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Parent Engagement and Leadership Assessment Guide and Toolkit: Full Report

March 2019

This resource is designed to help agencies, systems, and collaboratives working with young children and their families to chart a course toward an expanded approach to family engagement.

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EC-LINC Research to Action: Measuring the Impact of Early Childhood Systems

December 2016

This report, created by the EC-LINC Outcomes & Metrics workgroup, focuses on population-level outcomes for young children and their families, identified a set of indicators for each, and explored the feasibility of gathering and tracking data for each of ...

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Measuring the Impact of Local Early Childhood Systems: Outcomes, Indicators, and System Performance

March 2019

This brief summarizes our EC-LINC Outcomes and Metrics Initiative.

(5 pp)

Brief

Parent Engagement and Leadership Assessment Guide and Toolkit: Questions for Grantmakers

March 2019

This resource, based on the Parent Engagement and Leadership Assessment Guide, is designed to offer questions that stakeholders can ask of grantmakers, policy advocates and capacity builder to help chart a ...

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Parent Engagement and Leadership Assessment Guide and Toolkit: Abridged Report

March 2019

This is an abridged version of the Parent Engagement and Leadership Assessment Guide, which is designed to help agencies, systems, and collaboratives working with young children and their families to chart ...

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Parent Engagement and Leadership Assessment Guide and Toolkit: Comprehensive Report

March 2019

This resource, based on the Parent Engagement and Leadership Assessment Guide, is designed to help agencies, systems, and collaboratives working with young children and their families to chart a course toward ...

Brief

Early Childhood Development and Community Safety: Mobilizing Communities for Action

January 2018

In October 2016 to June 2017 several communities participated in an Action Learning Lab (ALL). This brief documents the key themes of the ALL, as well as considerations for future work at this intersection.

(8 pp)

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Quality Service Reviews: A Mechanism for Case-Level Advocacy and System Reform

August 2015

It is widely recognized that the quality of work and interventions directly impacts on the well-being outcomes of children and families. This report examines the quality service review which is a mechanism that can be used for system reform.

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Our Future Together: A Framework for an Equitable Immigration System that Protects and Promotes the Well-Being of Families

March 2019

This report proposes a framework for an equitable immigration system that protects and promotes the well-being of families seeking to enter the United States at the southern border or other ports of entry, as well as of families who ...

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Successful Strategies: How Kent County Created New Funds for Early Childhood

March 2019

On November 6, 2018, the residents of Kent County, MI voted to pass a ballot initiative that created new dedicated, sustainable funding for early childhood programs through a millage (property tax). This brief details the work that went into accomplishing such ...