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Archambault Judith, Cote Dominique, Raynault Marie-France, May, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) can have substantial beneficial effects on overall child development and educational success for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Unfortunately, it is well documented that they are underrepresented…
Moldow Erika, Davis Elizabeth E., Carlson Barbara Lepidus, January, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Federal funding from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) enables states to offset the cost of child care for eligible low-income families to support parental employment and promote healthy child development. The federal government sets a…
Gulosino Charisse, Maxwell Phoebe, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this article, the Tennessee's Voluntary Prekindergarten (TN-VPK) program in general and the Shelby County Schools' VPK program in particular are analyzed using the policy instruments of regulation, finance, and support services. The geospatial…
Elbaum Batya, Celimli-Aksoy Seniz, Marshall Jennifer, Berkovits Michelle D., January-March 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In recent years, many states have narrowed their eligibility criteria for participation in the IDEA Part C early intervention (EI) program for infants and toddlers with or at risk for developmental delays. However, there is scant research on the…
Van Lancker Wim, Ghysels Joris, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Childcare services are increasingly regarded a major policy lever to combat social inequalities in early life. Yet, it was shown that inequality in the use of childcare services is the norm rather than the exception in European and Organisation for…
Havnes Tarjei, Mogstad Magne, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We assess the case for universal child care programs in the context of a Norwegian reform which led to a large scale expansion of subsidized child care. We use non-linear difference-in-differences methods to estimate the quantile treatment effects…
Bauernschuster Stefan, Schlotter Martin, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Public child care is expected to assist families in reconciling work with family life. Yet, empirical evidence for the relevance of public child care to maternal employment is inconclusive. We exploit the introduction of a legal claim to a place in…
Vandenbroeck Michel, Geens Naomi, Berten Hans, January, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We conducted a study of changes in the availability, accessibility and enrolment of children from low-income, single-parent and ethnic minority families in early child care centres. The study was carried out in Brussels which offers unique…
McManus Beth M., Carle Adam C., Acevedo-Garcia Dolores, Ganz Michael, Hauser-Cram Penny, McCormick Marie C., March 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of state variability in preschool special education participation in the United States, based on a nationally representative sample of children ages 3- through 5-years-old with parent-reported developmental delays and disabilities
Dickert-Conlin Stacy, Elder Todd, October, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of the possibility of reduced child care costs on the timing and scheduling of births close to school entry cutoff dates, based on state-level data on births between 1999 and 2004
DeMonte Theresa M., February 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A legal Comment on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act that suggests that disabled children's least restrictive environments may include home, community, and regular preschool, and a presentation of an analytical framework for courts to…
Kuperberg Arielle, August 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of changes in motherhood rates between 1970 and 2000 among women 20- through 49-years-old enrolled in graduate school, a comparison of motherhood rates among women enrolled in graduate school and other college educated women, and a…
Paris Cynthia L., Eyman Alice, Morris Laura, Sutton Tara, Summer 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of the examination and updating of policy and practice at an inclusive university child care center in reaction to challenges posed by a 4-year-old with Down Syndrome
Prentice Susan, March 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of recent research on access to and quality of regulated child care in Canada
Datar Ashlesha, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of delayed kindergarten entrance on children's reading and math achievement after two years in school, based on data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal StudyKindergarten Class (ECLS-K)