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Workman Simon, Capito Jeanna, Connors-Tadros Lori, May 2021
Other

The federal funding opportunity to renew state Preschool Development Grant Birth-5 (PDG B-5) planning grants signaled growing recognition of the continued need for system building efforts in early care and education (ECE). Current and proposed…

Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Garver Karin A., Hodges Katherine S., Weisenfeld GG, Gardiner Beth Ann, 2021
Reports & Papers

The 18th edition of The State of Preschool, the National Institute for Early Education Research’s (NIEER) report on our annual survey of state preschool policies, includes information for every state on child enrollment, funding, staffing, and…

Delap Suzanne, Franko Meg, Hasan Nazia, McGee Andrew B., Thornton Courtney, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
In June 2020, Early Milestones collected survey responses from 1,207 licensed child care providers in Colorado. Through this research, we learned that nearly 10% of Colorado's providers have closed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and…
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 13 July, 2020
Reports & Papers
This online survey, created and conducted by NAEYC using SurveyMonkey, represents the responses of a non-randomized sample of 5,344 individuals working in center or home-based child care programs who completed the survey between June 19 and June 30…
Clayton Early Learning, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
Clayton Early Learning conducted a survey of child care programs in Colorado to learn the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their ability to deliver essential services in their communities. The voices we heard add value to many initiatives in the…
University of California, Berkeley. Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, National Institute for Early Education Research (U.S.), Bellwether Education Partners, 2020
Reports & Papers

The goals of this research were to undertake a 50-state scan of policies, practices, political momentum, administrative structures and capacity, higher education context, and financing conditions, and other factors relevant for spurring progress…

Alliance for Early Success, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this report is to paint a picture of the early childhood policy landscape in each state—the political climate, state revenue generated, percent of low-income young children, early childhood advocacy organizations, their policy agenda…
Augenblick, Palaich & Associates (APA Consulting), December 2019
Other

In 2019, Early Milestones Colorado contracted with APA Consulting (APA), an independent education policy research firm, to conduct a study of child care compensation in Summit County, Colorado. APA began its work by reviewing the characteristics…

Augenblick, Palaich & Associates (APA Consulting), December 2019
Executive Summary

In 2019, Early Milestones Colorado contracted with APA Consulting (APA), an independent education policy research firm, to conduct a study of child care compensation in Summit County, Colorado. APA began its work by reviewing the characteristics…

United States. Office of Child Care, November, 2019
Reports & Papers
This priorities report includes analysis of ACF-801 administrative data and summary information from 2019-2021 CCDF state plans. The CCDBG Act of 2014, and associated 2016, CCDF regulation require additional data elements to be reported by states,…
United States. Government Accountability Office, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report examines (1) the number and characteristics of state ECE programs and the extent to which they share characteristics or overlap with federal or other state programs; and (2) how states fund their ECE programs, including any related…
Bipartisan Policy Center. Early Childhood Initiative, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Given the importance of the state-federal partnership in ECE, the Bipartisan Policy Center undertook this study to explore whether states, like the federal government, are making progress toward improved integration and governance in ECE programs.…
Workman Simon, Rooney Kathryn, Palaich Robert, Brown Amanda, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
In 2006, voters approved the Denver Preschool Program (DPP). DPP encourages families to enroll their four-year-old children in quality preschool programs so that the children are better prepared to enter kindergarten ready to learn and to increase…
National Conference of State Legislatures, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report presents findings of state appropriations for early care and education programs in fiscal years 2014 and 2015, based on a survey of legislative fiscal offices in 20 states. Program categories include child care, prekindergarten, home…
Palaich Robert, 24 September, 2014
Reports & Papers
The Denver Preschool Program School (DPP) began operations in 2007. Since then, over $55 million in tuition support has helped over 31,000 Denver four-year-olds attend a quality-rated preschool. The 2008-09 school year was the first year of full…