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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
Ludwig Jens, Phillips Deborah A., September, 2010
Other
A discussion of the tradeoffs between funding policies that expand access to early childhood programs and funding those that increase their cost and intensity
Daro Deborah, Dodge Kenneth A., September, 2010
Other
Many argue that the expansion of home visitation should be built solely around programs that have been proven through carefully structured clinical trials that engage a well-specified target population. We believe this approach is valuable but…
Matthews Hannah, Ewen Danielle, August, 2010
Other
A discussion of federal, state, and local policies and initiatives that could ease the barriers to quality early childhood education and care that face children of immigrants
Eastham Elizabeth A., 10 May, 2010
Other
An examination of policy provisions related to access to and funding for state early childhood education programs for 4-year-old children in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin
Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization, April 06, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A profile of the availability and provision of prekindergarten programs in Texas, including information on program funding mechanisms and arguments for the expansion of the state's prekindergarten programs
Boylan Ellen, Goldman Dan, February, 2010
Other
A discussion of provisions in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requiring state and local school districts to educate preschool-age children with disabilities in typical early childhood programs, with recommendations to…
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…
Center for Law and Social Policy, March, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
State policy recommendations for ensuring linguistically and culturally appropriate child care information is available to parents of infants and toddlers
Center for Law and Social Policy, March, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of policy recommendations for increasing the child care access of children in immigrant families
Dotterer Aryn M., Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Pianta Robert C., 2009
Reports & Papers
A comparison of classroom characteristics and preschooler achievement outcomes in universal and targeted pre-k programs based on a sample of over 400 children in over 800 classrooms
National Women's Law Center, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of provisions in a proposed bill to establish an Early Learning Challenge Fund, which would offer states incentives to improve early learning through competitve grants
National Women's Law Center, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of provisions in the Prepare All Kids Act, a bill to provide states with funding to provide at least one year of high-quality prekindergarten for children, with a focus on children from low-income families and children with special needs
Matthews Hannah, Ewen Danielle, 04 February, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of funding for child care and early education programs in the fiscal year 2009 President's budget