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Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), Stoney Louise, September, 2019
Other
A well-trained and qualified early care and education (ECE) workforce is essential to produce desired results: children eager to learn, happy, healthy, and well-prepared to succeed in school and life. Attracting and retaining such a workforce is a…
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, September, 2019
Executive Summary
This summary discusses the importance of high-quality child care and of a high-quality early childhood workforce; the low compensation of the workforce; and a workforce investment credit, modeled on Louisiana's School Readiness Tax Credits, that is…
Rodgers Luke P., November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The cost of child care can affect a family's employment, location, and commuting decisions. Child care tax credits are intended to relieve the financial burden of child care for working families, yet the benefit incidence may fall on child care…
National Women's Law Center, June, 2018
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…
National Women's Law Center, March, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides policy updates to six states' child and dependent care tax credits, based on 2017 legislative updates. Provision changes are effective for tax year 2017 in Colorado, Louisiana, and Minnesota; and in tax year 2018 for Kansas…
Purtle Jonathan, Langellier Brent, Le-Scherban Felice, January/February 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Context: Policymakers are increasingly proposing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes as an evidence-based strategy to reduce chronic disease risk; and local health departments (LHDs) are well-positioned to play a role in SSB policy development and…
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)
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…