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Raising Expectations: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Working Family Caregivers

  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

We must focus on the early childhood workforce (EdNC)

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce

Think Babies™ NC Newsletter: August 2018

  • Think Babies
Read the August 2018 edition of the Think Babies™ NC Newsletter.

Building Support for Early Childhood Excellence

  • Advocacy
  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Legislative
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce
This messaging guide is based on a national bipartisan survey from the Bipartisan Policy Center.

North Carolina State Home Visiting Profile

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

The Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce
The report provides a current appraisal of early childhood workforce conditions and policies across states.

Moms encourage lawmakers in Raleigh to ‘Think Babies,’ invest in children and families (ABC11)

  • Early Education
  • Events
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

Think Babies™ NC Newsletter: June 2018

  • Think Babies
Read the June 2018 edition of the Think Babies™ NC Newsletter.

Integrating and Advancing State Prenatal to Age 3 Policies: Report of an Expert Roundtable Conversation

  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

Press Release: The North Carolina Early Education Coalition brings families to Raleigh for Strolling Thunder to tell policymakers to make every baby a priority

  • Advocacy
  • Events
  • Think Babies
Press Release: The North Carolina Early Education Coalition brings families to Raleigh for Strolling Thunder to tell policymakers to make every baby a priority

NC Pre-K Expansion and Rates Fact Sheet

  • Early Education
This fact sheet details the need to expand NC Pre-K and increase rates.

Building Strong Foundations for Babies Forum – Presentations and Handouts

  • Events
  • Think Babies
Download presentations and handouts from the Building Strong Foundations for Babies Forum held on April 4, 2018.

Building Strong Foundations for Babies Forum – Videos

  • Events
  • Think Babies
View videos from the Building Strong Foundations for Babies Forum held on April 4, 2018.

Press Release: NC Early Education Coalition Announces State Legislative Early Childhood Education Champions Awards

  • Early Education
  • Events
  • Legislative
  • Think Babies
Press Release: NC Early Education Coalition Announces State Legislative Early Childhood Education Champions Awards

It’s About Time! Parents Who Work Nonstandard Hours Face Child Care Challenges

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies

Giving Birth in North Carolina Is Still a Risky Business

  • Health
  • Think Babies

Child Care Assistance: A Critical Support for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies

From the Ground Up: Establishing Strong Core Policies for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

Workforce of Today, Workforce of Tomorrow: The Business Case for High-Quality Childcare

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce

Americans Widely Support Paid Family and Medical Leave, but Differ Over Specific Policies

  • Advocacy
  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

Core Policies for Infants, Toddlers, and Families (CLASP, ZERO TO THREE)

  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies
View a report from CLASP and ZERO TO THREE on core policies for infants, toddlers, and their families.

The cost of child care in North Carolina

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies

North Carolina Child Care Workforce Report (2015)

  • Early Education
  • Workforce
This report from Child Care Services Association represents a statewide survey of the early care and education workforce in North Carolina. This study provides comprehensive data on teachers, assistant teachers and directors in early care and education centers and on the licensed early care and education programs in which they work.

Who’s Caring for our Babies?

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce
This study examines infant-toddler care in NC in 2016 and shows how it has changed since 2008

North Carolina Early Learning Fact Sheet

  • Early Education
An early learning fact sheet about North Carolina from the Center for American Progress.