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Michie Molly, Weisner Kennedy, Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Hearington Maelee, Kiscaden Sarah, Rothenberg Abby, Smith Amy Ela, May 2021
Reports & Papers

Louisiana’s first cohort of Ready Start Networks provide seven case studies in how communities can build more coordinated, higher quality ECE systems. This report and the accompanying profiles are the first in a set that aim to learn from these…

University of Virginia. EdPolicyWorks, May 2021
Executive Summary

In 2019, LDOE designated seven community networks that had made considerable progress on meeting these goals as the first cohort of “Ready Start Networks” and gave them a set of additional resources and supports to further strengthen their ECE…

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…
Bipartisan Policy Center. Early Childhood Initiative, May, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
While most industries are concerned about the long-term impact of forced closures and drops in revenue, the child care industry faces additional issues, including extremely limited public financing, an artificially depressed market, and payment…
Banghart Patti, Halle Tamara, Bamdad Tiffany, Cook Maya, Redd Zakia, Cox Alexandra, Carlson Julianna, May, 2020
Literature Review
The purpose of this literature review is to review the research on supporting access to quality infant and toddler care and the effectiveness of approaches to improve access to and the quality of infant and toddler ECE. The review focuses on…
Banghart Patti, Halle Tamara, Bamdad Tiffany, Cook Maya, Redd Zakia, Cox Alexandra, Carlson Julianna, Zaslow Martha, May, 2020
Executive Summary
The literature review examines research between 2008 and 2018 on supporting access to high-quality infant and toddler care and the effectiveness of approaches to improving access to and quality of infant and toddler early care and education (ECE).…
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Whitebook Marcy, Mokhiber Zane, Austin Lea J. E., 23 July, 2019
Other
This paper makes the case for aligning the costs of our ECE system with what is required to create a strong and sustainable system. Herein, we model a system to meet the needs of all families in California and solve the myriad problems the current…
Hardy Erin, Joshi Pamela, Ha Yoonsook, Giapponi Schneider Kate, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report provides a synthesis of five years of geographic and spatial research related to issues of access to federally subsidized child care for low-income working families in Massachusetts. The purpose of this research synthesis is to: -…
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…
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.…
IFF, 2015
Reports & Papers
Building a Better System is a report about children and access to quality early childhood care and education programs. It identifies the communities where the greatest numbers of young children need better access to providers of early childhood care…
IFF, 2015
Executive Summary
Building a Better System is a report about children and access to quality early childhood care and education programs. It identifies the communities where the greatest numbers of young children need better access to providers of early childhood care…
Warner Mildred, Gradus Raymond Henri Jean Marie, October, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
International comparative analyses of the relationship between the introduction of vouchers for child care and changes in care demand, substitution between formal, informal and parental care, shifts in care supply across for-profit and non-profit…
Mangat Ravinder, Brown Brentt, December, 2010
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the economic role of the early care and education industry in New Mexico, in terms of individuals employed and spending on services, as well as its role in supporting other industries, parental labor force participation, and child…