Blog Archive for March 2022

The pandemic has laid bare the challenges with, and our society’s reliance on, early education and care. Attention on this issue is coming from all policy levels, including the recent release of a report by the MA Legislature's special Early Education and Care Economic Review Commission. If we want to address the inequities highlighted and exacerbated by the pandemic, we need to take a close look at our approach to early childhood support. What key investments can be made to support parents in getting back into the workforce? How can we utilize new funds to give all children a strong start? To find the answers to these questions and more, the MA Early Childhood Funder Collaborative has chosen the Rennie Center to create an innovative statewide early childhood landscape map and data overview.