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Datta A. Rupa, Milesi Carolina, Gelatt Julia, 15 March, 2018
Multimedia

The NSECE data files include extensive geographic data about sampled providers and households, the communities in which those providers and households are located, and other characteristics such as distances. The goal of this webinar is to…

Datta A. Rupa, Gelatt Julia, Sandstrom Heather, 22 February, 2018
Other

The NSECE data files include extensive geographic data about sampled providers and households, the communities in which those providers and households are located, and other characteristics such as distances. The goal of this webinar is to…

Sandstrom Heather, Gelatt Julia, November, 2017
Reports & Papers

In this brief, we explore differences in the child care settings foreign-born, US-born, LEP, and English-proficient parents select for their young children. We also explore differences in their child care preferences and perceptions and in the…

Sandstrom Heather, Gelatt Julia, 2017
Other

We analyze data from the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) to (1) document the parental preferences and child care arrangements of immigrant families with young children; (2) determine the factors that predict immigrant families…

Pilarz Alejandra Ros, Claessens Amy, Gelatt Julia, June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Given the prevalence of short child care subsidy spells and program churning documented in prior studies, researchers and policymakers have been concerned about the implications of discontinuity in subsidy receipt for the stability of children's…
Henly Julia R., Sandstrom Heather, Claessens Amy, Pilarz Alejandra Ros, Gelatt Julia, Kim JaeSeung, Healy Olivia, August, 2015
Reports & Papers

Despite a growing awareness of subsidy instability, knowledge remains limited regarding its determinants and how families and their child care providers respond to a break in program enrollment. In an effort to address this knowledge gap and to…

Henly Julia R., Sandstrom Heather, Claessens Amy, Pilarz Alejandra Ros, Gelatt Julia, Kim JaeSeung, Healy Olivia, August, 2015
Executive Summary
Despite a growing awareness of subsidy instability, knowledge remains limited regarding its determinants and how families and their child care providers respond to a break in program enrollment. In an effort to address this knowledge gap and to…
Enchautegui Maria E., Johnson Martha C., Gelatt Julia, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
Growing shares of US workers operate on nonstandard schedules, with the majority of their work hours falling outside the traditional workday. Such workers who also have children have special child care needs because they require nontraditional child…
Sandstrom Heather, Gelatt Julia, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
We analyze data from the National Survey of Early Care and Education to: 1) document the parental preferences and child care arrangements of immigrant families with young children; 2) determine the factors that predict immigrant families' child care…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Given that children of immigrants form a growing share of the population of young children in the country, policymakers wishing to ensure that their prekindergarten programs are reaching children who could benefit from early education must continue…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, March, 2014
Executive Summary
Given that children of immigrants form a growing share of the population of young children in the country, policymakers wishing to ensure that their prekindergarten programs are reaching children who could benefit from early education must continue…
Gelatt Julia, Sandstrom Heather, February, 2014
Reports & Papers
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's emphasis on fighting poverty in New York City focused particularly on three populations: the working poor, young adults, and children from birth to age 5. As a part of the focus on young children, and in response to…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, February, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The first step in enrolling more children of immigrants into prekindergarten is getting the word out about available programs. The experts we interviewed shared their strategies for identifying immigrant families and community needs, promoting…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, February, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Immigrant parents may need extra assistance enrolling their children in prekindergarten if they face language and literacy barriers, transportation and work schedule challenges, or difficulties providing documentation. The experts we interviewed…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, February, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
As word gets out to immigrant families about available, desirable prekindergarten (pre-K) programs, outreach can become self-sustaining. To get there, programs need to build trust and good relationships with parents and communities. They also need…