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Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, June 2021
Other

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…

Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
This report details the findings of the fourth survey of child care providers, conducted January 13 - 27, 2021, while Louisiana remained in Phase Two of reopening. In Phase Two, ratios and group sizes for early care and education providers returned…
McHenry Kathlyn, Smith Linda K., March, 2021
Reports & Papers

This report provides a national overview of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) expenditures on child care. It examines trends in TANF spending on child care (5-year and 20-year) and the intersection of TANF and Child Care and…

McHenry Kathlyn, Smith Linda K., March, 2021
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a report that provides a national overview of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) expenditures on child care. It examines trends in TANF spending on child care (5-year and 20-year) and the intersection of TANF and…
Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Other

This report by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana provides an overview of the evolution and current structure of an ambitious proposed program for early childhood care and education. It examines the governance model and financial…

Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Executive Summary

This report by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana provides an overview of the evolution and current structure of an ambitious proposed program for early childhood care and education. It examines the governance model and financial…

Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Other

This document includes the following appendices: Louisiana’s Evolution Toward Early Childhood Education; Guiding Light Resources on Policy and Governance for Early Childhood Education; National Policy Guidance on Financing; and Louisiana’s School…

Sonnier-Netto Libbie, Cope Heather, Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Lewis Rhea, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The third survey was conducted June 15 - 22, 2020. At this time, under Phase Two of reopening, ratios and group sizes for early care and education providers returned to pre-pandemic levels for children ages 2 and under. Teacher-to-child ratios and…
University of Mississippi. Center for Research Evaluation, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
In May 2020 the University of Mississippi's Center for Research Evaluation (CERE) surveyed 1,220 licensed childcare centers. Our goal was to understand how the COVID19 pandemic affected their operations. Between May 5 and 11, 425 (35%) Mississippi-…
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Whitebook Marcy, Mokhiber Zane, Austin Lea J. E., 23 July, 2019
Other
This paper makes the case for aligning the costs of our ECE system with what is required to create a strong and sustainable system. Herein, we model a system to meet the needs of all families in California and solve the myriad problems the current…
Bronfin Melanie, Allen Olivia, Cope Heather, January, 2019
Other
This paper will highlight models of public, dedicated funding for early childhood to show the variety of creative financing mechanisms that states and localities have used to protect investments in early childhood from reallocation or reduction. The…
Allen LaRue, Glazer Kathy, Karoly Lynn A., 22 February, 2018
Multimedia
This webinar presents findings from a report that studied ways in which to fund early care and education that is accessible, affordable for families, and of high quality. Particular focus is placed on a workforce that is well qualified and supported…
Committee on Financing Early Care and Education with a Highly Qualified Workforce, 22 February, 2018
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that presents findings from a report that studied ways in which to fund early care and education that is accessible, affordable for families, and of high quality. Particular focus is placed on a…
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.), February, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To realize the considerable potential benefits of ECE, an integrated framework of laws and policies that uses financing to bring about an accessible, affordable, and high-quality ECE system should be implemented. The financing structure should…
Robinson Nicole, Mathew Aleyamma, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Philanthropy can shape the social change process by influencing policy agendas, narratives, and, ultimately, which groups can fully participate in a given social movement. Indeed, philanthropic organizations serve as resource brokers (Seltzer, 2012…