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First Five Years Fund, 18 December, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides early learning funding levels (current and anticipated) for key programs, such as Head Start, Preschool Development Grants, and Child Care and Development Block Grants, for fiscal years (FY) 19 and 20.
Dynia Jaclyn M., Koury Abel J., Dore Rebecca A., Winter 2019
Reports & Papers
Legislation passed in 2012 requires all early childhood education programs receiving PFCC to apply for and receive acceptance into the SUTQ system by July 1, 2020. At the time of publication, with the 2020 deadline pending, many programs across the…
Dynia Jaclyn M., Koury Abel J., Dore Rebecca A., Winter 2019
Executive Summary
Child care quality, accessibility, and affordability are critical concerns for families, especially those experiencing poverty. In Ohio, child care quality is regulated and monitored through Step Up to Quality (SUTQ), a tiered rating system that…
United States. Office of Child Care, November, 2019
Reports & Papers
This priorities report includes analysis of ACF-801 administrative data and summary information from 2019-2021 CCDF state plans. The CCDBG Act of 2014, and associated 2016, CCDF regulation require additional data elements to be reported by states,…
Petrik Will, November, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Every two years, Ohio lawmakers debate and pass a two-year budget. The state budget process is an opportunity for all Ohioans to encourage lawmakers to build a better future for children, adults and families. All families need access to high-quality…
National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families, November, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This review draws from a recent Child Trends report examining spending of these funds across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and builds on a broader profile of work by Center researchers, including an analysis of state-…
Cooper Susanna, September, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In this brief you will find: An overview of the various early childhood education programs in California; - A primer on the evidence of quality early childhood education and later success in school; - An overview of the return on investment offered…
Maryland. Office of Legislative Audits, September, 2019
Reports & Papers
We have conducted a fiscal compliance audit of the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) of the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for the period beginning July 1, 2014 and ending December 31, 2017. The audit was conducted in accordance with…
United States. Government Accountability Office, August, 2019
Reports & Papers
The federal government supports student parents through Education's CCAMPIS program, which provides colleges funding for child care services, and federal student aid, which can also help students pay for child care. GAO was asked to provide…
United States. Government Accountability Office, August, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The federal government supports student parents through Education's CCAMPIS program, which provides colleges funding for child care services, and federal student aid, which can also help students pay for child care. GAO was asked to provide…
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Whitebook Marcy, Mokhiber Zane, Austin Lea J. E., 23 July, 2019
Other
This paper makes the case for aligning the costs of our ECE system with what is required to create a strong and sustainable system. Herein, we model a system to meet the needs of all families in California and solve the myriad problems the current…
Koury Abel J., O'Leary Jamie, Justice Laura M., Logan Jessica A. R., Uanhoro James, Summer 2019
Reports & Papers
A current state requirement regarding child care programming may have enormous implications for many of Ohio's most vulnerable families who rely on funding for child care. Specifically, by 2020, any Ohio child care provider that accepts Publicly…
Fine Rebecca, June, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This issue brief looks at Oklahoma's utilization of increased federal funding from the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) for FY 2019 and FY 2020. Areas examined include provider rate increases, eligibility and copayments, quality…
Baron Kathryn, Stipek Deborah J., Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Arambula Anna, Harris Vickie Ramos, June, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Access to affordable preschool programs is a crucial issue for improving kindergarten readiness for 3- to 5-year-olds, but research shows that the quality of teaching and learning in those programs is just as essential. Across the country, states…
Jessen-Howard Steven, 15 May, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A Center for American Progress analysis of the latest budget proposals of governors from 49 states --as well as the mayor of Washington, D.C.--reveals that the nation's governors have proposed a combined $2.9 billion in new state funding for child…