Advancing Connections Between Health, Learning, and Families (Alliance for Early Success)

 The Alliance for Early Success has released two new reports that expand on their Birth through Age Eight Policy Framework by identifying key policies that connect health, family support, and early learning.

  • State Policies that Support the Intersection between Health and Early Learning – In 2014, the Alliance conducted key-informant interviews and convened a Health Policy Roundtable bringing together experts from a broad range of early childhood and health-related fields. This paper highlights key findings from that process and discusses critical policies that intersect the health and learning domains and can lead to good health, learning, and family outcomes. Read it here. 
  • Bridging State Policies for Children and Families – In 2014, the Alliance conducted key-informant interviews and convened a Bridging State Policies for Children and Families meeting with the National Governors Association and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. This paper summarizes key policy recommendations that emerged from those conversations on how to bridge state policies between family support and early childhood for improved results. Read it here.