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Stevens Katharine B., Weidinger Matt, April, 2021
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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, 01 February, 2021
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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…
Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
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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
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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…

Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), Stoney Louise, September, 2019
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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…
Batchelder Lily, Maag Elaine, Huang Chye-Ching, Horton Emily, December, 2017
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During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed three tax benefits for child care: a credit for low-income families, an above-the-line deduction, and tax-subsidized savings accounts. While these proposals laudably bring attention to the…
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…
United States. Government Accountability Office, July, 2017
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My statement summarizes the findings from the report we issued today, which examines (1) the programs that comprise the federal investment in early learning and child care; (2) the extent to which these programs are fragmented, overlap, or are…
Campbell Nancy D., Matsui Amy K., Edmonds Jillian, 16 May, 2017
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This memorandum summarizes changes to federal and state child and dependent care tax provisions that were enacted or took effect in 2016. (author abstract)
Whitehurst Grover J., 09 March, 2017
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The evidence shows clearly that many families need childcare and that licensed center-based care is not affordable for them. How can the federal government pay for it, assure that parents remain in the driver's seat, minimize unintended negative…
Batchelder Lily, Maag Elaine, Huang Chye-Ching, Horton Emily, 28 February, 2017
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During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed three new tax benefits related to child care -- an expanded credit for low-income families, a deduction for higher income families, and a savings account. These proposals bring attention to the…
Mathias Debi, Dichter Harriet, Waxman Marisa, Strasser Mary, Kotchian Sarah Ann, Stoney Louise, 18 January, 2017
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines tax strategies that support early childhood programs/workforce in Nebraska and Louisiana, along with Pennsylvania's recently implemented Philadelphia Beverage Tax. Presenters outline…
Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), Stoney Louise, 2017
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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…
Chaudry Ajay, Morrissey Taryn, Weiland Christina, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, 2017
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In this chapter, we describe the current economic and policy contexts facing early care and education in the United States. We discuss the reality that most children live in families in which their parents are employed, as well as the importance of…
Stoney Louise, Bronfin Melanie, Rahim Monica Candal, October, 2016
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Louisiana's current fiscal crisis has called all tax credits into question. As the state examines the purpose and effectiveness of its tax credits, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children seeks to understand the effects of one tax credit package…