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Wolters Benjamin, Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The following brief has two aims; first, to explain the significance of the American Rescue Plan’s changes in the context of the existing CDCTC structure. And second, to prompt an informed discussion on how to improve the CDCTC, and to ensure…

Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, January, 2021
Reports & Papers
To learn more about how Louisiana families with children under the age of 5 have been impacted by, and managed during, the COVID-19 pandemic, LPIC, with partners, conducted a survey of Louisiana parents and guardians in the fall of 2020. Partners…
Smith Linda K., Bagley Anubhav, Wolters Benjamin, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report, accompanied by an interactive map, describes BPC's mapping methodology, insights gleaned from the data collection process that states can use to optimize the ways they collect supply data, and national findings on the gap in child care…
Smith Julia, Cuesta Guadalupe, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A labor force of migrant farmworkers, mostly of Latino origin, largely support the agriculture industry in the US. While migrant labor is essential in the modern food system, food insecurity remains high among migrant farmworkers. Presented are the…
Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, Bronfin Melanie, March, 2020
Reports & Papers
To better understand the experiences of these working families eligible for, but not yet able to obtain, child care assistance due to the lack of funding of the program, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC) and Louisiana Department of…
Children's Foundation of Mississippi, February, 2020
Reports & Papers
To better understand Mississippians' attitudes and opinions on issues affecting children from birth to age eight, the Children's Foundation of Mississippi commissioned the Mississippi Issues Impacting Children (MIIC) academic research survey of…
Fehrer Kendra, Tognozzi Nicole, August, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Over the last two decades, a rising number of families with preschool age children speak a language other than English at home (Espinosa, 2010). Known as Dual Language Learners, or DLLs, they are likely to enter kindergarten already academically…
Fehrer Kendra, Tognozzi Nicole, August, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief shares findings from a formative evaluation of Early Childhood Language Development Institute (ECLDI) programs at two early learning sites. At each, ECLDI provided training and support to program leadership, teaching teams, and families.…
Johnson Andrea, Matsui Amy K., Schulman Karen, Vogtman Julie G., 2018
Other
Stepping Up: New Policies and Strategies Supporting Parents in Low-Wage Jobs and Their Children provides examples of the ways in which different stakeholders have, since June 2016, implemented new policies, practices, and strategies to advance these…
Robinson Nicole, Mathew Aleyamma, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Philanthropy can shape the social change process by influencing policy agendas, narratives, and, ultimately, which groups can fully participate in a given social movement. Indeed, philanthropic organizations serve as resource brokers (Seltzer, 2012…
Thomas Jaime, Hossain Mynti, Jacobs Johnson Cleopatra, Siddiqui Nazihah, Osuoha Amaka, Balke Patrick, October, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Mathematica prepared three briefs to summarize ICCD project findings for WKKF, community leaders, program staff, parents, child care providers, and other stakeholders. This brief highlights the role of informal child care in Detroit and Wayne…

Siddiqui Nazihah, Jacobs Johnson Cleopatra, Balke Patrick, Thomas Jaime, Hossain Mynti, Osuoha Amaka, October, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief, the second in a series of three, presents our findings on informal caregivers' and parents' networks, focusing on child care arrangements and sources of support and information related to caregiving from a sample of informal…

Hossain Mynti, Thomas Jaime, Jacobs Johnson Cleopatra, Siddiqui Nazihah, Osuoha Amaka, Balke Patrick, October, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The preceding briefs in this series present findings on the first four research questions and discuss the experiences of parents and caregivers with informal child care and the networks they use in Detroit and Wayne County, Michigan. In this…

Vogtman Julie G., Schulman Karen, 2016
Reports & Papers
Set Up to Fail draws on academic and policy research as well as workers' own stories to describe the challenges faced by low-wage working parents in meeting their work and family responsibilities. Part I describes the demographics of the low-wage…
Vogtman Julie G., Schulman Karen, 2016
Executive Summary
Set Up to Fail draws on academic and policy research, as well as interviews with workers, to describe the strain that low-wage working parents experience as they try to keep their families afloat and meet their responsibilities at home and at work.…