Cradle to Career data spurs new thinking

Since the creation of the Action Plan for Youth Success in 2014, Cradle to Career has focused on addressing quality, access, capacity, best practices and program design, all intended to impact the initiative’s goals and indicators. Analysis of community indicators show that some have increased, some have not changed, and some have decreased. This has prompted new thinking and new questions: why is it that, despite expanded access and better program design, there are children who continue to fall through the cracks?