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Childcare in Tennessee May 17, 2024 - Childcare is vital infrastructure for Tennessee’s long-term economic success. Childcare enables parents to pursue employment opportunities that fuel the state’s economic growth and stability.
Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker for FY 2024 May 16, 2024 - As of April 30, 2024, Tennessee had collected about 73% of the $22.7 billion in total budgeted revenue for the current fiscal year.
The Sycamore Institute Launches New Statewide Community Council April 16, 2024 - The Sycamore Institute announces the Community Council, whose first 20 members include key public, private, and nonprofit sector leaders from across the state who represent Tennesseans' wide-ranging experiences and perspectives.
The Sycamore Institute to Serve as Tennessee’s New Home for KIDS COUNT® April 9, 2024 - Starting this year, the Sycamore Institute will serve as the new home in Tennessee for KIDS COUNT®, an initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation with one partner organization serving every state.
Meet Our Staff: David Simpson March 22, 2024 - The Sycamore Institute recently welcomed David Simpson to our full-time staff as our senior policy analyst.
Budgeting for Incarceration in Tennessee March 14, 2024 - The Tennessee Department of Correction spent about $907 million on incarceration in FY 2023, and our counties spent an estimated $554 million in FY 2022 to operate local jails.