Round up: #StateOfBabies, Childcare for All, 101 Mayors, Orchids & Dandelions and a Challenge


Herding up the recent news so you don’t miss out on all the goods:

  • Our friends at ZERO TO THREE launched their #StateOfBabies Yearbook, which provides, for the first time, a comprehensive look at national and state-by-state data on the well-being of infants and toddlers. Normally, we find these kinds of tools overwhelming–where does one even begin?!– but #StateOfBabies is presented with clarity and depth. Be sure also to glance through the #StateOfBabies hashtag on Twitter, where some gems from the launch event can be found.

  • In national policy news, Rep Patty Murray and Senator Bob Casey introduced the Child Care for Working Families Act. We’re eager to follow along with how the bill progresses through Congress! Learn more about the bill here, and check out this video from Center for American Progress’ Early Childhood Twitter feed:

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