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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Bassok Daphna, Doromal Justin B., Holland Abigail, Michie Molly, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Summary: This report describes the racial/ethnic composition of teachers in child care centers and school-based early childhood education (ECE) programs participating in Virginia's Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five initiative. - Lead…
Schulman Karen, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
The National Women's Law Center surveyed state child care administrators to help assess how COVID-19 was affecting child care in their states, how they were using their additional CCDBG funding to address the needs of their child care providers…
Center for American Progress, First Five Years Fund, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
Key findings from a national survey among 1,216 likely voters, including 250 working parents of children age 0 to 5, conducted July 7 to 12, 2020 (author abstract)
Schulman Karen, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
To help assess the current status and future prospects of our critical child care sector, this report examines how the pandemic and recession are affecting state child care systems, how states are responding to the impacts on their child care…
Ullrich Rebecca, Sojourner Aaron J., Robbins Katherine Gallagher, Schmit Stephanie, Schulman Karen, White Catherine, April, 2020
Reports & Papers

This brief provides new estimates of what it would cost to sustain the child care system during the coronavirus pandemic. We estimate that at least $9.6 billion is needed each month to fully fund existing providers in the child care system. These…

Lee Jane, Ruth Lauren, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
This year, our report examines the status of Connecticut's child care industry before the coronavirus pandemic, and explores recommendations that can help state policymakers create a stronger early childhood environment that is necessary for…
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 17 March, 2020
Reports & Papers
Just last month, Congress held two hearings on the crisis in child care and its impact on children, families, businesses, and our nation's economy. Now, the spread of the coronavirus is making this crisis and its impacts substantially worse,…
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Blair Hunter, 15 January, 2020
Reports & Papers
While a comprehensive and high-quality ECE system would require a large infusion of dedicated financing, it is important to understand that we are not starting from scratch. A substantial down payment has already been made through the explicit and…
McCarthy Lauren P., 2020
Reports & Papers

This report presents states’ planned activities to support smooth transitions from early childhood care and education settings into kindergarten and the early grades. Data was gathered from PDG B-5 renewal applications funded in 2019. Additional…

Alliance for Early Success, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this report is to paint a picture of the early childhood policy landscape in each state—the political climate, state revenue generated, percent of low-income young children, early childhood advocacy organizations, their policy agenda…
Huddleston-Casas Catherine A., Goettemoeller Jen, 2020
Reports & Papers
To begin to address the question of what Nebraska is investing now, this study examined the federal- and state-level sources of public funds for Nebraska’s early care and education system. The data presented within are from Fiscal Year 2017—the most…
Bassok Daphna, Magouirk Preston, Markowitz Anna J., December, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report uses CLASS data from the last four years (2015-16 to 2018-19) to explore the extent to which Louisiana has been successful in improving the quality of ECE available to children and families statewide. The report presents trends in CLASS…
Hofer Kerry G., Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., Nichols Austin, 26 July, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report describes the results of the evaluation's impact study which compares the effects of PEG on the cohort of children who entered PEG in the fall of 2016 (Year 2) versus those who entered PEG in the fall of 2017 (Year 3). All children were…
Education Development Center, June, 2018
Reports & Papers
Over the course of 3 years, Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) conducted a mixed-methods evaluation of Vermont Strengthening Families (SF) Child Care Grant programs. During this time, EDC collected data via reporting forms submitted by…
Brady Kristen, Norton Michael, Parello Nancy, Steinberg Adam, Tsai Maggie You Ming, April, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report examines CACFP, with a focus on the child care portion of the program. Based on input from child care providers, vendors providing food to children through CACFP and others participating in the program, this report examines the program's…