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Burroughs Nathan A., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The partnership will examine the impact of policy change on the access to quality child care for disadvantaged families in Michigan. The research design includes understanding the efficacy of subsidy policy on the quality of provider and…

Public Sector Consultants, Inc., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
To better understand the current state of child care in northwest lower Michigan and how the community can improve access and affordability, Networks Northwest partnered with Public Sector Consultants (PSC) to analyze available data and interview…
Malik Rasheed, Hamm Katie, Schochet Leila, Novoa Cristina, Workman Simon, Jessen-Howard Steven, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
To better understand the U.S. supply of licensed child care and national trends in families' proximity to child care, the Center for American Progress analyzed the geographic locations of licensed child care facilities, including centers and family…
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: -…
Hardy Erin, Joshi Pamela, Ha Yoonsook, Giapponi Schneider Kate, December, 2018
Executive Summary
How can exploring issues of geography, access, and equity in subsidized child care in Massachusetts help to address pressing child care and early education policy questions? Researchers have been exploring this question over the past five years…
Sandstrom Heather, Greenberg Erica, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Lou Cary, Adelstein Shirley, Runes Charmaine, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
In June 2017, the Council of the District of Columbia enacted the Child Care Study Act of 2017 to mandate a study of nontraditional-hour child care need and supply. The act defines nontraditional hours as any hours outside 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday…
Sandstrom Heather, Greenberg Erica, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Lou Cary, Adelstein Shirley, Runes Charmaine, November, 2018
Executive Summary
In June 2017, the Council of the District of Columbia enacted the Child Care Study Act of 2017 to mandate a study of nontraditional-hour child care need and supply. The act defines nontraditional hours as any hours outside 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday…
Crosby Danielle A., October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In this brief, we summarize the research implications of a recent synthesis of the literature on early care and education (ECE) access for low-income Hispanic families. The priority research areas detailed below can expand our understanding of key…
Mendez Julia L., October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Achievement gaps for low-income Hispanic children, particularly dual language learners, exist at kindergarten entry and widen over time. Improving Hispanic families' use of high-quality ECE can facilitate parental employment and reduce gaps in…
Henly Julia R., Adams Gina, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights some barriers that families working nontraditional schedules face in accessing centers and offers policy recommendations to improve their access to quality subsidized care across child care settings. The full report includes…
Henly Julia R., Adams Gina, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights some barriers that families with infants and toddlers face in accessing centers and offers broad policy recommendations to improve these families' access to high-quality subsidized care across child care settings. The full…
Henly Julia R., Adams Gina, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights some barriers that families living in rural areas face in accessing centers and offers policy recommendations to improve their access to quality subsidized care across child care settings. The full report includes more details…
Henly Julia R., Adams Gina, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights the barriers that families of children with disabilities and special needs face in accessing centers and offers policy recommendations to improve these families' access to high-quality subsidized care across child care settings…
Mendez Julia L., Crosby Danielle A., Siskind Demi, September, 2018
Literature Review
This review synthesizes the latest research on ECE access for Hispanic families, with an emphasis on low-income Hispanic populations, to highlight factors that facilitate or impede access for this large and diverse U.S. population. A more…
Chase Richard A., Petersen Amanda J., Diaz Jose, MartinRogers Nicole, Werner Marnie, July, 2018
Reports & Papers
At the request of the Blandin Foundation, The Minnesota Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation (IRRR), and the Northland Foundation, Wilder Research and the Center for Rural Policy and Development completed this study of the child…