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Category: ECE

Advancing Equity News August 2016

At this halfway point of 2016, which has been a year of much heartbreak and some “disturbing” public conversations, we want to offer an antidote with examples of how people across our state are making things better. This e-newsletter is called #ReasonsForHope – A 2016 Mid-Year Report.

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Advancing California July 2016

Advancement Project’s quarterly e-newsletter. In this issue we share a reflection on this summer of violence, an announcement of our newest research report about California’s racial disparities in political participation, some good news for our youngest learners in the final California budget, and an update on leadership of our Educational Equity program. Enjoy!

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The Case for Increased Investment in L.A. County’s Early Learning System: Improving Access and Quality for Children Under 5

Early care and education programs are crucial to preparing our children for success in the K-12 system, and help close the achievement gap as it first begins to form. In cost-benefit analyses, economists  have  found  high-quality  early  childhood education offers one of the highest returns of any public investment – more than $7 for every dollar spent.

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ECELandscapeLA.org

Presents data from the Early Care and Education Landscape in Los Angeles County: Access, Workforce, and Quality, a point-in-time snapshot of the state of young children and their ECE opportunities in Los Angeles County.

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Past Roles and Strategies of First 5 LA & Other Funders

This report examines the past roles and strategies of First 5 LA, other First 5 county commissions, and other ECE funders to better understand the funding and investment strategy landscape that has shaped or could help influence LA County ECE work.

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