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Harknett Kristen, Schneider Daniel J. (Daniel Jonathan), Luhr Sigrid, October, 2019
Reports & Papers
Working parents must arrange some type of care for their young children when they are away at work. For parents with unstable and unpredictable work schedules, the logistics of arranging care can be complex. In this paper, we use survey data from…
Greenberg Erica, Rosenboom Victoria, Adams Gina, March, 2019
Reports & Papers
Children of immigrants will make up a critical share of our nation's future workforce, but they are less likely than other children to participate in early education programs known to support school readiness and long-term productivity. This study…
Matthews Hannah, Ullrich Rebecca, Cervantes Wendy, March, 2018
Other
In this paper, we first summarize a subset of key findings identified in the main project report about the experiences of immigrant families. We then further detail the experiences of early care and education providers working with immigrant…
Matthews Hannah, Ullrich Rebecca, Cervantes Wendy, March, 2018
Executive Summary
CLASP conducted the first ever multi-state study of the effects of the current immigration climate on young children under age 8. In 2017, CLASP interviewed early care and education providers, community-based social service providers, and immigrant…
Adams Gina, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report presents findings from a review of 17 programs and initiatives working to meet the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and training. It highlights common strategies these organizations have implemented to meet the…
Adams Gina, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, September, 2016
Executive Summary
This report presents findings from a review of 17 programs and initiatives working to meet the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and training. It highlights common strategies these organizations have implemented to meet the…
Spaulding Shayne, September, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Removing barriers to child care access for low-income parents participating in education and training is an important step in supporting the economic well-being of these families and creating positive outcomes for their children. This brief…
Afterschool Alliance, August, 2016
Reports & Papers
Given the promising role afterschool programs can play in addressing the inequities faced by families living in communities of concentrated poverty, and with the rise in the number of people living in communities of concentrated poverty, this…
Afterschool Alliance, August, 2016
Executive Summary
Given the promising role afterschool programs can play in addressing the inequities faced by families living in communities of concentrated poverty, and with the rise in the number of people living in communities of concentrated poverty, this…
Schmit Stephanie, Walker Christina, February, 2016
Reports & Papers
This brief highlights state-level data by race and ethnicity about differential access to Head Start preschool, Early Head Start (EHS), and Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)-funded child care, analyzed here for the first time. The brief…
Adams Gina, Spaulding Shayne, Heller Caroline, May, 2015
Other
Although it seems obvious that child care is a critical service for some low-wage or unemployed parents, relatively little attention has been paid to the issues that lie at the intersection of child care needs and workforce development efforts. With…
Adams Gina, Spaulding Shayne, Heller Caroline, May, 2015
Executive Summary
Although it seems obvious that child care is a critical service for some low-wage or unemployed parents, relatively little attention has been paid to the issues that lie at the intersection of child care needs and workforce development efforts. With…
Adams Gina, Heller Caroline, Spaulding Shayne, Derrick-Mills Teresa, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
This paper is part of a larger Urban Institute project -- Bridging the Gap: Understanding the Intersection between Workforce Development and Child Care -- supported by the Ford Foundation, that examines the intersection between workforce development…
Adams Gina, Heller Caroline, Spaulding Shayne, Derrick-Mills Teresa, October, 2014
Executive Summary
The brief and its parent report are part of a larger Urban Institute project -- Bridging the Gap: Understanding the Intersection between Workforce Development and Child Care -- supported by the Ford Foundation, that examines the intersection between…
Du Fenglian, Dong Xiao-yuan, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
China's transition from a centrally planned economy to a market economy has substantially eroded the government's support for child care programs, raising concerns about how the change of child care provision may affect women's labor market outcomes…