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Rachidi Angela, April 2021
Reports & Papers

In summer 2020, the American Enterprise Institute launched a longitudinal survey to better understand the changing dynamics of American families during this difficult time and assess federal efforts to mitigate hardship and support caretaking.…

Rachidi Angela, April 2021
Executive Summary

In summer 2020, the American Enterprise Institute launched a longitudinal survey to better understand the changing dynamics of American families during this difficult time and assess federal efforts to mitigate hardship and support caretaking.…

University of Texas at Austin. Child and Family Research Partnership. Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center, February, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
As of February 2021, a total of nine states and the District of Columbia have adopted policies providing for paid family leave statewide, and the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center conducted a systematic review to identify the causal impacts of such…
Rachidi Angela, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The coronavirus pandemic has placed caregiving at the top of many Americans’ minds. Recent upticks in teleworking arrangements, along with the widespread shock to school and childcare situations this past spring, have raised important questions…
Rachidi Angela, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The coronavirus pandemic has placed caregiving at the top of many Americans’ minds. Recent upticks in teleworking arrangements, along with the widespread shock to school and childcare situations this past spring, have raised important questions…
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…
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Center for Education and Workforce, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study builds upon a series of studies conducted by the Foundation in the fall of 2019, which found that state economies were losing billions of dollars annually due to childcare challenges for working parents. In the spring and summer of 2020,…
Center for Law and Social Policy, October, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides information from DOL's Revised Rule and sub-regulatory guidance on working parents' rights to COVID-related paid sick days and paid family leave to care for a child whose school is closed or child care provider is…
Detroit Regional Chamber, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Businesses of all sizes have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations that could operate remotely altered their operations and working parents quickly adjusted to the reality of managing work and child care needs simultaneously. As the…
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Center for Education and Workforce, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Parents are trying balance their dual roles with limited to no access to formal childcare or family, friend, or neighbors to help, making childcare an important need for every employer and state to prioritize in their return to work plans. With that…
Bipartisan Policy Center, Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 27 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the Committee for Economic Development (CED) of The Conference Board worked together to produce this summary of the unemployment compensation provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic…
Sosinsky Laura Stout, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief examines the “supply and demand” of child care when young children’s parents work nonstandard or unpredictable schedules. How many families need nonstandard- or irregular-hour child care, and why? How many child care providers supply…

Feeney Mary K., Stritch Justin M., September, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Family-friendly policies and culture are important components of creating a healthy work environment and are positively related to work outcomes for public employees and organizations. Furthermore, family-friendly policies and culture are critical…
Guo Jing, Zan Hua, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The increase of women’s participation in the labor force and the changes in family structure in past decades call for modifications in work-life support policies, such as paid family leave, for working parents (AEI-Brookings Working Group on Paid…
Whitebook Marcy, McLean Caitlin, April, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Many pre-K teachers across the nation are expected to earn a bachelor's degree, similar to their peers teaching older children. Yet salaries and benefits remain consistently lower for pre-K teachers than for elementary school teachers. Increasingly…