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Resnick Gary, Broadstone Meghan, Rosenberg Heidi, Kim S., September, 2015
Reports & Papers
The current study takes a quantitative approach to measuring collaboration by conducting a survey of early care and education leaders from multiple agencies from each state across the country. This approach helps to provide a better understanding of…
United States. Administration for Children and Families, May, 2015
Other
This report summarizes the activities of the State Advisory Councils on Early Childhood Education and Care that were funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The legislation required that recipient states and territories engage in…
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance Program, March, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This document provides a graphic representation of the governance structures in the 20 RTT-ELC Grantee States. Early learning program governance structures in States are complex and variable. This representation shows the placement of programs…

Child Care State Systems Specialist Network, February, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Several factors influence the administration and implementation of Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) services, including the existing programmatic and governance structure of the CCDF Lead Agency and other early childhood services. The…
Child Care State Systems Specialist Network, January, 2015
Other
Federal, State, and Territory governments have engaged in numerous efforts to create a more cohesive early care and education system for children and families. This has resulted in States and Territories creating different governance structures to…
Child Care State Systems Specialist Network, January, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program is state-operated and county-administered in 12 States: CA, CO, GA, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, PA, VA, WI; and the District of Columbia. The following table lists the administering agencies for key…
Child Care State Systems Specialist Network, January, 2015
Other
Federal, State, and Territory governments have engaged in numerous efforts to create a more cohesive early care and education system for children and families. This has resulted in States and Territories creating different governance structures to…
Matthews Hannah, 2015
Other
This is a statement in support of changes to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), mostly related to expected cooperation and requirements of state and local stakeholders receiving CCDBG funds.
Regenstein Elliot M., 2015
Other
To advance an understanding of the different systems of governance, this chapter defines three major system models: coordination, consolidation, and creation. It then identifies the key goals that should underlie any governance system regardless of…
Gomez Rebecca E., 2015
Other
In this chapter, I make a case for governance as the most important element of an ECE system by examining the strengths of governance, focusing on consolidated governance in particular. This argument is predicated on the results of a qualitative…
Dichter Harriet, 2015
Other
This chapter details my experiences with developing an approach to governance for early learning in Pennsylvania, and uses insights gained in the process to reflect more broadly on the importance of consolidated approaches to governance for the…
Del Grosso Patricia, Akers Lauren, Esposito Andrea M., Paulsell Diane, November, 2014
Literature Review
The purpose of this literature review, conducted as part of the Study of Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships, was to assess the current knowledge base for early care and education (ECE) partnerships, highlight promising models or components of…
Del Grosso Patricia, Akers Lauren, Esposito Andrea M., Paulsell Diane, November, 2014
Executive Summary
The purpose of this literature review, conducted as part of the Study of Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships, was to assess the current knowledge base for early care and education (ECE) partnerships, highlight promising models or components of…
Keystone Center, October, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
While policymakers and experts independently focus on health, early learning, and family support policies, children do not experience these things separately. It is important to identify shared goals and policies across these areas. The Alliance for…
Adamu Maryam, Hamm Katie, Vance Tim, Ahmad Farah Z., October, 2014
Other
This report explores how shifting economic and social trends are affecting infants and toddlers. It also makes a case for why policymakers should respond to these trends by increasing investments in this age group. The current approach to service…