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Council of Economic Advisers (U.S.), December, 2016
Other
Researchers have made progress understanding how families with young children make decisions given available options, how the economic and policy environment can affect their options, and the impacts these decisions have on families, communities,…
United States. Department of Education, October, 2016
Other
The Department's strategic goal for early learning is to improve the health, social-emotional, and cognitive outcomes for all children from birth through third grade. This will ensure that all children, particularly those with high needs, are on…
Derrick-Mills Teresa, Burchinal Margaret, Peters H. Elizabeth, De Marco Allison, Forestieri Nina, Fyffe Saunji, Hanson Devlin, Heller Caroline, Pratt Eleanor, Sandstrom Heather, Triplett Timothy, Woods Tyler, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
The Head Start Designation Renewal System (DRS) was created in 2011 as an accountability system to determine whether Head Start grantees are delivering high quality and comprehensive services and to implement a competitive grant making process in…
Derrick-Mills Teresa, Burchinal Margaret, Peters H. Elizabeth, De Marco Allison, Forestieri Nina, Fyffe Saunji, Hanson Devlin, Heller Caroline, Pratt Eleanor, Sandstrom Heather, Triplett Timothy, Woods Tyler, September, 2016
Executive Summary
In 2011, ACF expanded its accountability provisions for the Head Start program through the implementation of the Head Start Designation Renewal System (DRS). Before 2011, Head Start grants were awarded for indefinite periods. The Improving Head…
Derrick-Mills Teresa, Burchinal Margaret, Peters H. Elizabeth, De Marco Allison, Forestieri Nina, Fyffe Saunji, Hanson Devlin, Heller Caroline, Pratt Eleanor, Sandstrom Heather, Triplett Timothy, Woods Tyler, September, 2016
Other
The appendices included in this volume are the technical companions to the Early Implementation of the Head Start Designation Renewal System: Volume I (Derrick-Mills et al. 2016) report. This volume supplements volume I by providing additional…
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Evaluation and Inspections, August, 2016
Reports & Papers
To review the second cohort of grantees to undergo DRS assessment and recompetition, we combined data on (1) grantees' characteristics; (2) their performance histories; (3) the DRS determinations as to which grantees had their grants automatically…
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Evaluation and Inspections, August, 2016
Executive Summary
To review the second cohort of grantees to undergo DRS assessment and recompetition, we combined data on (1) grantees' characteristics; (2) their performance histories; (3) the DRS determinations as to which grantees had their grants automatically…
Tschantz Jennifer M., Dubno Janis A., Spiker Donna, 08 June, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar provides an introduction to Pay for Success (PFS), a funding model in which private investors finance the cost of operating a social program that has the potential to save the government money in the long term. Presenters discuss the…
Tschantz Jennifer M., Dubno Janis A., Spiker Donna, 08 June, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides an introduction to Pay for Success (PFS), a funding model in which private investors finance the cost of operating a social program that has the potential to save the government money…
Iverson Sarah, Leventhal-Weiner Rachel, May, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief presents an overview of early care and education provisions in Connecticut's final fiscal year 2017 budget.
Bivens Josh, Garcia Emma, Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Weiss Elaine, Wilson Valerie, 06 April, 2016
Other
This report reviews the evidence on why a major investment in America's children is such a promising economic strategy that can provide substantial social benefits--and that would more than pay for itself over time. (author abstract)
Crow Sarah, Rock Leila, April, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report describes one piece of the state's approach to building and maintaining a QRIS, namely first year of the CSPP Block Grant program. California's QRIS is distinct from other states' systems, including in its emphasis on local control. To…
Crow Sarah, Rock Leila, April, 2016
Executive Summary
This summary highlights findings from the first year report on the California State Preschool QRIS Block Grant, based on counties' block grant funding applications. Implications and policy recommendations are included.
Adema Willem, Clarke Chris, Frey Valerie, April-June 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The United States is at a crossroads in its policies for families and women. Currently, the United States provides basic support for children, fathers, and mothers in the form of unpaid parental leave, child-related tax breaks, and limited public…
Matthews Hannah, Walker Christina, March, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides analysis of national trends for spending and participation in CCDBG- and TANF-funded child care in federal fiscal year (FY) 2014--October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014--based on the most recent state-reported data available from…