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Fuller Bruce, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
We tracked the location of new child seats in the opening year of Mr. de Blasio's pre-k effort. This brief first details varying levels of growth in the count of seats situated in public schools, looking across the city's boroughs and communities,…
Andreoli Francesco, Havnes Tarjei, Lefranc Arnaud, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
This paper develops a criterion to assess equalization of opportunity that is consistent with theoretical views of equality of opportunity. We characterize inequality of opportunity as a situation where some groups in society enjoy an illegitimate…
Bernstein Jeff, Schuster Luc, 07 April, 2014
Other
In this report we explore the current landscape of early education and care in Massachusetts, looking at where kids are served and identifying groups of children receiving no formal care at all. Based on our estimates of which children are being…
Havnes Tarjei, Mogstad Magne, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
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…
South Carolina Education Oversight Committee, 21 January, 2014
Reports & Papers
The General Assembly created and funded the Child Development Education Pilot Program (CDEPP) with a budget proviso in Fiscal Year 2006-07. CDEPP provides for a full-day early childhood education for at-risk children who are four-year-olds by…
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…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This document represents the Final Evaluation Report of the Project "Expanding Early Learning Opportunities for Vulnerable Children". The first chapter of the report provides an overview of the context and describes the main features of the Project…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Executive Summary
This document represents the Final Evaluation Report of the Project "Expanding Early Learning Opportunities for Vulnerable Children". The first chapter of the report provides an overview of the context and describes the main features of the Project…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Other
Appendices from an evaluation of an initiative to increase access to high-quality preschool education for vulnerable children in Serbia
Van Lancker Wim, Ghysels Joris, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Childcare services are increasingly regarded as a major policy lever to mitigate social inequalities. Such services are believed to be effective in reducing poverty and increasing employment rates by allowing both parents to engage in paid…
New Zealand. Education Review Office, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Equity Funding is one of the Ministry of Education's funding schemes for eligible licensed early childhood services to support and enrol vulnerable children in high quality ECE, retain these children in ECE and support their successful transition to…
New Zealand. Education Review Office, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
In this evaluation, ERO investigated the extent to which 15 Pacific early childhood services reviewed in Term 4, 2012 and Term 1, 2013 effectively used Equity Funding to support Pacific children's participation in quality early childhood education.…
Bauernschuster Stefan, Hener Timo, Rainer Helmut, April, 2013
Reports & Papers
Germany has the lowest birth rate among all OECD countries. To encourage fertility, the federal government has recently introduced a set of reforms that led to a substantial expansion of public child care for under three year old children. Using…
Bauernschuster Stefan, Schlotter Martin, April, 2013
Reports & Papers
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…
United States. Government Accountability Office, 16 January, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of United States Department of Defense child care policies for serving children with special needs, based on a review of documents and interviews with key informants