Our early care work is focused on:
- ensuring all young children have access to high-quality care-giving environments that are developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive, and that recognize parents as children’s first and most important teachers; and
- creating an integrated state-wide system of early care and education that will lead to improved overall quality of state-subsidized programs, greater access for children and families, better data collection and analysis and, accordingly, wiser investments.
Learn more about early care and education issues and related resources.
- May 2014
The final state budget approved by state legislators will result in significant improvements in educational opportunities for Connecticut children from preschool through college.
- May 2014
The final Fiscal Year 2015 budget maintains important increases in funding for quality and access in early care and education programs.
- April 2014
This brief compares the early care and education budget proposals of the General Assembly's Appropriations Committee and the Governor for Fiscal Year 2015. The Committee’s proposed