Data and Resources

Publications relevant to early childhood development and child care.


Child Care: A Two Generational Approach to Family Economic Security

Consistent, dependable relationships are the foundation for children to form secure attachment to the caregivers in their family. These stable and predictable relationships are also essential to children in child care settings.

April 23, 2015

2012 Early Report_CEED

2012 Early Report_CEED

January 1, 2012

Maternal Depression and Early Childhood

Maternal Depression and Early Childhood

January 1, 2011



January 1, 2010


Family Support Snapshot #1

October 15, 2006


Missed Opportunities in Child Care

June 15, 2006


A strong, productive society starts by ensuring our youngest children are in stimulating, nurturing environments where they can thrive and prepare for success in school and life. Quality early care and education can provide those settings to children of working parents, but too many of Minnesota’s working families cannot access affordable, quality care.

June 1, 2006


The Road Not Traveled: Universal Health Care Coverage

April 1, 2006


Early intervention and prevention programs have proven to be the least expensive and often most effective part of Minnesota’s child welfare system. They do what they are designed to do—prevent abuse and neglect of children. Yet as this report reveals, these were the programs that were first to be cut or eliminated as a result of Minnesota’s state leaders’ actions in 2003.

July 15, 2004