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Stevens Katharine B., Erickson Jenet, April 27 2021
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This commentary is part of an ongoing discussion about the possibility of implementing public universal child care in the United States. This is a rebuttal to Elliot Haspel's claims of a "research consensus" of the harmlessness of nonparental…

Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, February 2021
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This document includes the literature review, methods, and supporting analyses for "Characteristics of approved universal prekindergarten programs in Vermont in 2018/19."

Elias Nicole M., D'Agostino Maria J., 2021
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School closings during COVID-19 exposed an under-addressed gender equity issue in the United States: child care in crisis. To better understand the child care crisis in the current U.S. context, we detail how New York City is addressing child…

Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, January, 2020
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Related to the main report entitled, Enrollment rates of children in universal prekindergarten programs in Vermont in 2016/17, these appendices address the following areas: about the study, methods, supporting analysis, and distribution of…
Chicago Early Learning, March, 2019
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Chicago's Roadmap for Implementing Universal Pre-K is a four-year plan for providing a robust early childhood system that includes universal access to free, full-day pre-kindergarten for all Chicago four-year-olds, regardless of income, by the fall…
Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes, October 2018
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Ensuring capacities when/where families need them requires sophisticated state and regional capacities to identify and prepare new providers, workforce, and facilities. Underestimating state administrative costs can result in missed targets,…

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
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This document includes data tables related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
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This document includes survey and interview responses related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."

Rebell Michael A., Wolff Jessica R., Kolben Nancy S., Holcomb Betty, December, 2017
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Quality early education, with sustained, appropriate investment in the essential elements documented by research to make a difference for children's development and learning, can be a game-changer for children, families, communities, public school…
Center for Children's Initiatives, Columbia University. Center for Educational Equity, December, 2017
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The case for establishing a right to universal pre-K is offered in three parts: - The rationale, a review of the evidence showing that pre-K can be successfully mounted on a large scale and documenting its educational, social, and economic benefits…
Novoa Cristina, Hamm Katie, 31 October, 2017
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This document discusses the economic benefits of universal preschool for four-year-olds in the United States.
Cascio Elizabeth U., October, 2017
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Child care is a necessity for working women with young children. Yet, the costs of high-quality center-based child care in the United States--particularly for children under age five--are prohibitively high for many families. In this proposal, I…
Sugrue Erin P., Lightfoot Elizabeth, October-December 2017
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This study uses the design and passage of universal preschool in two states, Oklahoma and West Virginia, to present an alternative framework for understanding the policy process, Policymaking by Stealth, and demonstrate its usefulness both in…
Millei Zsuzsa, Gallagher Jannelle, October, 2017
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Australian early childhood education still labours with the achievement of universal access and the production of comprehensive and consistent data to underpin a national evidence base. In this article, we attend to the processes led by numbers…
Dorman Rebekah L., Anthony Elizabeth, Osborne-Fears Billie, Fischer Robert Louis, March, 2017
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Large numbers of children of low income families in the United States arrive at kindergarten already far behind their more affluent peers on measures of school readiness. In the absence of any federal preschool policy and amidst alarm about this…