Data & Reports

State of the Children: Early Learning and Care

Washington STEM and Washington Communities for Children (WCFC) have developed a series of reports entitled State of the Children: Early Learning & Care. The data and stories illuminate the strengths, needs, and current state of Washington’s early learning systems. Here is some of what the reports highlight:

  • Economic impacts of childcare on Washington families
  • State of the early learning workforce in Washington
  • Data on affordability, access, and quality
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on our early learning systems
  • And more!

To learn more and read other regions’ reports, visit Washington STEM.

Data by County

State of Children and Families Report

Since 2013, Northwest Early Learning Coalition has been producing the State of Children and Families Report. It provides demographic and programmatic data to illustrate key components of our early learning systems and progress specific to five counties in northwest Washington state. The report also shines a light on some of the families, professionals, and organizations that are supporting young children in our region. 


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