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Massachusetts

Combining Resources to Support Quality Out-of-School Time Programs/CombinaciĆ³n de Recursos para Apoyar Programas de Calidad Fuera del Horario Escolar

A new practice brief from NCASE, Combining Resources to Support Quality Out-of-School Time Programs, explores strategies for using multiple funding sources at the program and state levels as well as models for effectively combining CCDF with other funds to better support and sustain child care programs.

State Strategies for Building the Supply of High-Quality Infant/Toddler Care

This fourth webinar in a six-part Hot Topics series supports States and Territories in identifying multiple strategies for building a supply of quality infant and toddler care, specifically in high-need areas.

Test Five

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State Policies that Support Business Practices of Child Care Providers

This brief provides an overview of strategies that States and Territories can employ to promote and strengthen business practices and leadership in early childhood settings. This resource, which draws on state examples, is divided into four key sections: Licensing; Quality Rating and Improvement Systems; Professional Development; and Resources.

Consumer Education: Child Care Services and Resources for Choosing Care

This issue brief focuses on how to support families in choosing quality care and understanding a QRIS. Innovative state examples describe various ways to inform parents about what to look for when searching for child care, including guidebooks, checklists, videos, and public awareness campaigns. This is one of a series of four issue briefs that address Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 requirements and provide state examples and links to state Web sites that can serve as examples for States and Territories in enhancing their own consumer education efforts.