Early Childhood Services Study
The UEPC worked with Utah’s Office of Child Care in the Department of Workforce Services to complete this Early Childhood Services Study, which was required by 2017 General Session S.B. 100. The study categorizes programs, services, and resources for children ages 0-5 and their families in Utah into the areas of Family Support and Safety, Health and Development, Early Learning, and Economic Stability. The study also identifies leading indicators in each of these domains and gives a high-level summary of the needs and gaps in services in Utah.
Informed Decisions: Early Learning Election Brief
The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute convened focus groups to identify important issues in the 2016 election. Early learning was identified as an important topic. The brief provides an analysis of the issues associated with early learning. The brief was co-published in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.
Utah House Bill 513 (H.B. 513) Evaluation
The UEPC worked with the Utah State Board of Education to evaluate the first year of the H.B. 513 Early Intervention Program.
The evaluation included surveys, vendor data, and student achievement data to explore program implementation and student achievement outcomes associated with using adaptive learning software programs.