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Slicker Gerilyn, Tang Jing, Kelly Cara L., December 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Finding affordable child care, especially for infants and toddlers, is incredibly challenging for low-income families. Child care subsidies can assist low-income working families with accessing child care and by expanding slots available for the…

Washington (State). Department of Commerce. Child Care Collaborative Task Force, 01 December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Washington State Child Care Collaborative Task Force (task force) is pleased to present this interim report to the Legislature and Governor Inslee. This report includes policy recommendations to begin building a high-quality, sustainable child…
Washington (State). Department of Commerce. Child Care Collaborative Task Force, 01 December, 2020
Executive Summary
This report includes policy recommendations to begin building a high-quality, sustainable child care system that supports Washington's children, families and communities. The task force, a broad coalition of child care providers, advocates,…
Sorenson Patricia, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Building a stronger child care sector in Michigan requires a fresh look at how the state finances child care, and the commitment to think creatively and act boldly to build the child care system that parents need to work and children need to thrive…
Dwyer Kelly, Minton Sarah, Kwon Danielle, Weisner Kennedy, December, 2020
Other
This Book of Tables presents key aspects of the differences in CCDF-funded programs across all 50 States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands as of October 1, 2019.…
Minton Sarah, Dwyer Kelly, Kwon Danielle, Weisner Kennedy, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief serves as a companion piece to the report “Key Cross-State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2019”, providing a graphical overview of some of the policy differences across States/Territories. Each year, State/Territory…
Michigan. Office of the Auditor General, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report summarizes the Child Care Fund (CCF) performance audit, which was conducted based on the following objectives: (1). To assess the sufficiency of MDHSS's efforts in monitoring the appropriateness of CCF expenditures reimbursed to counties…
Early Milestones Colorado, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Early Milestones conducted 30-minute phone interviews with 99 providers across 32 counties to evaluate providers’ understanding and interest in implementing contracted slots. Nearly three-fourths (72%) of interviewed providers accept the Colorado…
Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Legislative Policy and Research Office, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
House Bill 2346 directed the Task Force to make recommendations to the Legislature by December 31, 2020, to achieve the following: - Increase eligible families’ use of child care subsidies; and - Expand access to high-quality, subsidized child care…
Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Legislative Policy and Research Office, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The Task Force offers the following recommendations, organized from short- to long-term, although many recommendations overlap or are intertwined. Not all of the Task Force’s recommendations are presented as part of this executive summary: please…
Hassani-Nezhad Lena, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Childcare and women's employment decisions are intimately linked. I develop a dynamic model designed to analyse the effects of childcare subsidies on labour supply, fertility, marriage, and childcare decisions in a collective setting. In the model,…
Child Care Aware of America, November, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet addresses questions related to children experiencing homelessness: When are children and families considered homeless? What should child care professionals do to support homeless children and families? How are states required to use…
Chien Nina C., November 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This is an account of select Federal subsidy eligibility and use statistics. Included are the number of eligible children in 2017 vs. 2016, the percentage of eligible children receiving benefits, and subsidy receipt by age, family income, and…

First Five Years Fund, 30 October, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Recognizing the essential role of child care for children, working families, and the economy, Democrats and Republicans in Congress have sought to prioritize funding and other relief opportunities for child care providers as part of ongoing COVID-19…
Public Policy Associates, Incorporated, October 2020
Reports & Papers

This brief provides results and recommendations that came out of a survey of caseworkers (referred to as specialists) who help families seeking or receiving the child care subsidy, i.e. the Child Development and Care (CDC) assistance. The survey…