Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

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Early Education and Care Services and Supports

Programs targeted to prepare young children for entry into the K-12 education system including early childhood support services.


Access to Early Education and Child Care For the purpose of providing access to quality and affordable early education and care and out-of-school time services through financial assistance to eligible families.
Comprehensive Supports for Students and Families For the purpose of assisting parents and families with supports and resources to improve and strengthen parenting skills and facilitate a child's healthy development, including nutrition, health, safety and cognitive skills.
Targeted Early Education and Child Care Quality Enhancements For the purpose of enhancing the quality of early education and care provision to ensure every child begins kindergarten school-ready and that early educators provide the richest, healthiest and most educationally sound environment for the children in their care.

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