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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Campbell Fernanda Q., Patil Pratima A., McSwain Kristin, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
This is the first of two briefs the Birth to Eight Collaborative will publish following our 2019 first annual landscape of early childhood education and care programs in Boston. In this brief, we report on important questions to help monitor the…
Smith Linda K., Bagley Anubhav, Wolters Benjamin, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report, accompanied by an interactive map, describes BPC's mapping methodology, insights gleaned from the data collection process that states can use to optimize the ways they collect supply data, and national findings on the gap in child care…
Jessen-Howard Steven, Malik Rasheed, Falgout Mary Katherine (MK), August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Expanding on previous child care supply analysis, the Center for American Progress collected data on infant and toddler child care supply from 19 states and the District of Columbia. In total, the sample represents close to 40 percent of the U.S.…
Campbell Fernanda Q., Patil Pratima A., November, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report focuses on supply, demand and gaps in child-care seats (availability, quality and affordability). It also explores disparities based on child and family characteristics, including child/family demographics, and maternal/adult and child…
Child Care Aware of America, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
This state-by-state compilation of statistics presents state-level averages of the number of families, children under 6, working mothers, child care sites, demand for types of care, child care prices, and workforce data for each state. The section…
Isaacs Julia B., Katz Michael, Minton Sarah, Michie Molly, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
This report, undertaken as one component of a legislatively mandated assessment of the Massachusetts subsidized child care system, explores the need for subsidized child care in the commonwealth, whether the current supply of subsidized care is…
Child Care Aware of America, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
This state-by-state compilation of statistics presents state-level averages of the number of families, children under 6, working mothers, child care sites, demand for types of care, child care prices, subsidy use, and workforce data for each state.…
Montgomery Denise, Rogovin Peter, Persaud Neromanie, 2013
Reports & Papers
An exploration of demand for and supply of after school arts programs for low income, urban tweens, based on 22 key informant interviews, 8 case studies of out-of-school time programs, and on 25 focus groups with and 11 ethnographies of 10- to 13-…
Child Care Aware of America, 2013
Reports & Papers
An examination of national and state-by-state information on family characteristics and on child care availability, referral requests, prices, subsidies, and workers, based on a survey of state child care resource and referral networks and on…
Applied Policy Analytics, Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), February, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of Massachusetts families' demand for and access to early education and out-of-school-time programs and services and their views on their children's development, based on a survey of a random sample of 301 families and a convenience sample…
Blood Margaret, 2000
Reports & Papers
The findings from a statewide opinion survey on the need, availability and costs of child care and early childhood education of Massachusetts children
Queralt Magaly, Witte Ann D., 1999
Reports & Papers
A description and illustration of a method for locating and estimating unmet demand for child care services in Massachusetts neighborhoods, redesigned for social agency interpretation and practical application
Queralt Magaly, Witte Ann D., 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the method and results of an unmet demand estimate for child care services in neighborhoods in Hampden County, Massachusetts
Queralt Magaly, Witte Ann D., 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of regional child care demand in Massachusetts as associated with demographic characteristics
Child Care Aware of America, n.d.
Reports & Papers
In Massachusetts, we examined three key issues around child care supply and demand: overall supply of child care slots compared to the number of working parents across the state; whether Child Care Development Fund subsidies mirror the demand for…