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Batchelder Lily, Maag Elaine, Huang Chye-Ching, Horton Emily, December, 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed three tax benefits for child care: a credit for low-income families, an above-the-line deduction, and tax-subsidized savings accounts. While these proposals laudably bring attention to the…
National Women's Law Center, November, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document reports the child and dependent care tax provisions of twenty-five states (Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New…
Cascio Elizabeth U., October, 2017
Other
Child care is a necessity for working women with young children. Yet, the costs of high-quality center-based child care in the United States--particularly for children under age five--are prohibitively high for many families. In this proposal, I…
United States. Government Accountability Office, July, 2017
Reports & Papers
Millions of children age 5 and under participate each year in federally funded preschool and other early learning programs, or receive federally supported child care. Federal support for early learning and child care has evolved over time to meet…
United States. Government Accountability Office, July, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Millions of children age 5 and under participate each year in federally funded preschool and other early learning programs, or receive federally supported child care. Federal support for early learning and child care has evolved over time to meet…
United States. Government Accountability Office, July, 2017
Other
My statement summarizes the findings from the report we issued today, which examines (1) the programs that comprise the federal investment in early learning and child care; (2) the extent to which these programs are fragmented, overlap, or are…
Campbell Nancy D., Matsui Amy K., Edmonds Jillian, 16 May, 2017
Other
This memorandum summarizes changes to federal and state child and dependent care tax provisions that were enacted or took effect in 2016. (author abstract)
Wilson-Simmons Renee, Chaudry Ajay, Morrissey Taryn, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Ochshorn Susan, 27 April, 2017
Multimedia
The authors of the recently published Cradle to Kindergarten: A New Plan to Combat Inequality join this online book discussion to share their policy proposals toward ensuring all children have access to high-quality early childhood education and…
Wilson-Simmons Renee, Chaudry Ajay, Morrissey Taryn, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Ochshorn Susan, 27 April, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies an online book discussion in which the authors of the recently published Cradle to Kindergarten: A New Plan to Combat Inequality share their policy proposals toward ensuring all children have access to high-…
Whitebook Marcy, McLean Caitlin, April, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Many pre-K teachers across the nation are expected to earn a bachelor's degree, similar to their peers teaching older children. Yet salaries and benefits remain consistently lower for pre-K teachers than for elementary school teachers. Increasingly…
Whitehurst Grover J., 09 March, 2017
Other
The evidence shows clearly that many families need childcare and that licensed center-based care is not affordable for them. How can the federal government pay for it, assure that parents remain in the driver's seat, minimize unintended negative…
Whitehurst Grover J., 09 March, 2017
Executive Summary
The evidence shows clearly that many families need childcare and that licensed center-based care is not affordable for them. How can the federal government pay for it, assure that parents remain in the driver's seat, minimize unintended negative…
Gong Xiaodong, Breunig Robert, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We evaluate price subsidies and tax credits for childcare. We focus on partnered women's labour supply, household income and welfare, demand for childcare and government expenditure. Using Australian data, we estimate a joint, discrete structural…
Bornfreund Laura, Dichter Harriet, Calderon Miriam E., Garcia Amaya, March, 2017
Other
In this paper, we offer an introduction to ESSA, exploring major provisions that have implications for the early learning system. We cover opportunities for young children, birth through third grade. We touch upon both state and local opportunity…
Batchelder Lily, Maag Elaine, Huang Chye-Ching, Horton Emily, 28 February, 2017
Other
During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed three new tax benefits related to child care -- an expanded credit for low-income families, a deduction for higher income families, and a savings account. These proposals bring attention to the…