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ERIC Number: ED502206
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 44
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Increasing State Investments in Early Care and Education: Lessons Learned from Advocates and Best Practices, Spring 2008
Voices for America's Children
This report showcases advocacy efforts of 11 member organizations in 10 states that recently passed an early care and education (ECE) legislative initiative. The aim of the report is to provide advocates with proven strategies for advancing progress in securing access to ECE and expanding the opportunity for all children to start school prepared for success. In each state, the political leadership, the resources and sophistication of advocates, connections and relationships with legislators and political influencers, political realities and public will came together in different ways. Organizations profiled include: (1) Alabama (VOICES for Alabama's Children); (2) Colorado (Colorado Children's Campaign); (3) Missouri (Citizens for Missouri's Children); (4) New Mexico (New Mexico Voices for Children); (5) Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children and Public Citizens for Children and Youth); (6) Rhode Island (Rhode Island KIDS COUNT); (7) Virginia (Voices for Virginia's Children); (8) Washington (The Children's Alliance); (9) Wisconsin (Wisconsin Council on Children and Families); and (10) Wyoming (Wyoming Children's Action Alliance.) (Contains 5 endnotes.)
Voices for America's Children. 1000 Vermont Avenue NW 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 202-289-0777; Fax: 202-289-0776; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation
Authoring Institution: Voices for America's Children
Identifiers - Location: Alabama; Colorado; Missouri; New Mexico; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; Virginia; Washington; Wisconsin; Wyoming