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Bassok Daphna, Miller-Bains Katherine L., Michie Molly, July 2021
Reports & Papers

Using data from a large statewide survey of families with young children (ages 3-5) in Virginia, this brief describes families’ preferences for virtual or in-person ECE options and examines whether these preferences aligned with the settings…

Zambrana Ruth E., Amaro Gabriel, Butler Courtney, DuPont-Reyes Melissa, Parra-Medina Deborah, June 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Introduction. Prior to 1980, U.S. national demographic and health data collection did not identify individuals of Hispanic/ Latina/o heritage as a population group. Post-1990, robust immigration from Latin America (e.g., South America, Central…

Afterschool Alliance, June 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Demand for summer programs, both met and unmet, is great among Black families, where approximately half of Black children (49 percent) were in a summer program in 2019 or would have been enrolled in a program if one were available to them. For…

Afterschool Alliance, June 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Among Latinx or Hispanic families, the demand for summer programs, both met and unmet demand, is also strong. Half of Latinx or Hispanic children were in a summer program in 2019, or would have been enrolled in a program if one were available to…

Bassok Daphna, Miller-Bains Katherine L., Michie Molly, Doromal Justin B., June 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief describes the child care experiences of Virginia families with very young children during the pandemic, using data from a large-scale, statewide survey of families. It presents overall patterns as well as trends by family income and…

Lloyd Chrishana M., Carlson Julianna, Alvira-Hammond Marta, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This second issue brief sets a vision for how the federal government can pursue policy strategies that support access to early care and education for Black families by drawing on historical, contextual, and demographic data related to Black family…
Sarche Michelle C., Malone Lizabeth M., Hoard Laura R., Barnes-Najor Jessica, Cameron Ann, West Jerry, Barofsky Meryl Yoches, AIAN FACES Workgroup, 2021
Other
Peer Reviewed

The American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (AIAN FACES) 2015 was the first national study of children served by Region XI Head Start programs, which are those operated by federally recognized AIAN tribes…

Wang Wendy, Mooney Suarez Margarita, Brown Patrick T., 2021
Reports & Papers

This is a study of families' preferences for parental, relative, non-family, and center-based child care among American families of different races. The authors analyze two datasets, one of which is the results of an opinion poll, to identify…

Pinter Victoria, 2021
Reports & Papers

The connection between race and social benefits is so strong that many times the issue of social benefits is seen as a racial versus a social issue. I hypothesize that Hispanic families in new destination locations which are located in the…

Afterschool Alliance, January, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
While data for the 2020 edition of America After 3PM were collected pre-pandemic, to accompany the data and determine how the pandemic has affected families’ needs during the hours after school, the Afterschool Alliance commissioned a nationally…
Afterschool Alliance, January, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
While data for the 2020 edition of America After 3PM were collected pre-pandemic, to accompany the data and determine how the pandemic has affected families’ needs during the hours after school, the Afterschool Alliance commissioned a nationally…
Ferreira van Leer Kevin, Crosby Danielle A., Mendez Julia L., January, 2021
Reports & Papers
In this brief, we estimate the prevalence of care-work disruptions and their consequences for parents’ work in low-income households (defined as incomes below 200 percent of the federal poverty threshold), examining how both the prevalence and…
Lee Vanessa, Slade Adam, 2021
Other
Chicago United for Equity (CUE) engaged in a three-pronged Racial Equity Impact Assessment (REIA) inspired analysis of the Commission on Equitable Early Childhood Education and Care Funding’s recommendations between October and December 2020. This…
Pacheco-Applegate Aida, Carreon Erin Devorah, Ellis Emily, Thomas Whitney Clarke, Henly Julia R., Spielberger Julie, Ybarra Marci, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study explores how Latino families living in predominantly Latino communities in Chicago make childcare decisions given the density of formal care options in their communities. The study draws on interviews with 32 Latina mothers and 8…
Pacheco-Applegate Aida, Carreon Erin Devorah, Ellis Emily, Thomas Whitney Clarke, Henly Julia R., Spielberger Julie, Ybarra Marci, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This study explores how Latino families living in predominantly Latino communities in Chicago make childcare decisions given the amount of formal care options in their communities. This brief report summarizes our study methods, findings, and…