The foundation of CLASP's Charting Progress for Babies in Child Care Project is a Policy Framework comprised of four key principles describing what babies and toddlers in child care need and 15 recommendations for states to move forward. CLASP developed this Policy Framework with ZERO TO THREE in the first year of the project, based on interviews with over one hundred leaders around the country.
Nurturing and Responsive Providers and Caregivers to Care for Them as They Grow and Learn
Parents, Providers, and Caregivers Supported by and Linked to Community Resources
Their Families to Have Access to Quality Options for Their Care
Better for Babies: A Study of State Infant and Toddler Child Care Policies
A new CLASP report provides a national picture of infant-toddler child care policies and finds that, collectively, states could be doing far better meeting the needs of our youngest children and their families.READ MORE »