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Bires Carie, Kenefick Beth, Gunderson Anne, 2018
Reports & Papers
With generous funding from the Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation and the support of the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), YWCA Greater Pittsburgh partnered with Ounce of Prevention Fund (the Ounce) to identify…
Bires Carie, Kenefick Beth, Gunderson Anne, 2018
Executive Summary
With generous funding from the Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation and the support of the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), YWCA Greater Pittsburgh partnered with Ounce of Prevention Fund (the Ounce) to identify…
Gulosino Charisse, Maxwell Phoebe, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this article, the Tennessee's Voluntary Prekindergarten (TN-VPK) program in general and the Shelby County Schools' VPK program in particular are analyzed using the policy instruments of regulation, finance, and support services. The geospatial…
Elbaum Batya, Celimli-Aksoy Seniz, Marshall Jennifer, Berkovits Michelle D., January-March 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In recent years, many states have narrowed their eligibility criteria for participation in the IDEA Part C early intervention (EI) program for infants and toddlers with or at risk for developmental delays. However, there is scant research on the…
Winton Pamela J., Eile Julia Martin, Parikshak Sangeeta, Kavulic Christy L., November, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar focuses on access as a feature of high-quality inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood programs. Presenters address federal policy (including Head Start policies) regarding referral, screening, evaluation, and…
Winton Pamela J., Eile Julia Martin, Parikshak Sangeeta, Kavulic Christy L., 12 October, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that focuses on access as a feature of high-quality inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood programs. Presenters address federal policy (including Head Start policies) regarding…
Van Lancker Wim, Ghysels Joris, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Childcare services are increasingly regarded a major policy lever to combat social inequalities in early life. Yet, it was shown that inequality in the use of childcare services is the norm rather than the exception in European and Organisation for…
Havnes Tarjei, Mogstad Magne, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We assess the case for universal child care programs in the context of a Norwegian reform which led to a large scale expansion of subsidized child care. We use non-linear difference-in-differences methods to estimate the quantile treatment effects…
Carlsson Sissa, Thomsen Stephan Lothar, April, 2015
Reports & Papers
The undersupply of spots in German daycare facilities for toddlers challenges parents' possibilities to work. To ease the situation, the government implemented a new law entitling every child between ages one and three to daycare supervision for…
Bauernschuster Stefan, Schlotter Martin, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Public child care is expected to assist families in reconciling work with family life. Yet, empirical evidence for the relevance of public child care to maternal employment is inconclusive. We exploit the introduction of a legal claim to a place in…
University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Human Development, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
This research brief informs the debate by illuminating which communities and families have benefited thus far from Mr. de Blasio's expansion of pre-k. We situate this growth in the city's wider infrastructure of child-care and preschool centers into…
Minnesota. Department of Human Services, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
This report describes Minnesota's progress toward increasing the number of Parent Aware participating programs, and offers strategies for overcoming barriers to growth. Parent Aware expanded to offer Parent Aware ratings in all 87 counties and…
Minnesota. Department of Human Services, February, 2015
Executive Summary
This report describes Minnesota's progress toward increasing the number of Parent Aware participating programs, and offers strategies for overcoming barriers to growth. Parent Aware expanded to offer Parent Aware ratings in all 87 counties and…
Fuller Bruce, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
We tracked the location of new child seats in the opening year of Mr. de Blasio's pre-k effort. This brief first details varying levels of growth in the count of seats situated in public schools, looking across the city's boroughs and communities,…
Andreoli Francesco, Havnes Tarjei, Lefranc Arnaud, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
This paper develops a criterion to assess equalization of opportunity that is consistent with theoretical views of equality of opportunity. We characterize inequality of opportunity as a situation where some groups in society enjoy an illegitimate…