Early childhood reports and research for families, service providers, legislators, advocates, funders, and other early childhood stakeholders.
The Baltimore City ECAC worked with consultants Policy Studies Associates and Extraordinary Changes in order to obtain a comprehensive look at the services provided in Baltimore City, the strengths and challenges, parent experiences, lessons from other states and jurisdictions, and recommendations for systemic change. The purpose of this report is to determine how to better align early childhood system components with each other in a way that works best for the community.
This report explores how services in Baltimore City might meet the needs of families with young children more effectively. A Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success, Baltimore Education Research Consortium, and Baltimore City Early Childhood Advisory Council publication.
The Baltimore City Early Childhood Landscape Analysis set out to explore key questions about early childhood care in Baltimore that were developed in collaboration with the Baltimore City Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC).
Well before the current pandemic, the economics of child care were unmanageable for both families and providers. COVID-19 has only increased this pressure heightening awareness about how critical child care is to enabling families to work, to reopening the economy, and to broader community prosperity. An Abell Foundation report.
This inaugural Maryland’s Prenatal-to-Three (PN-3) Equity Report draws on diverse data sources to characterize the extent to which Maryland has achieved an equitable prenatal-to-three system of care for three broad areas: Healthy Beginnings, Supported Families, and High-Quality Early Care and Learning. A Building Better Beginnings (B3) Maryland initiative report.