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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.
- February 2014
Governor Malloy’s proposed revisions to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 state budget contain significant new funding to expand access to preschool and to enhance preschool quality.
- January 2014
This edition of our annual Early Care and Education Progress Report, which looks at funding and program developments through Fiscal Year 2013, finds that:
- June 2013
The final state budget for Fiscal Years (FY) 2014-15 maintained funding for the majority of early care and education programs at FY 13 post-rescission levels, with some small increases and decrease