Initiative and the National Center for Children in Poverty compiles policy approaches, barriers, and recommendations for states looking to policies that reduce or eliminate expulsion and suspension from early care and education (ECE) settings. The report was prepared in response to the growing recognition among policymakers that young children are harmed by exclusionary practices, and that new policies and supports for programs can prevent these practices so all children can benefit from quality early care and education.

READ MORE