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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…

New Mexico Early Childhood Development Partnership, June, 2020
Reports & Papers
Close to 800 people across diverse locations in New Mexico gave answers to this survey, most were early childhood professionals with parents and family members as the second largest group. (author abstract)
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…
Casau Armelle, Hyde Sarah, May, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report focuses on the cliff effect that occurs with the loss of child care assistance for New Mexico families. Losing child care assistance is especially detrimental to families because the cost of child care is so high. High-quality child care…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
In December of 2007, OHS turned to the National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS), a relevant Federal resource that collects data annually on farmworker populations, to explore regional population demographics for MSHS-eligible families. In…
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…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, March, 2012
Reports & Papers
Findings on the characteristics of families with children under 6 years old from the National Agricultural Worker Survey (NAWS), a national random sample survey of crop farmworkers, and findings on families' child care experiences from the NAWS…
Cascio Elizabeth U., 2006
Reports & Papers
A comparative analysis of the effect of the availability of public kindergarten programs on the employment patterns of women with five-year-old children, using data from the 1950 through 1990 Decennial Censuses
Romero Mary E., 2003
Reports & Papers
A doctoral dissertation that used interviews and observations to examine language and socialization changes in a Keresan community
United States. Administration for Children and Families, 2001
Reports & Papers
A study of families' decisions regarding employment and child care arrangements, examining variations by child's age, mother's race, and other family characteristics, and assessing the impact of child care subsidies and other state policies on…
Turner Pauline H., Smith Robert M., 1983
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of assessing the child care needs, attitudes, and practices of 252 single parent households that varied in family income, educational level and number and ages of dependent children