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Rutter Jill, Evans Ben, Singler Rosanna, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
An examination of challenges to the implementation in London of an initiative to offer free early education to disadvantaged 2-year-old children in England, based on a literature review, a survey of early years heads in London local authorities, 5…
Rutter Jill, Evans Ben, Singler Rosanna, December, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of challenges to the implementation in London of an initiative to offer free early education to disadvantaged 2-year-old children in England, based on a literature review, a survey of early years heads in London local…
Havnes Tarjei, Mogstad Magne, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
Many developed countries currently consider a move towards a universal child care program. The challenge in assessing the case for universal child care programs is that the evidence base is scarce. We analyze the staged expansion of subsidized,…
Chase Richard A., April, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of four options to expand access to early learning programs for children from low income families in Minnesota
Van Lancker Wim, Ghysels Joris, April, 2011
Reports & Papers
The main goal of this paper is to unravel the social distribution of childcare policies: who benefits from government investment on public childcare? If childcare policies are mainly used by those already working, and (scarce) budgetary resources…
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
Schilder Diane, Kimura Stephanie, Elliott Kimberly, Curenton Stephanie M., January, 2011
Reports & Papers
An examination of the influence of state-funded prekindergarten expansion policies and practices on child care quality and supply in New York and Ohio, based on analyses of qualitative data, secondary data, and policy documents
University of British Columbia. Human Early Learning Partnership, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of universal and targeted approaches to early childhood service coverage in British Columbia, Canada
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…