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Schilder Diane, Willenborg Peter, Lou Cary, Knowles Sarah, Thomas Kate, July 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This resource is an online directory of individual state fact sheets. There are snapshots for 50 states, District of Columbia, and a separate national snapshot. Each snapshot provides the following: the number and share of children under age 6…

Adams Gina, Lou Cary, Willenborg Peter, Schilder Diane, January 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The challenges Black and Latino families face, and larger concerns about structural inequities for communities of color, have only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, many parents have struggled to balance the need to work with…

Ruppanner Leah, Moller Stephanie, Sayer Liana, 29 July, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study investigates the relationship between maternal employment and state-to-state differences in childcare cost and mean school day length. Pairing state-level measures with an individual-level sample of prime working-age mothers from the…
Malik Rasheed, September, 2018
Reports & Papers
In 2009, Washington, D.C., began an ambitious expansion that offers two years of universal, full-day preschool across the city's public schools, public charters, and some private preschool programs administered by community-based organizations. As…
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…
Herbst Chris M., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the Lanham Act of 1940, a heavily subsidized and universal child care program that was administered throughout the U.S. during World War II. I begin by estimating the impact of the Lanham Act on…
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, Center for Law and Social Policy, Family Values @ Work, Institute for Women's Policy Research, MomsRising, National Partnership for Women & Families (U.S.), National Women's Law Center, Wider Opportunities for Women, 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.), 09 July, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of the child care needs and access of mothers working in the restaurant industry, based on an analysis of census data, a survey of more than 200 mothers working in the restaurant industry, focus groups with 13 mothers, and in-depth…
Moodie Shannon, Rothenberg Laura, Sidorowicz Kathleen, 2010
Reports & Papers
An examination of the geographic distribution in Washington, DC, of family risk indicators and city-supported early childhood programs
Okuyama Kumiko, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), 2001
Reports & Papers
A summary of findings from seven studies of the employment patterns of low-income parents receiving child care subsidies.
Wallin Helena K., 1997
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the important role of the business sector in providing support to families with children in need of child care in the District of Columbia