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Early childhood education amid COVID-19: Rebuilding better for Black and Latinx children: Joint statement and policy recommendations from the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) & UnidosUS


The following brief contains joint policy recommendations developed and disseminated by NBCDI and UnidosUS based on our recent qualitative research efforts. In 2018, UnidosUS conducted 10 focus groups with ECE teachers among their Affiliate organizations operating preschool programs. The focus groups involved 94 participants from state pre-K and federally funded ECE programs in Los Angeles, CA; Stockton, CA (two groups); Sunnyside, WA; Red Granite, WI; Philadelphia, PA; Raleigh, NC; Avon Park, FL; Kansas City, MO; and Nashville, TN. In 2018 and 2019, NBCDI engaged with Black educators in eight focus groups and community and stakeholder engagement meetings in Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; Augusta, GA; Washington, DC; Omaha, NE; Grand Rapids, MI; New York City, NY; and Compton, CA. (author abstract)

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