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United States. Administration for Children and Families, January, 2021
Executive Summary
From September through November 2019, the White House Office of Economic Initiatives partnered with ACF to convene a series of half-day Roundtables in ten locations across the country. Parents, child care providers, employers, state and local…
thread, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This policy fact sheet presents data from Alaska about cost-effectiveness, school success outcomes, access to, and affordability of high quality early childhood education programs, pre-k in particular.

Adams Gina, Lou Cary, Willenborg Peter, Schilder Diane, January 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The challenges Black and Latino families face, and larger concerns about structural inequities for communities of color, have only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, many parents have struggled to balance the need to work with…

Adams Gina, Lou Cary, Willenborg Peter, Schilder Diane, January 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The challenges Black and Latino families face, and larger concerns about structural inequities for communities of color, have only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, many parents have struggled to balance the need to work with…

Adams Gina, Lou Cary, Willenborg Peter, Schilder Diane, January 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The challenges Black and Latino families face, and larger concerns about structural inequities for communities of color, have only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, many parents have struggled to balance the need to work with…

Lee Emma K., Parolin Zachary, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Access to child care centers reduces the care burden of parents, promotes child development, and creates employment opportunities. During the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, however, many child care centers closed or reduced capacity because…

Tilhou Rebecca, Eckhoff Angela, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The purpose of this report is to direct attention to the issues related to childhood in rural Virginia, as rural localities present a unique set of challenges for young children and families. In the sections that follow, we present an overview of…
Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Legislative Policy and Research Office, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
House Bill 2346 directed the Task Force to make recommendations to the Legislature by December 31, 2020, to achieve the following: - Increase eligible families’ use of child care subsidies; and - Expand access to high-quality, subsidized child care…
Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Legislative Policy and Research Office, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The Task Force offers the following recommendations, organized from short- to long-term, although many recommendations overlap or are intertwined. Not all of the Task Force’s recommendations are presented as part of this executive summary: please…
Washington STEM, Washington Communities for Children, November, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief examines the state of early learning and care in Southwest Washington. Areas of focus include: economic impact on employers, families, and child care programs as small businesses; early learning workforce; access, affordability, and…
Turner Denise, Goby Mara, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
This is a report on the themes, trends, and topics discussed by parents in a qualitative study on the strengthening early learning and care in Alameda County, California. Discussed topics include: accessing high-quality early learning & care,…
Burroughs Nathan A., Graber Colleen, Colby Anna, Winans Nathalie, Quinn Daniel, September 2020
Reports & Papers

Public Policy Associates, Inc. (PPA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are partnering to carry out a study of the effects of child care assistance program policy changes…

Burroughs Nathan A., Graber Colleen, Colby Anna, Winans Nathalie, Quinn Daniel, September 2020
Executive Summary

Public Policy Associates, Inc. (PPA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are partnering to carry out a study of the effects of child care assistance program policy changes…

Iruka Iheoma U., DeKraai Mark, Walther Janell, Sheridan Susan M., Abdel-Monem Tarik, Q3 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
According to Bronfenbrenner's bioecological theory (Bronfenbrenner & Evans, 2000), children's early development and learning are influenced by multiple systems, including the microsystem (e.g., family poverty level), mesosystem (e.g., home-…
Lopez Michael, Grindal Todd, Q3 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
This special issue of Early Childhood Research Quarterly examines early care and education program participation among Hispanic families in terms of access, utilization, and developmental outcomes.