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Gonzalez Kathryn E., Caronongan Pia, August 16 2021
Other

The goal of this tool is to assist states and local communities in braiding, blending, or layering multiple federal funding streams (for example, Head Start and the Child Care and Development Fund) to increase the supply of quality early care and…

Angus Megan Hague, Thomas Jaime, Hossain Mynti, Siddiqui Nazihah, Jacobs Johnson Cleopatra, Gonzalez Daisy, Del Grosso Patricia, July 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This issue brief highlights learnings from a formative evaluation of a collaborative effort by a funder, a research organization, and three community partners that set out to shed light on the strengths, limitations, and needs of informal child…

Ezzo Mark, Kirby Gretchen, McCay Jonathan, July 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

In 2018, Early Milestones Colorado responded to the workforce crisis by launching the Transforming the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative. This public-private partnership in Colorado was designed to generate locally driven innovations that…

Fung Nickie, Conroy Kara, Brown Elizabeth, Harding Jessica F., Holdbrook Jeanette, Rankin Max, Roemer Grace, June 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Grantees faced challenges in their efforts to create and sustain systems change. Connecting the child care and workforce development systems required establishing new partnerships and progress sometimes stalled due to organizational change and…

Fung Nickie, Harding Jessica F., Brown Elizabeth, Conroy Kara, Holdbrook Jeanette, Roemer Grace, Rankin Max, June 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

SWFI grantees worked toward the overarching goal of removing child care barriers faced by working families in need of training by facilitating parents’ access to child care and child care subsidies. Addressing child care needs is crucial in…

Aikens Nikki, Nguyen Tutrang, Harding Jessica F., February, 2021
Literature Review
This brief focuses on what we know about how the Pre-K CLASS relates to children’s outcomes in general, and whether its relationships with outcomes differs for key subgroups of children. By summarizing findings of the most recent studies published…
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., July, 2020
Instruments

Spring data collection for FACES and AI/AN FACES began in late February 2020, just before Head Start centers nationwide began closing due to concerns around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). By mid-March 2020, due to COVID-19, most Head Start…

Grazi Jaimie, Harris Barbara, Del Grosso Patricia, January, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Young children's exposure to early math concepts is important in their development, in their confidence in math skills, and in their ability to use math later in life. In 2013, the Heising-Simons Foundation embarked on an innovative path to support…
Caronongan Pia, Moiduddin Emily M., Atkins-Burnett Sally, Niland Katherine, Kharsa Miranda, October, 2019
Literature Review

In 2017, the Office of Planning Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) funded Mathematica Policy Research to conduct the Infant and Toddler Teacher and Caregiver Competencies (ITTCC) project. The…

Caronongan Pia, Niland Katherine, Manley Mikia, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Moiduddin Emily M., September, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2017, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families funded Mathematica to conduct the Infant and Toddler Teacher and Caregiver Competencies (ITTCC) project. The project aims to examine existing…
Harding Jessica F., Moiduddin Emily M., Malone Lizabeth M., Cannon Judith, Tarullo Louisa B., Aikens Nikki, June, 2019
Reports & Papers
Using nationally representative data from the spring 2017 round of the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2014-2018 (FACES 2014), we examine the PD experiences of Head Start staff (see the text box on page 2 for definitions of the staff…
Harding Jessica F., Moiduddin Emily M., Malone Lizabeth M., Cannon Judith, Tarullo Louisa B., Aikens Nikki, June, 2019
Other
These appendix tables accompany a report that examines professional development experiences of Head Start staff, based on data from the spring 2017 round of the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2014-2018 (FACES 2014).
Rachidi Angela, Sykes Russell, Desjardins Kerry, Chaidez Julius Cesar, 15 May, 2019
Reports & Papers
We combined two approaches to study the intersection of nonstandard-hour work schedules, child care, and child health and well-being: 1. Research on young children using data from the Fragile Families Child Well-Being Study (FFCWS) 2. A survey of…
Rachidi Angela, Sykes Russell, Desjardins Kerry, Chaidez Julius Cesar, 15 May, 2019
Executive Summary
We combined two approaches to study the intersection of nonstandard-hour work schedules, child care, and child health and well-being: 1. Research on young children using data from the Fragile Families Child Well-Being Study (FFCWS) 2. A survey of…
Harding Jessica F., Paulsell Diane, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights evidence about ECE access and presents a policy-focused research agenda designed to fill knowledge gaps in three areas: (1) documenting disparities in access to and participation in ECE, (2) identifying and testing innovations…