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.
- October 2015
In order to reduce an anticipated budget shortfall for State Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16) due to volatility in the stock market, on September 18, 2015 Governor Dannel Malloy announced rescissions
- July 2015
The final budget for Fiscal Year 16 (FY 16) and Fiscal Year 17 (FY 17) softens Governor-proposed cuts to programs that effectively address the comprehensive needs of children and families, and even
- May 2015
These Early Care and Education Data Tables, which we produce annually, have been updated to include data from Fiscal Year 2014.