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Backgrounder: Leading states for early childhood development


This background document was created in response to an inquiry from a leading Louisiana legislator seeking to understand how Louisiana is doing in supporting early childhood development compared to other states. This brief backgrounder highlights key areas of early care and education, including child care and preschool care and health care, including prenatal and child health. Each section highlights some key indicators and provides information on leading states and Louisiana. (author abstract)

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United States
Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; California; Colorado; Delaware; District of Columbia; Florida; Hawaii; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Michigan; Mississippi; Missouri; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; Tennessee; Vermont; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin

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