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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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Texas Workforce Commission, 15 January, 2021
Reports & Papers
Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to…
TexProtects, Child Trends, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Translating complex science into actionable policy recommendations requires thoughtful communication and relevant strategies. Like any educator, it is critical for advocates to understand the values, experiences, and prior knowledge of their…
Texas Workforce Commission, 15 January, 2019
Reports & Papers
Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to…
Gilden Robyn, McElroy Katie, Friedmann Erika, Spanier Adam, Son Heesook, Witherspoon Nsedu Obot, Paul Hester, March, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: In this study, we evaluated the effectiveness of an environmental health training program for child care providers. Methods: We conducted a retrospective analysis to evaluate a 5-state training program using a 20-question pretest and…
Texas Workforce Commission, 15 January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to…
Barnett W. Steven, Kasmin Richard, 2017
Reports & Papers
In this paper, we provide insight into the current landscape and efficacy of compensation parity policy in state-funded pre-K. Special focus is placed on what policies states employ to require that compensation of preschool teachers to be equivalent…
McLean Caitlin, Dichter Harriet, Whitebook Marcy, 2017
Reports & Papers

Teachers in publicly funded pre-kindergarten programs across the nation are increasingly expected to earn educational qualifications and credentials similar to their peers teaching older children. Yet salaries and benefits remain consistently…

United States. Government Accountability Office, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
In 2015, the Head Start child development program provided federal funds to local grantees that employed over 90,000 teachers. Some of these grantees run programs that do not run during the summer, and some teachers may, in turn, seek UI benefits to…
Horowitz Michelle, Connors-Tadros Lori, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
Purpose: This 50-state analysis provides a national view of how states include early childhood teachers in state educator evaluation systems. This scan was developed to follow up on the findings reported in CEELO's policy report, How are Early…
Texas Workforce Commission, 15 January, 2015
Reports & Papers
Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to…
Brown Christopher P., May, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: Policymakers preschool reforms that are to prepare young children for school success have sparked important conversations within the field of early childhood education over how these programs are to ready young children for school…
Texas Workforce Commission, 15 January, 2013
Reports & Papers
Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to…
Adams Gina, Koralek Robin, Martinson Karin, 2006
Reports & Papers
The second part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, focusing on child care subsidy use by parents in transition from TANF to employment
Snyder Kathleen, Bernstein Sara, Koralek Robin, 2006
Reports & Papers
The third part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, presenting focus group data on the experiences of current and former TANF recipients with the child care…
Texas Workforce Commission, 2005
Reports & Papers
An study of Texas labor code 302.0043 and the impacts of its subsidy policies on maintaining parental employment