While the majority of research on the quality of early care and education focuses on center-based settings, more than half of young children in care spend time in home-based settings. The most vulnerable children, those from low-income, single-parent, and limited education families, are even more likely to use home-based care. This Research Note summarizes a study funded […]
To ensure school readiness and help prepare children for successful participation in work and civic life, our nation has committed to providing a comprehensive and coordinated system of early learning and development. As more community-based programs provide publicly funded preschool, the need for well-qualified early childhood administrators has greatly increased. To create fiscally sound early […]
You have worked hard to create a nurturing and supportive environment in your program. Your staff feel well supported and are motivated to create a quality program for the children you serve. Now, how do you form that important link in carrying out your work with the families you serve?