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National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, 17 December, 2020
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This document provides an overview of the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social and Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children and looks at state implementation strategies, highlighting examples from Wisconsin and Florida.
Coronado Fatima, Blough Sara, Bergeron Deborah, Proia Krista K., Sauber-Schatz Erin, Beltran Marco Antonio, Rau Katherine Troy, McMichael Andria, Fortin Tracye, Lackey Mark, Rohs Jovanna, Sparrow Tracey, Baldwin Grant, 11 December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In collaboration with ACF, CDC conducted a mixed-methods study during September–October 2020 in Head Start programs in eight states (Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Maine, Missouri, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin). Head Start programs, each with five to…
Smith Kelly B., Winter 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Do states learn from other states through venues other than the legislative enactment of new policies? This article demonstrates that two-way learning can occur through alternative venues: (1) legislators can adjust the budget of similar state…
Rachidi Angela, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The coronavirus pandemic has placed caregiving at the top of many Americans’ minds. Recent upticks in teleworking arrangements, along with the widespread shock to school and childcare situations this past spring, have raised important questions…
Rachidi Angela, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The coronavirus pandemic has placed caregiving at the top of many Americans’ minds. Recent upticks in teleworking arrangements, along with the widespread shock to school and childcare situations this past spring, have raised important questions…
Freedman Darcy A., Tisch Daniel J., Ciesielski Timothy, Yamoah Owusua, Borawski Elaine, Minnes Sonia, Burkhart Kimberly, Dimitropoulos Anastasia, Nock Nora, Lee Eun Kyung, Embaye Milen, Doernberg Ellen, Balser Sarah, Lewis-Miller Carlos, Sommer Rachael, Marks M. E., Ogland-Hand Callie, O'Brien Molly, Ross Kristie, December 2020
Reports & Papers

The study team analyzed statewide Serious Incident Reporting data submitted by child care programs to ODJFS to examine trends in COVID-19 cases among child care staff and children. Within the selected 10 counties, the study engaged child care…

Slicker Gerilyn, Tang Jing, Kelly Cara L., December 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Finding affordable child care, especially for infants and toddlers, is incredibly challenging for low-income families. Child care subsidies can assist low-income working families with accessing child care and by expanding slots available for the…

Fiene Richard, December, 2020
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The below grid provides the potential contact hour infection rate thresholds when we compare the amount of time and the number of individuals in a particular area. (author abstract)
Whittingham Colleen E., Hoffman Emily Brown, Winter 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Applying Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological model, this article describes how one Head Start classroom successfully navigated external accountability mandates and privileged student academic achievement and overall well-being by attending to person (…
Hoffman Emily Brown, Whittingham Colleen E., Winter 2020
Executive Summary
Peer Reviewed
This research to practice summary describes how an 8-week case study used field notes, interviews, and video-based fieldwork to examine local instructional practices and to investigate the policies and protocols which facilitate these practices. We…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This snapshot provides an overview of child care research and evaluation supported by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). It further presents the following sections: past research and evaluation; stakeholder engagement; examples of…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This snapshot provides an overview of Head Start research and evaluation supported by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). It further presents the following sections: past research and evaluation; stakeholder engagement; examples of…
Washington (State). Department of Commerce. Child Care Collaborative Task Force, 01 December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Washington State Child Care Collaborative Task Force (task force) is pleased to present this interim report to the Legislature and Governor Inslee. This report includes policy recommendations to begin building a high-quality, sustainable child…
Washington (State). Department of Commerce. Child Care Collaborative Task Force, 01 December, 2020
Executive Summary
This report includes policy recommendations to begin building a high-quality, sustainable child care system that supports Washington's children, families and communities. The task force, a broad coalition of child care providers, advocates,…
Sorenson Patricia, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Building a stronger child care sector in Michigan requires a fresh look at how the state finances child care, and the commitment to think creatively and act boldly to build the child care system that parents need to work and children need to thrive…