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Paschall Katherine W., Halle Tamara, Maxwell Kelly, June, 2020
Reports & Papers

The purpose of this report is to use nationally representative data from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) to provide a descriptive comparison of the types of ECE available in high-density urban, moderate-density urban…

Madill Rebecca, Forry Nicole D., Halle Tamara, 2018
Reports & Papers
This Snapshot is based on information collected by the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE), a nationally representative study of American households and early care and education providers conducted in 2012. The information in this…
Carr Robert C., Vernon-Feagans Lynne, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The effectiveness of the federal Head Start preschool program has been studied extensively for more than five decades. However, several areas of research need further consideration. First, a focus on Head Start's effectiveness in rural communities…
National Survey of Early Care and Education Project Team, April, 2016
Reports & Papers

This document offers a national picture of selected segments of the early care and education (ECE) market by describing how important attributes of the supply of and the demand for center-based care relate to each other. The document also…

De Marco Allison, Vernon-Feagans Lynne, The Family Life Project Key Investigators, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care subsidy programs serve to reduce the number of families for whom child care is a barrier to work. Child care is essential to economic self-sufficiency, and it can also support child development, particularly for low-income children.…
De Marco Allison, Vernon-Feagans Lynne, 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this project is to understand how low-income rural families use child care subsidies, the quality of care they receive, and how subsidy use is related to child outcomes and parental work conditions. The project addresses these topics…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2000
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A brief on the child care arrangements of the rural population.