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Ritchie Lorrene D., Keeton Victoria, Lee Danielle Louhrine, Gurzo Klara, Vitale Elyse Homel, Au Lauren, Alkon Abbey, January 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The study evaluated an educational intervention with family child care home (FCCH) providers to implement nutrition standards. A convenience sample of licensed California FCCH providers (n=30) attended a 2-hour, in-person group training in…

Bipartisan Policy Center. Early Childhood Initiative, May, 2019
Other
To support city- and local-level officials in addressing their child care facility-related challenges, this catalog provides examples of federal-, state-, and local-level models across government, philanthropy, and public-private partnerships. (…
Matthews Hannah, Ullrich Rebecca, Cervantes Wendy, March, 2018
Other
In this paper, we first summarize a subset of key findings identified in the main project report about the experiences of immigrant families. We then further detail the experiences of early care and education providers working with immigrant…
Matthews Hannah, Ullrich Rebecca, Cervantes Wendy, March, 2018
Executive Summary
CLASP conducted the first ever multi-state study of the effects of the current immigration climate on young children under age 8. In 2017, CLASP interviewed early care and education providers, community-based social service providers, and immigrant…
Melnick Hanna, Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Gardner Madelyn, Wechsler Marjorie, Maier Anna, January, 2018
Reports & Papers
California can do better. All children should be able to access high-quality care and education starting at birth, and paying for this care should not cause financial hardship for families. California's current ECE system, however, is unable to…
Melnick Hanna, Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Gardner Madelyn, Wechsler Marjorie, Maier Anna, January, 2018
Executive Summary
California can do better. All children should be able to access high-quality care and education starting at birth, and paying for this care should not cause financial hardship for families. California's current ECE system, however, is unable to…
Melnick Hanna, Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Gardner Madelyn, Wechsler Marjorie, Maier Anna, January, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides California policymakers with recommendations on how to improve access to high-quality early childhood education (ECE) for all children. It is based on a report that examines the ECE practices in 10 counties that vary by region,…
Jacobs Johnson Cleopatra, Thomas Jaime, Boller Kimberly, August, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Research Findings: Many young children spend crucial developmental years in informal, home-based child care (HBCC) settings, but parents and others share concerns about HBCC quality. We applied the ecomap method in a descriptive study of racially…

Wechsler Marjorie, Kirp David L., Tinubu Titilayo A., Gardner Madelyn, Maier Anna, Melnick Hanna, Shields Patrick M., June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Early education has emerged as a critical issue for state policymakers, who during the 2015-16 fiscal year alone invested nearly $7 billion in programs for our country's youngest learners. Support for preschool is broad and diverse, present in large…
Wechsler Marjorie, Kirp David L., Tinubu Titilayo A., Gardner Madelyn, Maier Anna, Melnick Hanna, Shields Patrick M., June, 2016
Executive Summary
Early education has emerged as a critical issue for state policymakers, who during the 2015-16 fiscal year alone invested nearly $7 billion in programs for our country's youngest learners. Support for preschool is broad and diverse, present in large…
American Institutes for Research, June, 2012
Other
Profiles by California county of the characteristics and risk factors of children from birth to age 5 and of early learning and care services
Sacramento County Office of Education, October, 2010
Reports & Papers
A selection of promising preschool practices in California school districts related to funding, coordination with early elementary school grades, teaching and early learning, staff qualifications and professional development, accountability, and…
Karoly Lynn A., 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of the final component of a multicomponent study of preschool education in California, which integrates and synthesizes the results of the previous three components to make recommendations for improving preschool adequacy and efficiency in…
Karoly Lynn A., 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of the final component of a multicomponent study of preschool education in California, which integrates and synthesizes the results of the previous three components to make recommendations for improving preschool adequacy and efficiency in…
Karoly Lynn A., 2009
Other
The final component of a multicomponent study of preschool education in California, which integrates and synthesizes the results of the previous three components to make recommendations for improving preschool adequacy and efficiency in California