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Bipartisan Policy Center, June 2021
Reports & Papers

The research conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the Bipartisan Policy Center seeks to understand how work settings are changing for employed parents and how that impacts child care demands. Specific research objectives included: 1.…

Le Vi-Nhuan, Schaack Diana, Mendoza Marina M., Stout-Oswald Stephanie, Kauerz Kristie, Q2 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

This study examines the Denver Preschool Program (DPP), a voter-approved sales tax initiative that provides a tuition credit for four-year old children to attend preschool. Using propensity weighting and doubly robust modeling on ten cohorts of…

Stevens Katharine B., Weidinger Matt, April, 2021
Other
This report proposes allowing parents to advance future child tax credits into the earliest years of their child’s life, giving them greater choice in how to raise their young children. Our proposal aims to help two groups of parents. The first is…
Stevens Katharine B., Weidinger Matt, April, 2021
Executive Summary

This report proposes allowing parents to advance future child tax credits into the earliest years of their child’s life, giving them greater choice in how to raise their young children. Our proposal aims to help two groups of parents. The first…

National Women's Law Center, April, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Permanent improvements to the CDCTC and investments in direct child care assistance will help rebuild a more equitable economy for women and families. Women, especially single parents, continue to bear the bulk of responsibility for care of children…
Stevens Katharine B., Weidinger Matt, 01 February, 2021
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article proposes allowing parents to advance future child tax credits (CTC) into the earliest years of their child’s life, giving them greater choice in how to raise their young children. Our proposal seeks to help two groups of parents. The…
Wolters Benjamin, Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The following brief has two aims; first, to explain the significance of the American Rescue Plan’s changes in the context of the existing CDCTC structure. And second, to prompt an informed discussion on how to improve the CDCTC, and to ensure…

Wolters Benjamin, Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, 2021
Executive Summary

The following brief has two aims; first, to explain the significance of the American Rescue Plan’s changes in the context of the existing CDCTC structure. And second, to prompt an informed discussion on how to improve the CDCTC, and to ensure…

Bipartisan Policy Center, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This fact sheet provides general information about how the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) works, including recommendations for key changes and 2018 data about recipient income. A chart compares the current CDCTC structure with…

Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Other

This document includes the following appendices: Louisiana’s Evolution Toward Early Childhood Education; Guiding Light Resources on Policy and Governance for Early Childhood Education; National Policy Guidance on Financing; and Louisiana’s School…

Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Bellows Laura, DiCarlo Cynthia F., Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Sonnier-Netto Libbie, 2021
Other

This report presents key information about the costs of and funding mechanisms for early childhood care and education in Louisiana and the impacts on the early education workforce including (1) the prevalence of turnover, (2) potential drivers of…

Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Bellows Laura, DiCarlo Cynthia F., Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Sonnier-Netto Libbie, 2021
Executive Summary

This report presents key information about the costs of and funding mechanisms for early childhood care and education in Louisiana and the impacts on the early education workforce including (1) the prevalence of turnover, (2) potential drivers of…

Pepin Gabrielle, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Child and Dependent Care Credit (CDCC), a tax credit based on taxpayers' income and child care expenses, reduces families' child care costs. The nonrefundable federal CDCC is available to working families with children younger than 13 years old…
Pepin Gabrielle, August, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2003, the Economic Growth and Tax Reconciliation Act expanded the CDCC and led to large increases in both state and federal CDCC expenditures. To understand who benefited from the CDCC before and after its expansion, I document CDCC eligibility…
Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), Stoney Louise, September, 2019
Other
A well-trained and qualified early care and education (ECE) workforce is essential to produce desired results: children eager to learn, happy, healthy, and well-prepared to succeed in school and life. Attracting and retaining such a workforce is a…