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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Center for Education and Workforce, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This spring, following the dramatic changes resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Chamber Foundation began an in-depth study to understand the implications for families, the childcare industry, and employers. The report that follows, and…
Pages Remy, Lukes Dylan J., Bailey Drew H., Duncan Greg J., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using an additional decade of data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Children and Young Adults (CNLSY), this study replicated and extended Deming’s evaluation of Head Start’s life cycle skill formation impacts in three ways.…
Washington STEM, Washington Communities for Children, November, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief examines the state of early learning and care in Southwest Washington. Areas of focus include: economic impact on employers, families, and child care programs as small businesses; early learning workforce; access, affordability, and…
Li Hao, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper examines the effect of universal pre-kindergarten (pre-k) on the labor force participation of mothers with pre-k-aged children in Oklahoma and Georgia. I apply the synthetic control method (SCM) to Current Population Survey (CPS) data to…
University of Montana--Missoula. Bureau of Business and Economic Research, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
From January through April of 2020 University of Montana's Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) conducted a survey to examine the economic impact inadequate child care has on Montana parents, employers and taxpayers. The survey was paid…
University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Bureau of Business Research, 04 August, 2020
Reports & Papers
When parents face inadequate childcare, they may choose family over work. This has implications for their incomes, firms' outputs, and state tax revenues. This study estimates the economic and tax revenue impacts of inadequate childcare for Nebraska…
Sirota Alexandra Forter, April, 2020
Other
The effectiveness of North Carolina's response to the COVID-19 pandemic should be measured by how it supports families and children in staying healthy and safe and how it minimizes the economic harm to our families and communities from necessary…
Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), March, 2020
Reports & Papers
This paper forecasts the life-cycle treatment effects on health of a high-quality early childhood program. Our predictions combine microsimulation using non-experimental data with experimental data from a midlife long-term follow-up. The follow-up…
Decker-Woodrow Lauren, Muroga Atsuko, Bowden A. Brooks, Lamey Gay, March, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report provides results from the evaluation of the costs, benefits, and returns on investment associated with the Pre-K 4 SA initiative in San Antonio. Recent evaluations have shown that children who received Pre-K 4 SA’s full-day, yearlong pre…
Decker-Woodrow Lauren, Muroga Atsuko, Bowden A. Brooks, Lamey Gay, March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Westat, in collaboration with Teachers College Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania, has conducted a benefit-cost analysis of the Pre-K 4 SA initiative, to provide the citizens of San Antonio and city policy makers with an…
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Blair Hunter, 15 January, 2020
Reports & Papers
While a comprehensive and high-quality ECE system would require a large infusion of dedicated financing, it is important to understand that we are not starting from scratch. A substantial down payment has already been made through the explicit and…
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Whitebook Marcy, Mokhiber Zane, Austin Lea J. E., 15 January, 2020
Other
This resource is an interactive online tool with individual state information. State fact sheets estimate the costs of a fully phased-in overhaul of each state's early care and education system, based on outlined core principles of a values-based…
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, 2020
Reports & Papers
In this study we looked at the causes of childcare challenges as well as motivations behind why parents select various childcare providers. Knowing many employers want to facilitate more access to childcare but do not know where to begin, we sought…
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, 2020
Executive Summary
In this study we looked at the causes of childcare challenges as well as motivations behind why parents select various childcare providers. Knowing many employers want to facilitate more access to childcare but do not know where to begin, we sought…
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children, 2020
Reports & Papers
In this study we looked at the causes of childcare challenges as well as motivations behind why parents select various childcare providers. Knowing many employers want to facilitate more access to childcare but do not know where to begin, we sought…