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The Iron Triangle: Full Fee Collection

Early childhood care and education providers sometimes struggle financially, often due to challenges beyond their control. Louise Stoney and Libbie Poppick have developed The Iron Triangle which is comprised of three key metrics that can help providers make sound financial decisions for their businesses.     

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September 29, 2016  |  Posted in General

The Iron Triangle: Full Enrollment

Providing high-quality environments that close the achievement gap for young children can be costly, and as early childhood education (ECE) providers seek to meet quality standards in Step Up to Quality it's important that their businesses possess a sound financial strategy. Here's a look at the Iron Triangle which focuses on three key metrics that make ECE programs financially viable.

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September 22, 2016  |  Posted in General

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute: Abecedarian Project

The long-term results of the Abecedarian Project show a clear economic benefit when children at risk receive enriched early care and education. Read More

September 15, 2016  |  Posted in Research

Building Literacy with Lullabies: A Message from Two Grandmothers

In honor of Grandparents Day this coming Sunday, we’d like to share an article on building literacy through music and poetry written by two grandmas who worked in the early childhood field for 30 years. Read More

September 08, 2016  |  Posted in General

September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Introducing children to libraries early in their lives helps create a habit of lifelong learning. Read More

September 01, 2016  |  Posted in General

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