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Impacts on Family Outcomes of Evidence-Based Early Childhood Home Visiting: Results from the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

Ginger Young: NC’s ‘Read to Achieve’ program failed. Let’s turn the page. (News & Observer)

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies

Closing the Coverage Gap Fact Sheet

  • Health
  • Think Babies
This fact sheet details how closing the health insurance coverage gap would help ensure all infants and toddlers have a healthy start in life with on-track development. Part of the Think Babies™ NC policy agenda.

Webinar: Think Babies™ NC Policy Priorities Recording (1.11.19)

  • Advocacy
  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies
This webinar, co-hosted with the NC Early Childhood Foundation, reviewed the issues on the 2019 Think Babies™ NC Policy Agenda and available advocacy tools.

Webinar: Think Babies™ NC Policy Priorities Presentation (1.11.19)

  • Advocacy
  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies
This webinar, co-hosted with the NC Early Childhood Foundation, reviewed the issues on the 2019 Think Babies™ NC Policy Agenda and available advocacy tools.

2018 National Poll: Fact Sheet

  • Advocacy
  • Early Education
  • Legislative

Think Babies™ NC Newsletter: January 2019

  • Think Babies
Read the January 2019 edition of the Think Babies™ NC Newsletter.

Issue Brief: Opportunity for All? North Carolina’s Babies and Toddlers of Color

  • Think Babies
This brief from the NC Early Childhood Foundation disaggregates data on key NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading shared measures of success to shine a light on the current disparities in outcomes—and opportunity—among groups of young children and their families.

NIEER Report: Barriers to Expansion of NC Pre-K, Problems and Potential Solutions

  • Early Education
  • NC Pre-K
This report from the National Institute for Early Education Research details the barriers to expansion of NC Pre-K, including the problems and potential solutions.

Heckman Equation: Perry Preschool Intergenerational Effects Toolkit

  • Advocacy
  • Early Education
  • Think Babies

The Importance of Investing in the Child Care and Development Block Grant

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce

Paid Leave Means A Stronger North Carolina

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs State Profile

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies
This state profile provides a snapshot of how the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant works in North Carolina.

Building a Qualified and Supported Early Care and Education Workforce

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce

The Child Development Case for a National Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

Creating an Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education System to Support Children and Families: A State-by-State Analysis

  • Early Education
  • NC Pre-K
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce

Governor Cooper: Executive Order 82

  • Health
  • Legislative
  • Think Babies
Executive Order 82: Promoting Health and Wellness by Clarifying Protections Afforded to Pregnant State Employees

America’s Child Care Deserts in 2018

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies

Evaluation of NC Early Childhood Programs Among Middle School Students

  • Early Education
  • NC Pre-K
This report from Duke University evaluates the benefits of NC's early childhood programs - specifically NC Pre-K and Smart Start - over time.

Paid Family and Medical Leave is Critical for Low-wage Workers and Their Families

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

Understanding the True Cost of Child Care for Infants and Toddlers

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
This report from the Center for American Progress details the true cost of care for infants and toddlers. A state-by-state analysis finds it is unaffordable for most working families.

Building Strong Foundations: Racial Inequity in Policies that Impact Infants, Toddlers, and Families

  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

Understanding Infant and Toddler Child Care Deserts

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
This report from the Center for American Progress details the lack of availability of infant-toddler child care across the U.S.

Home visiting report reveals wide gap in services across North Carolina (EdNC)

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

Paid Family and Medical Leave in the United States: A Research Agenda

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies