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Halkitis Sophia, Drobnjak Marija, Hornick-Becker Daryl, Kimiagar Bijan, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
To better inform needed actions, this brief examines two economic dimensions of access to child care — child care cost burden and affordability. For both analyses, data on the cost of either center-based or home-based child care in New York City…
Madill Rebecca, Gebhart Tracy, Halle Tamara, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Paying for child care can place a burden on households, especially those with low incomes. Currently, there is a dearth of knowledge regarding whether households obtain higher-quality child care when they pay higher prices for that care. To that end…
Madill Rebecca, Gebhart Tracy, Halle Tamara, November, 2020
Executive Summary
This report uses an integrated set of nationally representative surveys of center-based ECE providers and center-based ECE workforce members—the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE)—to identify the relationship between the…
Child Care Aware of America, September, 2020
Other
These appendices provide data related to the main report: child care market rates for center-based and family child care, by child's age and by state.
Sirota Alexandra Forter, Borom Greg, McHugh Patrick, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
On the path to addressing the current inequities of the market rate calculations for fully valuing the expense of providing quality early childhood care and education in the state, a subcommittee of the Subsidy Advisory Committee to the North…
Bipartisan Policy Center. Early Childhood Initiative, May, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
While most industries are concerned about the long-term impact of forced closures and drops in revenue, the child care industry faces additional issues, including extremely limited public financing, an artificially depressed market, and payment…
University of Texas at Austin. Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing, University of Texas at Austin. Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report summarizes child care market rate data for the entire state of Texas and for each of its 28 local workforce development areas (LWDAs). In this 2020 report, as was done in recent years, market rates for child care are estimated using a…
University of Texas at Austin. Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing, University of Texas at Austin. Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2020
Other
This supplement to the 2020 Texas Child Care Market Rate Survey consists of market rate tables by area, further broken down by age group and facility type. Also included are percentile analysis (board regular maximum rates/ board maximum enhanced…
Moldow Erika, Davis Elizabeth E., Carlson Barbara Lepidus, January, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Federal funding from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) enables states to offset the cost of child care for eligible low-income families to support parental employment and promote healthy child development. The federal government sets a…
Vermont. Child Development Division, 2020
Reports & Papers

In addition to the market rate survey, this year's report includes a cost of care report, which estimates the operational costs of child care programs in Vermont based on different levels of quality. It then compares cost of care estimates and…

Vermont. Child Development Division, 2020
Executive Summary

This report is completed at least every three years as required by the federal Child Care Development Fund which funds Vermont’s Child Care Financial Assistance Program (CCFAP). This report includes: - An analysis of the rates child care programs…

NC Budget & Tax Center, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An affordable and accessible child care industry requires a bolder public commitment of resources. One concrete response that policymakers can make now to stabilize the system as financing is restructured for long-term sustainability is to create a…
Pennsylvania. Office of Child Development and Early Learning, 2020
Reports & Papers
In August 2019, OCDEL staff developed a plan for the upcoming MRS. A series of meetings were held to determine the best course of action for administering the survey, and communicating with the field of child care providers. Like the 2016 MRS, staff…
McKelvey Lorraine, Johnson Danya, Forsman J. Andrew, September 2019
Reports & Papers

This study reports the prices of child care in Arkansas in 2019. The analysis was conducted by evaluators at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Research and Evaluation Division (DFPM/RED…

McKelvey Lorraine, Johnson Danya, Forsman J. Andrew, September 2019
Executive Summary

This study reports the prices of child care in Arkansas in 2019. The analysis was conducted by evaluators at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Research and Evaluation Division (DFPM/RED…