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> Step Up to Quality (SUTQ)

. The State of Ohio rewards high quality early care and education programs with one to five stars. Families: Look for SUTQ signs and banners.

. Professionals: Find out how your program can participate.

> PRE4CLE is a plan to expand access to high-quality pre-K to children in the City of Cleveland. PRE4CLE will work with the community to connect parents and families to available high-quality pre-K opportunities.
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> Here’s some good news! The Literacy Cooperative is pleased to offer free books for all children under age 5 in Cuyahoga County through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Parents of children 4 ½ years old and younger can enroll online at to receive free, brand new, high quality books mailed to their home each month until the child turns five.
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Early Learning Resources Ohio

> Early Learning Resources Ohio is a subscriber-based web platform providing an extensive knowledge hub of tools focused on supporting the needs of early childhood education and care professionals.
Early Learning Resources Ohio

> Kids need books to learn - and to feed their imagination. Together we can create a city of readers.
Kids Book Bank

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