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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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Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, June 2021
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This paper will make the case for policymakers to consider investing in the entire early care and education system rather than create new structures that could further isolate programs-such as Pre-K-from the mixed delivery system. (author…

Muenchow Susan, Pizzo Peggy Daly, July, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this article, we will define ECMHC and discuss opportunities for financing its expansion. We focus on the CCDBG, which at the state level are called the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) plans. States can elect to use a portion of the CCDBG…
Van Lancker Wim, January, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Childcare services are increasingly put forward as one of the most important policy levers to combat poverty and inequality. However, higher income families use childcare services to a much larger extent than lower income families. Almost all…
Barnett W. Steven, Kasmin Richard, January, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
Only high-quality programs can produce the tremendous results that pre-K promises for children and taxpayers more generally, and such programs are costly. Yet we find that programs in states that are already using the K-12 funding formula for pre-K…
Garcia Faroldi M. Livia (Maria Livia), Miguel Luken Veronica de, Ayuso Sanchez Luis, July, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Baltic and Nordic countries share historical and political connections as well as geographical proximity. Nevertheless, when their welfare regimes are compared, Baltic countries can be included in a post-communist model that differs from the social-…
Forde David R. (David Robert), Heckler Nina C., 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Public policy on violence prevention has increasingly focused on early childhood interventions to reduce violence over the life course. This paper examines public attitudes toward funding of programs in schools to enhance learning and to reduce…
Fisch Shalom M., 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
A special section of the Journal of Children and Media, focusing on the promotion of school readiness through the use of multiple media platforms, as supported by the United States Department of Education's Ready to Learn program
Fisch Shalom M., 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
An introduction to the special section of the Journal of Children and Media, focusing on the promotion of school readiness through the use of multiple media platforms, as supported by the United States Department of Education's Ready to Learn…
Fisch Shalom M., Damashek Sandy, Alade Fashina, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
Past research on cross-platform learning indicates that combined use of multiple media can produce greater learning than a single media component. However, designing transmedia materials effectively for cross-platform learning presents challenges…
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance Program, Child Care State Systems Specialist Network, May, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This resource focuses on how early childhood leaders and coalitions are designing and implementing plans to sustain progress and achieve goals developed through Race to the Top--Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) as Federal funding ends. Although…

Build Initiative, 2015
Other
This e-book documents selected experiences from the initial implementation of the projects funded through the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge.
Grafwallner Rolf, 2015
Other
A stable and sustainable financing strategy is key for early childhood systems development. Governance, as a key element in systems development, has, in some states, influenced revenue generation, distribution, and expansion in ways that enhance…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Horowitz Michelle, June, 2014
Bibliographies
This document provides selected resources on financing early care and education, focusing on financing policy, calculating costs, and financing strategy.
National School Boards Association, 23 January, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In this issue brief, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) highlights recent administration and legislative actions concerning pre-k and early learning initiatives. NSBA summarizes its position of support to school districts, maintaining…
Kim John, Brownson Kim P., Reardon Melissa, Rivas Caroline, 2014
Reports & Papers
Past Roles and Strategies of First 5 LA and Other Funders is the second of three reports that collectively examine the early care and education (ECE) landscape in Los Angeles County. In the first report, data on the current state of the ECE…