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MIECHV: Overview

March 2, 2023

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program provides federal funds to states, territories, and tribal entities for voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services. 

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Report: States are Making Progress in Creating Integrated ECE Systems

January 25, 2023

Last week, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released a state-by-state report analyzing the integration and efficiency of early care and education (ECE) systems. This report serves as a follow-up to …

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Early Learning and Child Care: Unaffordable, Unattainable, Unsustainable

January 18, 2023

Parents and employers rely on affordable, quality child care to support a robust workforce – but it’s often out of reach for too many Child care is an integral pillar …

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The Necessity of MIECHV Reauthorization: Economic Benefit

September 28, 2022

The fourth and final part of FFYF’s blog series on the necessity of MIECHV reauthorization focuses on economic impacts. Given the evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of MIECHV, the program presents …

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The Necessity of MIECHV Reauthorization: Parents’ Benefit

September 21, 2022

As the third part of FFYF’s blog series on the importance of MIECHV reauthorization, this blog focuses on the many ways in which parents benefit from home visiting programs.  Home …

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FFYF Statement on Bipartisan Introduction of The Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022

September 20, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX), alongside Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Cathy …

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The Necessity of MIECHV Reauthorization: Children Benefit

September 14, 2022

As the second part of FFYF’s blog series on the necessity of MIECHV reauthorization, this blog focuses on the ways in which children benefit from home visiting programs. The birth …

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The Necessity of MIECHV Reauthorization

September 7, 2022

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program is a voluntary, evidence-based program within the Health Resources and Services Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services …

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The Necessity of MIECHV: A Blog Series

September 6, 2022

The following blogs highlight several key ways in which the Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program creates multi-generational and long-term benefits for both children and parents, including by …

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Learn About the Positive Impact of MIECHV in Your State

June 22, 2022

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program provides federal funds to states, territories, and tribal entities for voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services. This program was reauthorized in …

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Video: Empowering Families: The Positive Impact of MIECHV and Voluntary Home Visiting

June 6, 2022

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) provides federal funds to states, territories, and tribal entities for voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services. Home visitors meet with parents …

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Research Shows Low Pay is Associated with High Early Educator Turnover and Poor Student Outcomes

May 10, 2022

A new report finds that early educator turnover disrupts child-teacher relationships, which are crucial to children’s developmental outcomes. Researchers further found that turnover is higher in child care centers where …

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