Early Childhood Action Collective Reports, Briefs, and Other Resources

These resources were made possible in part through funding from the William Penn Foundation. The opinions expressed in these reports are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the William Penn Foundation.

Building a Strong Foundation: Systems to Support City Preschool Programs

How Cities Embrace Their Infants and Toddlers

Supporting Quality Across Preschool Programs: Balancing Quality and Access

Supporting Young Children of Undocumented Immigrant Parents in Early Care and Education

Family Engagement: Learning with Families

Working with Young Dual Language Learners and Their Families

Insights from Jolly Toddlers: Reflections on Practice of PBIS and Correspondence to E3

Career Progression: A New Emphasis in Child Care Quality

Math, Money, & Minutes: Barriers to Educational Advancement Among Early Childhood Teachers

The Need for Child Care Doesn't End at 6 P.M.

T.E.A.C.H.: A Strategy to Strengthen the ECE Workforce

CDA: A Successful Tool to Develop Philadelphia's Existing Early Childhood Teachers

Early Childhood Education Teachers 2.0:  Strategies to Transform the Profession...Where are We Today?

Philadelphia Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship Program: Support for the ECE Workforce and the Children They Teach

Inclusion in Early Childhood Education Settings in Philadelphia

Early Childhood Education Fiscal Hub Full Report

Early Childhood Education Fiscal Hub Executive Summary

Early Childhood Education Fiscal Hub Overview and Resources



Best Practices in Early Care and Education for Young Children Experiencing Homelessness

Working with Young Children of Undocumented Immigrant Parents--strategies and resource flyer

Early Childhood Education Teachers 2.0: Strategies to Transform the Profession



Quality Talks Session 1: VIDEO

Quality Talks Session 2: VIDEO

Quality Talks Session3: VIDEO

Quality Talks Session 2: Convening & Report Highlights

The Productive Pre-K Question

Invest in US Webinar: The Economic Case for Early Childhood

Early-Childhood-Development Research is 'Unassailable'

Early Education Makes for Good Politics

Meeting Special Needs: Invest Early, Save Later

State Schools' Chiefs Issue Guidelines for High-Quality Preschool

Everyone Loves the Idea of Preschool, So Why Don't All Our Kids Get to Go to One?

Would each dollar of pre-K spending in Philadelphia generate $1.79 in local economic impact?

The role of business leadership in advancing early childhood policy


Overcoming Financial Barriers to Expanding High-Quality Early Care & Education in Southeastern Pennsylvania

A Running Start Philadelphia, for every child, birth to 5

Philadelphia Commission on Universal Pre-Kindergarten Final Recommendations Report

Improving Quality for Child Care Centers in Greater Philadelphia: An Evaluation of Success by 6

An Inquiry into Pennsylvania's Keystone STARS

It's time for an ambitious national investment in America's children

How Much Can High-Quality Universal Pre-K Reduce Achievement Gaps

Elevating Quality Rating and Improvement System Communications: How to Improve Outreach to and Engagement with Providers, Parents, Policymakers, and the Public

The Costly Consequences of Not Being Socially and Behaviorally Ready by Kindergarten: ssociations with Grade Retention, Receipt of Academic Support Services, and Suspensions/Expulsions

The Building Blocks of High-Quality Early Childhood Education Programs

High Quality Preschools make good sense (cents): A response to Farran

Informing Investments in Preschool Quality and Access in Cincinnati

Developmental Foundations of School Readiness for Infants and Toddlers: A Research to Practice Report

 Early Childhood Teacher Education Policies: Research Review and State Trends