Building Ready States: A Governor's Guide to Supporting a Comprehensive, High-Quality Early Childhood State Systems
This report is designed to aid governors and states as they work to create comprehensive, high-quality early childhood systems that adequately prepare children age birth to five for success in school and later life.
The report offers six policy strategies governors can use to build and nurture a comprehensive, high-quality early childhood system including:
- Coordinate early childhood governance through a state early childhood advisory council (ECAC);
- Build an integrated professional development system;
- Implement a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS);
- Develop a longitudinal and coordinated early childhood data system;