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Minton Sarah, Tran Victoria, Dwyer Kelly, April, 2019
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The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), the largest program providing child care assistance to low-income families, has the potential to help parents in education and training access child care, but the eligibility requirements vary across…
Gebrekristos Semhar, Adams Gina, April, 2019
Other
An Urban Institute report released in 2014 examined states' CCDF policies related to education and training to understand how states were serving parents in these activities and what gaps existed in meeting these parents' needs (Adams et al. 2014).…
Durham Christin, Spaulding Shayne, Adams Gina, Gebrekristos Semhar, April, 2019
Other
This document offers a framework for state policies and practices connected to two key federal programs: the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Child Care Development Fund (CCDF). The framework is designed to be used by state…
Ullrich Rebecca, Schmit Stephanie, Cosse Ruth, April, 2019
Reports & Papers
This brief examines children's access to CCDBG-funded child care in states by race and ethnicity using publicly available data from fiscal year (FY) 2016, building upon CLASP's previous Disparate Access research. (author abstract)
National Women's Law Center, January, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet describes how each state is using or intends to use increased Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funds to help more families access high-quality child care.
Schulman Karen, 2019
Reports & Papers
This is an analysis of state data, collected in February 2018, on a number of topics related to Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) subsidies for infant care. Chapters of this report address: 1) a comparison of actual payment rates and…
Schulman Karen, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
The National Women's Law Center collected the data in this report from state child care administrators in the fifty states and the District of Columbia (counted as a state in this report). The Center sent the state child care administrators a survey…
Adams Gina, Spaulding Shayne, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To inform policy discussions about the implementation of work requirements, we have compiled research insights about meeting the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and job training. This brief pulls from the 12 studies produced…
Hahn Heather, Rohacek Monica, Isaacs Julia B., February, 2018
Reports & Papers
To help inform states currently focusing on simplifying access to benefits and improving service delivery, including those implementing the new requirements, this report highlights steps taken and lessons learned by five states that--before the…
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…
Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, Adams Gina, April, 2016
Reports & Papers
Child care can be a major challenge for low-income parents who want to participate in education or training to improve their employability and future earnings. One promising approach is to develop collaborations between those who provide education…
Hahn Heather, Adams Gina, Spaulding Shayne, Heller Caroline, April, 2016
Reports & Papers
Low-income families receiving cash assistance through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) also need assistance with workforce development and child care. Workforce development and child care subsidy systems exist to support low-income…
Isaacs Julia B., Katz Michael, Kassabian David, March, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report describes and analyzes the experiences of the six states involved in the WSS initiative as they leveraged policy change to streamline and align families' access to work supports. A broad range of policies are analyzed here, from…
Isaacs Julia B., Katz Michael, Kassabian David, March, 2016
Executive Summary
This report describes and analyzes the experiences of the six states involved in the WSS initiative as they leveraged policy change to streamline and align families' access to work supports. A broad range of policies are analyzed here, from…
Hahn Heather, Isaacs Julia B., Rohacek Monica, March, 2016
Other
The six states engaged in the Work Support Strategies (WSS) initiative are diverse in many dimensions. This brief provides information on each state as context for WSS evaluation publications. Specifically, this brief summarizes each WSS state's…