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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Weixler Lindsay Bell, Lincove Jane A., Gerry Alica, 07 December, 2017
Reports & Papers
We investigate how school decentralization affects the supply of optional educational services by examining changes in pre-Kindergarten (pre-K) offerings in New Orleans during the transition to a majority-charter system. In this setting, pre-K will…
Weixler Lindsay Bell, Lincove Jane A., Gerry Alica, 07 December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In this study, we examine how the growth of charter schools in New Orleans affected pre-kindergarten (pre-K) program offerings as the school system transitioned from a centralized school system to an almost-all-charter district. In Louisiana,…
Johnson-Staub Christine, December, 2017
Other
This brief takes a deep dive into racial equity in child care and early education, along with the historic and current systemic underpinnings that shape policies and programs. It looks most closely at the major funding streams for child care and…
McLean Caitlin, Naumann Ingela K., Koslowski Alison Smith, December, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A burgeoning comparative literature has identified the centrality of childcare policy and provision in promoting parental, and specifically maternal, participation in paid employment across countries. This literature has focused on the importance of…
Utah. Department of Workforce Services. Office of Child Care, Utah. Department of Workforce Services. Research & Analysis, December, 2017
Reports & Papers
Overall, 29 additional child care providers were reported by Child Care Licensing compared to the 2015 Market Rate Study. Losses only occurred in Residential Certified with nine fewer than the previous study. There were 12 additional providers in…
Davis Elizabeth E., Karoly Lynn A., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Caronongan Pia, Tout Kathryn, Banghart Patti, Shaw Sara H., Partika Anne, December, 2017
Other
The intent of the brief is to provide a concise synthesis of existing research and expert guidance on methods States and Territories can use to collect information on child care prices and costs to inform child care subsidy payment rates. The brief…
Davis Elizabeth E., Karoly Lynn A., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Caronongan Pia, Tout Kathryn, Banghart Patti, Shaw Sara H., Partika Anne, December, 2017
Executive Summary
States and Territories now face new considerations when collecting data to inform the process of setting provider payment rates. This brief provides information on key issues and criteria for choosing whether to conduct a market rate survey, use an…
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, November, 2017
Reports & Papers
The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, in consultation with a statewide advisory group and national early childhood finance experts, has built new, Kentucky-specific cost models for high-quality early care and education. The models are…
Novoa Cristina, Hamm Katie, 31 October, 2017
Other
This document discusses the economic benefits of universal preschool for four-year-olds in the United States.
Matsui Amy K., Adams Gina, Burnett Carol, 10 October, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar discusses the challenges and opportunities involved when parents need both education/training and child care access/support. Viewers will learn about Bridging the Gap, a project that examines how child care intersects with postsecondary…
Matsui Amy K., Adams Gina, Burnett Carol, 10 October, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses the challenges and opportunities involved when parents need both education/training and child care access/support. Viewers will learn about Bridging the Gap, a project that examines…
Taylor Yesim Sayin, Zickuhr Kathryn, October, 2017
Reports & Papers
This report describes the current landscape of out-of-school time (OST) programs in the District of Columbia. It takes stock of existing OST programs and assesses the extent to which these programs are meeting the needs of children and youth…
Taylor Yesim Sayin, Zickuhr Kathryn, October, 2017
Executive Summary
This report describes the current landscape of out-of-school time (OST) programs in the District of Columbia. The report's purpose is twofold: First, to take stock of existing OST programs, and second, to assess the extent to which these programs…
Guzman Lina, Hickman Shelby, Turner Kimberly, Gennetian Lisa A., October, 2017
Reports & Papers

After decades of lagging behind, Latino children--including those who are low-income--are enrolling in ECE programs at rates approaching those of their low-income white peers, at least among preschool-aged children. However, we still know little…

Barr Andrew, Gibbs Chloe, October, 2017
Reports & Papers
Despite substantial evidence that resources and outcomes are transmitted across generations, there has been limited inquiry into the extent to which anti-poverty programs actually disrupt the cycle of bad outcomes. We explore how the effects of the…