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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.
Alexander David, Stoll Marcia, June, 2019
Reports & Papers
This brief is one of three that provides an assessment of the early impact of ExceleRate Illinois within the broader context of Illinois' child care supply. The brief focuses on changes in the supply of quality child care during non-traditional…
Stoll Marcia, Alexander David, April, 2019
Reports & Papers
This is one of three briefs based on research conducted under the Illinois-New York Child Care Research Partnership that examines changes in the supply of quality child care in Illinois available to subsidy-eligible families during the study period…
Davis Elizabeth E., Lee Won Fy, Sojourner Aaron J., Q2 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study proposes new family-centered measures of access to early care and education (ECE) services with respect to quantity, cost, and quality and uses them to assess disparities in access across locations and socio-demographic groups in…
Kim Jeounghee, Wang Sicheng, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A childcare supply issue received national attention with the passage of Childcare and Development Block Grant Reauthorization Act of 2014. Although Head Start programs may be strategically placed in areas with a potential childcare supply gap,…
Albis Hippolyte d', Gobbi Paula E., Greulich Angela, June, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper shows that differences in fertility across European countries mainly emerge due to fewer women having two children in low-fertility countries. It further suggests that childcare services are an important determinant for the transition to…
Weyer Matt, Phillips Deborah A., Lipsey Mark W., 24 May, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses consensus statements from researchers regarding preschool effects in terms of fadeout, long-term achievement, and return on investment, based on the recent policy brief published by…
North Carolina. Department of Health and Human Services, 01 March, 2017
Reports & Papers
This is a pilot study to test a new methodology for calculating child care market rates in North Carolina. Included is a study of the association between star level and the variables of price, operating costs, and staff compensation. 2015 data was…
Liebman Amy K., Simmons Juliana, Salzwedel Marsha, Tovar-Aguilar Antonio, Lee Barbara C., 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Access to safe, off-farm childcare is often a challenge for farmworkers with young children and is likely to become an increasingly salient barrier as more agricultural workers migrate together with families and as the number of women entering the…
Fishman Mike, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), this project aims to produce early findings about how the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and…

North Dakota. Department of Human Services, 2017
Reports & Papers

A total of 1,441 surveys were mailed to all Center and Licensed/Family Group child care providers, certified or registered with the state of North Dakota, 26 invitation letters were undeliverable (Survey instrument, Appendix A). A listing of all…

Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Leaf Duncan Ermini, Prados Maria Jose, 19 December, 2016
Reports & Papers
This paper estimates the long-term benefits from an influential early childhood program targeting disadvantaged families. The program was evaluated by random assignment and followed participants through their mid-30s. It has substantial beneficial…
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…
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…
Kalinowski Michael F., Kalinowski Fanny X., 29 June, 2016
Reports & Papers
This final report provides selected findings of the current and eight previous New Hampshire Early Care and Education Market Rate Survey (MR#9) among licensed providers in the state of New Hampshire. (author abstract)