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Research snapshots: Trends in family child care and center-based program closures during the COVID-19 pandemic

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An initial brief in May 2020 provided a snapshot of trends in the operating status of Delaware's licensed programs in response to COVID-19. Findings showed that about half of Delaware's programs were closed in mid-April. Additionally, a greater percentage of center-based programs closed in comparison to large family child care (LFCC) programs and family child care (FCC) programs. Further, a greater percentage of Delaware Stars programs operated as emergency sites, in comparison to non-Stars programs. The current brief shows increases in the number of open programs over time, once state regulations permitted re-opening. This data is focused on programs that participate in Delaware Stars for Early Success, the state's QRIS, which is 72% of center based and 22% of L/FCC programs in Delaware. (author abstract)
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Reports & Papers
Country:
United States
State(s):
Delaware

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