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Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, June 2021
Other

This paper will make the case for policymakers to consider investing in the entire early care and education system rather than create new structures that could further isolate programs-such as Pre-K-from the mixed delivery system. (author…

McHenry Kathlyn, Smith Linda K., March, 2021
Reports & Papers

This report provides a national overview of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) expenditures on child care. It examines trends in TANF spending on child care (5-year and 20-year) and the intersection of TANF and Child Care and…

McHenry Kathlyn, Smith Linda K., March, 2021
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a report that provides a national overview of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) expenditures on child care. It examines trends in TANF spending on child care (5-year and 20-year) and the intersection of TANF and…
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…

McLean Caitlin, Austin Lea J. E., Whitebook Marcy, Olson Krista L., 2021
Other
Since 2016, the biennial Early Childhood Workforce Index has tracked the status of the early care and education workforce and related state policies in order to identify promising practices for improving early educator jobs and changes over time.…
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…

Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Other

This report by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana provides an overview of the evolution and current structure of an ambitious proposed program for early childhood care and education. It examines the governance model and financial…

Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Executive Summary

This report by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana provides an overview of the evolution and current structure of an ambitious proposed program for early childhood care and education. It examines the governance model and financial…

Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Other

This document includes the following appendices: Louisiana’s Evolution Toward Early Childhood Education; Guiding Light Resources on Policy and Governance for Early Childhood Education; National Policy Guidance on Financing; and Louisiana’s School…

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…
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, 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…
Bipartisan Policy Center, September, 2019
Other
Thirty-six years have passed, and in 2019, the nation is still at risk. Children are not on equal footing as they enter kindergarten, and children of color, as well as children living in poverty, are more likely to fall behind. Drawing on the…
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: -…