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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…
Crabtree Cathy, September, 2017
Reports & Papers
SummaSource at Auburn Montgomery collected and analyzed data from the 2017 Child Care Market Rate Survey in Alabama. The results of this survey are outlined in this report. This survey was conducted under the auspices of the Office of Child Care…
Crabtree Cathy, September, 2017
Executive Summary
SummaSource at Auburn Montgomery collected and analyzed data from the 2017 Child Care Market Rate Survey in Alabama. The results of this survey are outlined in this report. This survey was conducted under the auspices of the Office of Child Care…
Bright From the Start (Organization : Georgia), August, 2017
Reports & Papers
Care Solutions, Inc., a management consulting firm under contract with Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), conducted a survey of child care providers mid-fall of 2016 through winter of 2017 to determine…
Bright From the Start (Organization : Georgia), August, 2017
Executive Summary
Care Solutions, Inc., a management consulting firm under contract with Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), conducted a survey of child care providers mid-fall of 2016 through winter of 2017 to determine…
Knoche Lisa, Welch Greg W., Deng Qizhen, June, 2017
Reports & Papers
In 2017, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools (CYFS) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln agreed to conduct the MRS for child care in the state of Nebraska. The market rate survey meets the following benchmarks: (a…
South Dakota. Division of Child Care Services, May, 2017
Reports & Papers
This report provides results from a mandated market rate survey for the state of South Dakota. Survey questionnaires were created for four types of providers: Family Child Care, Group Family Child Care, Child Care Centers, and Out-of-School Time…
ICF, 14 April, 2017
Reports & Papers
The Market Rate Survey collects the data necessary to determine what the reimbursement ceilings should be for defined geographic areas throughout California. As required by the federal government, California conducts the Market Rate Survey every two…
ICF, 14 April, 2017
Executive Summary
The Market Rate Survey collects the data necessary to determine what the reimbursement ceilings should be for defined geographic areas throughout California. As required by the federal government, California conducts the Market Rate Survey every two…
Minnesota Initiative Foundations, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
The six regional Minnesota Initiative Foundations surveyed 333 child care centers to determine statewide average prices for center-based child care services and a profile of the state's child care center staff.
North Carolina. Department of Health and Human Services, 01 March, 2017
Reports & Papers
This is a pilot study to test a new methodology for calculating child care market rates in North Carolina. Included is a study of the association between star level and the variables of price, operating costs, and staff compensation. 2015 data was…
Hawaii. Department of Human Services. Audit, Quality Control and Research Office, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
This study examined current child care market rates in Hawaii. Monthly rate data was analyzed from a total of 636 child care providers. This data was obtained through surveys administered by the local CCR&R agency during the first half of 2016…
Ohio State University. Statistical Consulting Service, 11 January, 2017
Reports & Papers
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and The Ohio State University Statistical Consulting Service (SCS) worked together to design, administer, and analyze the 2016 Ohio Child Care Market Rate Survey. The goal of the survey is to…