The Importance of Early Childhood
Impacted by the ever-growing fields of neuroscience, child development, education and family resilience, policy and decision-makers in Vermont, and nation-wide, have recognized the importance of investments supporting the healthy development and well-being of children and families. The positive returns on early childhood investments are well-documented.
Emerging science clearly shows that:
Below are four of the ways that Building Bright Futures and Vermont Early Childhood partners inform Early Childhood Policy so that our children and their families have a strong foundation.
See how centralizing data informs policy
See the recommendations and learn about the process
See how Building Bright Futures is advising through memos and testimony
Reports, briefs, and research articles produced by BBF and statewide partners