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Bassok Daphna, Miller Luke, Galdo Eva, Johnson Amanda J., November, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief describes Florida's Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (VPK), which serves a higher percentage of four-year-olds than any other state preschool program in the country. In 2005, Florida introduced VPK, a free, universal preschool initiative…
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Loeb Susanna, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Universal preschool policies introduced in Georgia and Oklahoma offer an opportunity to investigate the impact of government intervention on provision of childcare. Since Georgia used a voucher-like program and Oklahoma utilized its existing public…
Kottelenberg Michael J., Lehrer Steven F. (Steven Fredrick), June, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The rising participation of women in paid work has not only heightened demand for universal early education and care programs but also led to increased use of childcare amongst children at earlier ages. Prior research investigating Quebec's…
Greene Vanessa, Joshi Puja, Street Catherine, Wallace Emma, Kurtz Ashley, April, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report presents a summary of some of the key findings from a baseline survey of schools carried out as part of an implementation study examining what works in developing and delivering two year old provision in schools. The findings show the…
Committee for Hispanic Children and Families. Latino Coalition for Early Care and Education, February, 2014
Other
The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc. commissioned this paper to highlight the main components that a successful UPK initiative should include and provide recommendations regarding the needs of Dual Language Learners. (author…
Committee for Hispanic Children and Families. Latino Coalition for Early Care and Education, February, 2014
Executive Summary
The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc. commissioned this paper to highlight the main components that a successful UPK initiative should include and provide recommendations regarding the needs of Dual Language Learners. (author…
Piano Michelle, January, 2014
Other
This paper explores the relationship between income inequality, equality of opportunity, and universal childcare. After providing a succinct overview of Canada's childcare system, the paper explores how universal childcare facilitates equality of…
Rhode Island Kids Count (Organization), 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Rhode Island State Pre-K program, focusing on funded Pre-K slots for school years 2009-2010 through projected slots in 2021-2022 under both current and accelerated expansion plans.
Herbst Chris M., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the Lanham Act of 1940, a heavily subsidized and universal child care program that was administered throughout the U.S. during World War II. I begin by estimating the impact of the Lanham Act on…
Irvine Susan, Farrell Ann, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Australian educators are currently engaging with wide-ranging, national early childhood reform that is reshaping Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). The Australian reform agenda reflects many of the early childhood policy directions…
Dotterer Aryn M., Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Pianta Robert C., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Concerns about school readiness especially among children from low-income families have resulted in massive funding of state pre-kindergarten (pre-K) programmes. Pre-K programmes differ in whether they are universal (i.e. available to all children)…
Brown Cynthia, Herman Juliana, Lazarin Melissa, Linden Michael, Post Sasha, Tanden Neera, 06 February, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A presentation of a policy proposal for the federal government to introduce universal preschool for 3- and 4-year-old children and expand access to child care subsidies for infants and toddlers
Kottelenberg Michael J., Lehrer Steven F. (Steven Fredrick), February, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of the implementation of the Quebec Family Policy, a universal child care policy initiative, to parental health outcomes and to child cognitive, motor and social, and behavioral outcomes, based on data from the National…
Felfe Christina, Nollenberger Natalia, Rodriguez-Planas Nuria, January, 2013
Reports & Papers
What happens to children's long-run cognitive development when introducing universal high-quality childcare for 3-year olds mainly crowds out maternal care? To answer this question we exploit a natural experiment framework and employ a difference-in…
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Loeb Susanna, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of changes in the child care supply, in both the public and private sectors, to the introduction of universal preschool programs in Georgia and Oklahoma, based on two datasets compiled from Internal Revenue Service…