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Angus Megan Hague, Thomas Jaime, Hossain Mynti, Siddiqui Nazihah, Jacobs Johnson Cleopatra, Gonzalez Daisy, Del Grosso Patricia, July 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This issue brief highlights learnings from a formative evaluation of a collaborative effort by a funder, a research organization, and three community partners that set out to shed light on the strengths, limitations, and needs of informal child…

Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
This report details the findings of the fourth survey of child care providers, conducted January 13 - 27, 2021, while Louisiana remained in Phase Two of reopening. In Phase Two, ratios and group sizes for early care and education providers returned…
Gilliam Walter S., Malik Amyn A., Shafiq Mehr, Klotz Madeline, Reyes Chin R., Humphries John Eric, Murray Thomas, Elharake Jad A., Wilkinson David, Omer Saad B., January, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Objective Central to the debate over school and child care reopening is whether children are efficient COVID-19 transmitters and likely to increase community spread when programs reopen. We compared COVID-19 outcomes in child care providers who…

Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The third survey was conducted June 15 - 22, 2020. At this time, under Phase Two of reopening, ratios and group sizes for early care and education providers returned to pre-pandemic levels for children ages 2 and under. Teacher-to-child ratios and…
University of Mississippi. Center for Research Evaluation, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
In May 2020 the University of Mississippi's Center for Research Evaluation (CERE) surveyed 1,220 licensed childcare centers. Our goal was to understand how the COVID19 pandemic affected their operations. Between May 5 and 11, 425 (35%) Mississippi-…
Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
The second survey of child care providers was conducted April 13 - 20, 2020, while Louisiana remained under a stay-at-home order, and K-12 school closures were extended through the remainder of the school year. The survey again asked child care…
Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Falgoust Teresa, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
LPIC conducted a survey of child care providers in Louisiana from March 16-23, 2020, in partnership with Agenda for Children, Childcare Connections for Northeast Louisiana, Louisiana Association of United Ways, Northwestern State University, On…
Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Falgoust Teresa, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
LPIC, Agenda for Children, and the United Way of Southeast Louisiana conducted a survey of child care providers in southeast Louisiana from March 16-23, 2020. The survey asked these providers what impact COVID-19 is having on their program or…
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…

Child Care Services Association, 2016
Reports & Papers
With the recent reauthorization of the Child Care Development Block Grant and increased media focus, early care and education has gained attention and prioritization from parents, communities, funders, and politicians. However, comparatively little…
National Women's Law Center, January, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report is based on the National Women's Law Center's interviews with leaders and staff from approximately 25 organizations (or networks of organizations) that have programs and activities to support FFN providers as well as on background…
Institute for Women's Policy Research, November, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides data on the provision, use, and funding of campus-based child care in 2- and 4-year public colleges in the United States from 2002-2013.