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Horrace William, Parmeter Christopher, April 15 2021
Reports & Papers

The goal of the 2021 Delaware Cost of Care Study was to collect survey data on the cost of child care in Delaware. The Delaware Division of Social Services planned to use the data to develop alternative ways to determine reimbursement rates for…

Doocy Sean, Kim Yoonjeon, Montoya Elena, Chavez Raul, April 2021
Reports & Papers

In spring and summer 2020, during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) reached out firsthand to directors of center-based programs and home-based family child care providers, via…

Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Bellows Laura, Sadowski Katharine, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This brief provides a systemwide look at early childhood teacher turnover using data from all publicly funded, center-based early childhood programs in Louisiana, including subsidized child care, Head Start, and pre-kindergarten. It provides new…
Caven Meg, Khanani Norman, Zhang Xinxin, Parker Caroline E., March, 2021
Reports & Papers
Staff turnover is a pressing problem in early childhood education. High turnover can create organizational instability and distract from the care and education mandate of early childhood education centers. The Early Childhood Workforce Development…
Sussman Carl, January 2021
Reports & Papers

This report examines the relationship between the qualitative character of child care facilities and early childhood development as well as the role public policy could play in creating better environments for young children, especially those low…

Pacheco-Applegate Aida, Carreon Erin Devorah, Ellis Emily, Thomas Whitney Clarke, Henly Julia R., Spielberger Julie, Ybarra Marci, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study explores how Latino families living in predominantly Latino communities in Chicago make childcare decisions given the density of formal care options in their communities. The study draws on interviews with 32 Latina mothers and 8…
Action for Children, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report examines the state of child care in Central Ohio, based on a survey conducted September – October 2020 of providers from both child care centers and family child care homes. In particular, it focused on the impact of the ongoing COVID-19…
National Association for the Education of Young Children, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The essential yet chronically undervalued child care sector has sacrificed and struggled to serve children and families since the start of the COVID pandemic. NAEYC’s newest survey, completed between November 13–29, 2020, by more than 6,000…
Evans Sam, Gutkowski Violeta, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
We garnered insights from four ECE providers serving LMI communities about the impact COVID-19 is having on their sector. These findings revealed several major challenges for providers—deficiencies in public support and investments, decreases in…
Madill Rebecca, Gebhart Tracy, Halle Tamara, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Paying for child care can place a burden on households, especially those with low incomes. Currently, there is a dearth of knowledge regarding whether households obtain higher-quality child care when they pay higher prices for that care. To that end…
University of Delaware. Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
An initial brief in May 2020 provided a snapshot of trends in the operating status of Delaware's licensed programs in response to COVID-19. Findings showed that about half of Delaware's programs were closed in mid-April. Additionally, a greater…
Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Survey Research and Evaluation Unit, 27 October, 2020
Reports & Papers
As part of the PDG B-5’s work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) collaborated with the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government (Institute of Government) to gather input from…
Gordon Rachel A., Sheridan Kathleen M., Bates Julia, de Souza Samantha, Pradzinski Anne, Q4 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Gender disparities in academic achievement are of longstanding scholarly and societal concern. In the extensive literature on this topic, however, relatively few studies have considered the non-parental child care contexts where children spend…

National Association for the Education of Young Children, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
From September 18-30, NAEYC sent a brief survey to 1,600 individuals who had indicated in July that their program had raised tuition rates, or thought they might have to. 206 individuals responded to the survey; 68% from a child care center and 27%…
Procare Solutions, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
This is an analysis of child care attendance and market changes, only among centers using Procare Solutions software products, during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic across the United States. Data were collected by the software and anonymized…