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Jones Colin A., Giang Marcus, April 28 2021
Reports & Papers

To estimate the costs of universal, affordable, high-quality ECE for Massachusetts, we took the assumed cost of the program (above), estimated both the number of children who would be in care, and the estimated cost of public subsidies necessary…

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…

Karoly Lynn A., Cannon Jill S., Gomez Celia J., Whitaker Anamarie A., 2021
Reports & Papers

As part of its Partnership for Pre-K Improvement (PPI) initiative, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored the RAND Corporation to study the cost of high-quality pre-K programming. The RAND study included three states — Oregon,…

Hanno Emily C., Gonzalez Kathryn E., Gardner Madelyn, Jones Stephanie M., Lesaux Nonie K., Hofer Kerry G., Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., August, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report describes the experiences of early educators and caregivers of 3- and 4-year-old children in family child care, community-based center, Head Start, and public school prekindergarten programs during the first few months of the Coronavirus…
Patel Binal, Pellagrini Kelly, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report provides results from a survey of Massachusetts early education providers who rely primarily on parent-paid tuition models. Areas of focus include staff compensation, program capacity and quality, and financial operating strategies.
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…
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…
Hofer Kerry G., Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., Nichols Austin, 26 July, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report describes the results of the evaluation's impact study which compares the effects of PEG on the cohort of children who entered PEG in the fall of 2016 (Year 2) versus those who entered PEG in the fall of 2017 (Year 3). All children were…
Massachusetts. Department of Early Education and Care, February, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report satisfies the requirement set forth in the Fiscal Year 2018 General Appropriations Act, line item 3000-6025, that the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) report to the joint committee on education on the status of the…
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…
Massachusetts. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report provides an overview of the Kindergarten Expansion Grant program in Massachusetts, along with grant recipients for fiscal year 2014. Examples of funding priorities and activities concerning the use of Quality Full-Day Kindergarten Grants…
National Conference of State Legislatures, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of state appropriations of state funds for early care and education programs in fiscal year 2013, based on a survey of legislative fiscal offices in 21 states
Boressoff Todd, June, 2013
Reports & Papers
An examination of sources of funding for child care services at institutions of higher education, based on a survey of, workshop with, and interviews with members of a campus child care organization
Massachusetts. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
This report provides data on After-School and Out-of-School Time Quality Enhancement Grant recipients by region, program timeframe, and grade levels/students served in fiscal year 2013 in Massachusetts. Department-established guidelines and grantee…