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August 2022 Monthly Update

Dear Friends and Partners, Last week, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approved the revised Early Learning and Development Standards (ELDS) proposed by the ELDS Review Committee. The approved standards now continue through the normal process to … Continue reading

July 2022 Monthly Update

Dear Friends and Partners, The Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, along with partners, is proud to be reimagining an equitable early childhood system by centering the voices of families and providers through a strategic planning initiative, Geaux Far Louisiana. Over the next few … Continue reading

June 2022 Monthly Update

Dear Friends and Partners, The 2022 Legislative Session was a success! Your support made it possible for the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children to advocate for policies that support young children and their families and achieve HUGE wins. This year, Louisiana’s state … Continue reading

2022 Legislative Session Recap

Dear Friends and Partners,  The 2022 Legislative Session was a success! Your support made it possible for the Louisiana Policy Institute for children to advocate for policies that support young children and their families and achieve the following wins during … Continue reading

May 2022 Monthly Update

Dear Friends and Partners, May has been an exciting month for the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, with many big wins to celebrate! We celebrated GiveNOLA Day early this month and with your help and the help of a matching … Continue reading

April 2022 Monthly Update

Dear Friends and Partners, We have hit the seventh week of our regular legislative session! Here are some highlights: Last week, the House Floor approved HB 1 (Rep. Zeringue), including $44 million in early care and education funding—$25 million to expand CCAP, roughly … Continue reading

March 2022 Monthly Update

Dear Partners and Friends, The 2022 Legislative session convened on March 14, 2022. We are pleased that the Governor included a $94 million appropriation for early care and education in his executive budget proposal. We know that many young children … Continue reading

February 2022 Monthly Update

Dear Friends and Partners, We are excited to share that Early Ed Month 2022 was an enormous success. Over 400 parents, advocates, business leaders, and elected officials across the state participated in 9 events throughout the month. Scroll down for … Continue reading

January 2022 Monthly Update

Dear Friends and Partners,To kick off the new year, we just released the statewide findings for our provider and parent surveys, both of which were conducted in the fall of 2021. On the Path to Recovery: The Evolving Impacts of COVID-19 … Continue reading

December 2021 Monthly Update

Dear Friends and Partners, What a year 2021 has been! We at the Policy Institute for Children are proud and immensely thankful for all that we helped to accomplish for our youngest learners this year. On Giving Tuesday, we exceeded … Continue reading