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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Del Boca Daniela, Pronzato Chiara, Sorrenti Giuseppe, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Our study explores the impact of selection criteria on the costs and benefits of early childcare for mothers' employment, child development, and municipalities' revenues by exploiting the selection criteria of different Italian municipalities in…
Walker Christina, Schmit Stephanie, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
A recent CLASP analysis found that access to child care subsidies is sharply limited for all eligible children, but even more so for particular racial and ethnic groups and in particular states. A striking finding is that eligible Latino children…
Malik Rasheed, Hamm Katie, Adamu Maryam, Morrissey Taryn, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
For this report, the authors collected data on the locations and capacities of all licensed child care centers in eight states. This subset of states results from the fact that while data was requested from most states, many agencies did not respond…
Dobbins Dionne R., Tercha Jessica, McCready Michelle, Liu Anita, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
This white paper explores the concepts of child care supply and demand from both the perspectives of 1) parental choices and decisions made related to finding quality child care, and 2) state- and community-level approaches to documenting and…
Dobbins Dionne R., Tercha Jessica, McCready Michelle, Liu Anita, September, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet summarizes a white paper that explores the concept, prevalence, and approaches to addressing "child care deserts," areas with limited or no access to high-quality child care
Public Sector Consultants, Inc., September, 2016
Reports & Papers
In late 2015 and early 2016, the Office of Great Start partnered with Public Sector Consultants to gather input on the state of child care in Michigan. More than 1,000 individuals across the state participated in this engagement effort: 943…
Adams Gina, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report presents findings from a review of 17 programs and initiatives working to meet the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and training. It highlights common strategies these organizations have implemented to meet the…
Adams Gina, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, September, 2016
Executive Summary
This report presents findings from a review of 17 programs and initiatives working to meet the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and training. It highlights common strategies these organizations have implemented to meet the…
Spaulding Shayne, September, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Removing barriers to child care access for low-income parents participating in education and training is an important step in supporting the economic well-being of these families and creating positive outcomes for their children. This brief…
Dobbins Dionne R., McCready Michelle, Rackas Laurie, August, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief examines the disparities in and barriers to access to early childhood education and to high-quality programs for boys of color, as well as highlighting existing initiatives and providing recommendations.
Hooper Amanda, Matsui Amy K., Henly Julia R., Vogtman Julie G., Schulman Karen, Bartholow Jessica, 19 July, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar examines the relationship between work schedule instability and child care access for low-wage working parents. Presenters discuss federal (Schedules That Work Act), local, and private sector models, as well as policy recommendations…
Hooper Amanda, Matsui Amy K., Henly Julia R., Vogtman Julie G., Schulman Karen, Bartholow Jessica, 19 July, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines the relationship between work schedule instability and child care access for low-wage working parents. Presenters discuss federal (Schedules That Work Act), local, and private sector…
Jacobs Anna W., Hill Terrence D., Tope Daniel, O'Brien Laureen K., July-August 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: Although studies suggest that employment promotes mental health, it is unclear whether this pattern extends to low-income urban women with children who are disproportionately employed in unstable jobs and often unable to obtain child care…
Grosse Corrie Ellis, July-August 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Ethical trade initiatives are one strategy to alleviate the exploitative tendencies of capitalist production for workers in the Global South, but to what extent these initiatives support care is an open question. This study uses qualitative…
National Women's Law Center, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This overview focuses on low-wage working parents and their ability to access high-quality early care and education for their children. It considers the benefits of high-quality early care and education for children, the challenges families face in…