Emerging State and Community Planning Roles in Building Early Learning Systems
What is the role for community planning, decision-making, resource allocation, and ongoing administration and quality insurance in developing early learning systems? How should these community roles intersect with state-level planning and governance systems and their roles?
Building Bright Futures, March 2012
The Council's first comprehensive assessment of how Vermont’s youngest children are fairing. This report is based on current data collected across systems and agencies.
State policies that promote health, education, and strong families can help the early development and school readiness of America's youngest citizens.
NGA Center for Best Practices
Building Bright Futures is highlighted on pages 51 and 52 in the National Governor's Association report.
ECCS, September 2006
For over a decade, Vermont has been working to build a unified early care, health and education system. Many of the requisite tools and components needed to support such a comprehensive system have been developed, and a wide range of effective programs for families and children exists.
Building Bright Futures Early Childhood Data Reporting System is a comprehensive, longitudinal data system to track results and drive continued improvement. The end goal is meaningful data that can be used to support sound decision making so that children’s health, development and learning flourishes.