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Cruse Lindsey Reichlin, Holtzman Tessa, August 2021
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This briefing paper describes how federal and state policy could encourage greater support for parents pursuing postsecondary education through Head Start. (author abstract)

Schilder Diane, Lou Cary, Willenborg Peter, Knowles Sarah, Thomas Kate, July 2021
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This appendix documents the technical steps we took to create the State Snapshots of Potential Demand for and Planned Policies to Support Nontraditional-Hour Child Care. (author abstract)

Davis Elizabeth E., Sojourner Aaron J., May 2021
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The core challenge our proposal seeks to address is how to ensure that every American family and child has access to high-quality, affordable early childhood care and education (ECE) services in a critical period of human development, breaking a…

Archambault Judith, Cote Dominique, Raynault Marie-France, May, 2020
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Early childhood education and care (ECEC) can have substantial beneficial effects on overall child development and educational success for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Unfortunately, it is well documented that they are underrepresented…
Moldow Erika, Davis Elizabeth E., Carlson Barbara Lepidus, January, 2020
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Federal funding from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) enables states to offset the cost of child care for eligible low-income families to support parental employment and promote healthy child development. The federal government sets a…
Winton Pamela J., Eile Julia Martin, Parikshak Sangeeta, Kavulic Christy L., 12 October, 2016
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that focuses on access as a feature of high-quality inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood programs. Presenters address federal policy (including Head Start policies) regarding…
Bernstein Jeff, Schuster Luc, 07 April, 2014
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In this report we explore the current landscape of early education and care in Massachusetts, looking at where kids are served and identifying groups of children receiving no formal care at all. Based on our estimates of which children are being…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
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Appendices from an evaluation of an initiative to increase access to high-quality preschool education for vulnerable children in Serbia
Ludwig Jens, Phillips Deborah A., September, 2010
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A discussion of the tradeoffs between funding policies that expand access to early childhood programs and funding those that increase their cost and intensity
Daro Deborah, Dodge Kenneth A., September, 2010
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Many argue that the expansion of home visitation should be built solely around programs that have been proven through carefully structured clinical trials that engage a well-specified target population. We believe this approach is valuable but…
Matthews Hannah, Ewen Danielle, August, 2010
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A discussion of federal, state, and local policies and initiatives that could ease the barriers to quality early childhood education and care that face children of immigrants
Eastham Elizabeth A., 10 May, 2010
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An examination of policy provisions related to access to and funding for state early childhood education programs for 4-year-old children in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin
Boylan Ellen, Goldman Dan, February, 2010
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A discussion of provisions in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requiring state and local school districts to educate preschool-age children with disabilities in typical early childhood programs, with recommendations to…
McDonald Davida, January 2009
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An overview of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) early childhood education program accreditation process and the ways in which the accreditation process can support improvements in child care and early education…
Cable Carrie, Miller Linda, 2008
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an explanation and discussion of the United Kingdom government's efforts to professionalize the early years sector workforce