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How States Are Using PDG B-5 Grants to Address Data Integration Needs

August 23, 2023

Recently, The Early Childhood Data Collaborative at Child Trends released a new report that found that states are using Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) funds to address …

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How States Are Using PDG B-5 Building Grants to Ensure Child Care Access For All Children

August 23, 2023

The BUILD Initiative, ZERO TO THREE, and Start Early, recently released a new brief highlighting the strategies states are using to ensure child care access for all children in their …

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How States Are Using PDG B-5 Building Grants to Improve Access to Child Care

August 23, 2023

The BUILD Initiative, ZERO TO THREE, and Start Early, recently released a new brief highlighting the strategies states are using to improve access to child care in their Preschool Development …

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Blog Series: How States are Using PDG B-5 Grants

August 23, 2023

The BUILD Initiative, ZERO TO THREE, and Start Early, recently released a new set of briefs highlighting the strategies states are using to improve child care in their Preschool Development …

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How States Are Using PDG B-5 Systems Building Grants to Support Infants and Toddlers

August 7, 2023

The BUILD Initiative, ZERO TO THREE, and Start Early, recently released a new brief highlighting the strategies states are using to support infants and toddlers in their Preschool Development Grant …

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New Proposed Rule Supporting Child Care Access, Affordability, and Stability

July 28, 2023

On July 13, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would strengthen the Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program, which …

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Learning from Experts: How EHS-CCPs Are Benefitting Children and Families in Grantee States

July 27, 2023

Last week, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), in partnership with the Children’s Equity Project and Start Early, wrapped up their 3 part webinar series on Early Head Start- Child Care …

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The First Five Things To Know About: Preschool Development Grants Birth through Five (PDG B-5)

July 20, 2023

Today, 26.8 million people in the workforce – or one out of every six – rely on child care so they can work or go to school. Child care is …

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FFYF Submits Feedback on 21st Century Community Learning Centers Guidance

June 22, 2023

Last week, FFYF submitted feedback on the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) draft non-regulatory guidance for the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC). 21st CCLC grants …

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FFYF Comments on Early Care and Education in ESRA Reauthorization

April 19, 2023

In April, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) released a Request for Information seeking input on policies the Committee should consider in the upcoming reauthorization of …

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PDG B-5: The Program Overview

March 31, 2023

The Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) program is a $315 million competitive federal grant designed to improve states’ early childhood systems by building upon existing federal, state …

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Inequitable Infant and Toddler Discipline Practices and the Need for Better Data

March 24, 2023

Conversations around child care accessibility usually focus on program cost and availability—Is a family able to find a program within their budget? Are the location and hours convenient? How long …

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