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An Affordable Housing Preservation Celebration: Newcastle/Saranac Apartments
Roger Herzog / Aug 23, 2019

Last Wednesday, August 14th, a diverse group of stakeholders, including advocates, neighborhood residents, community developers, lenders, public officials, and partners at the city and state level, came togeth...

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From the Ground Up: Improving Child Care and Early Learning Facilities
Bipartisan Policy Center / May 22, 2019

Increasingly, discoveries in neuroscience show that a child’s earliest years are crucial to their social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development, and that the settings in which they learn, play, and grow ...

  • Honoring Mel King
    MIT Urban Planning News / Apr 26, 2019

    On March 14th 2019, the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) honored Mel King at its 40th anniversary celebration at the MIT Samberg Conference Center. King -- a community organizer, former State...

  • Beverly Children’s Learning Center executive dir...
    Wicked Local / Mar 26, 2019

    The Children’s Investment Fund, an affiliate of the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC), presented Judy Cody, executive director of Beverly Children’s Learning Center (BCLC), with the Mav Pa...

  • Child care is infrastructure. We should treat it t...
    Roll Call / Mar 25, 2019

    OPINION — Millions of American parents dropped their children off at a child care facility this morning. Chances are many of those facilities don’t meet basic health and safety standards. Though we know the quality o...

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Design Guidelines for Construction or Renovation of Facilities for Early Education and Out-of-School Time Programs

Published By Children's Investment Fund

Date May 2017

The Design Guidelines present standards and best practices unique to early childhood education (ECE) and out-of-school time (OST) facilities. The guide was created to be a resource for organizations applying to the Early Education and Out of School Time Capital Fund (EEOST), however the information is useful for all ECE and OST facilities in Massachusetts. Children’s Investment Fund worked closely with the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care on the creation of guidelines.

Design Guidelines for Construction or Renovation of Facilities for Early Education and Out-of-School Time Programs

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