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Early Learning Index

The Early Learning Access Index is a methodology developed by Early Learning Indiana to both quantify and qualify childcare access throughout Indiana. The index captures four factors that have influence on childcare access in Indiana; capacity, quality, affordability, and choice. Each of the four factors are weighted and result in an index score that ranges from the lowest of 0 (lowest access) to 100 (highest access). The index score is calculated both on a state level and on an individual county level.

Years included: 2022, 2023

Source: Early Learning Indiana

DATA SPOTLIGHT: The Importance of Social-Emotional Learning

Indiana Youth Institute Data Brief

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