2019 Elections

One-page summary about how LPIC ensured that early care and education was a key issue for the media, partner organizations, and the candidates for Louisiana Governor, Legislature, and Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) in 2019. 

Memo from Ragnar Research Partners detailing results from a poll commissioned by the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children in March 2019 of likely Louisiana voters on early care and education

Two-page summary about how Louisiana needs a long-term plan on how to replace COVID-19 federal relief funds in 2024 and invest in early care and education 

Ready Louisiana's request to candidates to include an early care and education plank in their platforms

Ready Louisiana's candidate platform plank to substantially increase access to quality early care and education for Louisiana’s working families, especially for children under age four

Questions for candidates on early care and education for candidate forums, debates, questionnaires, etc.

A one-page summary on how voters can engage candidates to support increasing access to quality early care and education in Louisiana

Ready Louisiana's Joint Statement, signed by 64 organizations statewide, for increased investment in early care and education in Governor, Legislator, and the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) Candidates’ Platforms

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children Executive Director, Libbie Sonnier, Ph.D., makes the case for why candidates should commit to investing in early care and education

The Louisiana Policy Institute hosted a webinar in August 2019 to inform candidates about the state of early care and education in Louisiana and a plank on early care and education to include in their platforms for the 2019 Louisiana statewide elections