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Early Child Care and Education: State and Territory Governance Structures

Federal, State, and Territory governments have engaged in numerous efforts to create a more cohesive early care and education system for children and families. This has resulted in States and Territories creating different governance structures to meet the unique needs of their populations. This table lists the administering agencies in each State or Territory for key early care and education functions: child care subsidy, licensing, quality initiatives, Head Start collaboration, state-funded prekindergarten, and IDEA.

Publication Date: 
January 14, 2015
Resource Type: 
Information Product