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Public Sector Consultants, Inc., 14 December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report examines whether the decline in licensed care exceeds the decline in the number of children needing care. The report does this by comparing the recent history of licensed child care programs to population data. Licensing data from 2010…
Jones Colin A., 03 December, 2018
Other
After-school and out-of-school time (ASOST) learning opportunities are available to some, but not all, Massachusetts students who could benefit from such programs. This report surveys the child population and existing ASOST programs in Massachusetts…
Public Sector Consultants, Inc., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
To better understand the current state of child care in northwest lower Michigan and how the community can improve access and affordability, Networks Northwest partnered with Public Sector Consultants (PSC) to analyze available data and interview…
Malik Rasheed, Hamm Katie, Schochet Leila, Novoa Cristina, Workman Simon, Jessen-Howard Steven, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
To better understand the U.S. supply of licensed child care and national trends in families' proximity to child care, the Center for American Progress analyzed the geographic locations of licensed child care facilities, including centers and family…
Kids Count North Dakota (Project), December, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides an overview of potential child care need and licensed child capacity in North Dakota by county.
Hardy Erin, Joshi Pamela, Ha Yoonsook, Giapponi Schneider Kate, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report provides a synthesis of five years of geographic and spatial research related to issues of access to federally subsidized child care for low-income working families in Massachusetts. The purpose of this research synthesis is to: -…
Hardy Erin, Joshi Pamela, Ha Yoonsook, Giapponi Schneider Kate, December, 2018
Executive Summary
How can exploring issues of geography, access, and equity in subsidized child care in Massachusetts help to address pressing child care and early education policy questions? Researchers have been exploring this question over the past five years…
Missouri. Department of Social Services. Children's Division, Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), 30 November, 2018
Reports & Papers
In 2018, Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) was contracted by the Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS), Children's Division, to conduct a Federally-mandated Market Rate Survey of child care providers throughout the state. This report…
Vermont. General Assembly. Legislative Joint Fiscal Office, Barrett Stephanie, Wexler Chloe, 15 November, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report compiles data on a statewide and a county basis for each of the areas of regulated child care including center based care and registered home as requested in the statutory charge for this report, Sec E.318.3 of Act 11 of the 2018 Special…
Vermont. General Assembly. Legislative Joint Fiscal Office, Barrett Stephanie, Wexler Chloe, 15 November, 2018
Executive Summary
This is a summary of Vermont's statewide and county-by-county survey of available child care slots. It addresses the finding of recent home-based provider closures. It also discusses a 2.3% decline in the population of young children in Vermont.…
Baldiga Maura, Joshi Pamela, Hardy Erin, Acevedo-Garcia Dolores, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Recent studies have highlighted that child care is unaffordable for many U.S. families. This research brief goes deeper to understand child care affordability for parents with full-time, year-round jobs. These parents have a clear need for child…
Jones Stephanie M., Lesaux Nonie K., Hanno Emily C., Gonzalez Kathryn E., Guzman Rosa, Goodson Barbara D., Checkoway Amy, Nichols Austin, Freeman Brian, Ballinger Sarah, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Led by Professors Stephanie Jones and Nonie Lesaux, the Early Learning Study at Harvard (ELS@H), a cornerstone of the Zaentz Early Education Initiative (https://zaentz.gse.harvard.edu/), is a first-of-its-kind, statewide study designed to examine…
Workman Simon, Jessen-Howard Steven, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Using data from the Center for American Progress' "Where Does Your Child Care Dollar Go?" tool and new analysis that estimates the cost of home-based family child care, this report looks at this "giant math equation" specifically as it relates to…
Sandstrom Heather, Greenberg Erica, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Lou Cary, Adelstein Shirley, Runes Charmaine, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
In June 2017, the Council of the District of Columbia enacted the Child Care Study Act of 2017 to mandate a study of nontraditional-hour child care need and supply. The act defines nontraditional hours as any hours outside 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday…
Sandstrom Heather, Greenberg Erica, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Lou Cary, Adelstein Shirley, Runes Charmaine, November, 2018
Executive Summary
In June 2017, the Council of the District of Columbia enacted the Child Care Study Act of 2017 to mandate a study of nontraditional-hour child care need and supply. The act defines nontraditional hours as any hours outside 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday…