The First Seven Years: The BUILD Initiative and Early Childhood Systems Development, 2002 to 2009

This resource provides a brief history of the BUILD initiative and reports on progress made during its first seven years working with States to build early learning systems. It reports on State progress related to key early childhood systems building indicators and highlights major State accomplishments.

Building Ready States: A Governor’s Guide to Supporting a Comprehensive, High-Quality Early Childhood State System

This brief offers guidance and suggestions on how to maximize resource allocation to improve early childhood systems. It is aimed primarily at governors, who are uniquely positioned to affect change. The brief uses research-based findings to help support its suggestions for governors.