SF 2299 was signed into law by Governor Branstad May 27, 2016. The bill included recommendations from a joint Local-State ECI work group to increase efficiency of the ECI system while maintaining accountability.
Why Early Childhood? Reason #1…Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything by the ounce of prevention: http://youtu.be/GbSp88PBe9E
Reason #2…James Heckman- The Urgency of Now by firstfiveyears: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SB8svwf5uk
Reason #3…Early Learning Matters by firstfiveyears: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=735fdRyhi8o&NR=1