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Wolters Benjamin, Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, 2021
Executive Summary

The following brief has two aims; first, to explain the significance of the American Rescue Plan’s changes in the context of the existing CDCTC structure. And second, to prompt an informed discussion on how to improve the CDCTC, and to ensure…

Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Bellows Laura, DiCarlo Cynthia F., Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Sonnier-Netto Libbie, 2021
Executive Summary

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…

Whitehurst Grover J., 19 April, 2018
Executive Summary
How much do parents spend on center-based daycare and preschool for their young children? In other words, what is the market price of these services? The answer is important for parents, government, policymakers, and providers. Using nationally…
Thompson Spencer, Ben-Galim Dalia, February, 2014
Executive Summary
This report focuses on the relationship between the affordability of childcare for parents with children under five and maternal employment rates. We examine the international context with the aim of understanding which mothers are working, and why…
Parello Nancy, Dellanno Diane F., Hellriegel Nicole, December, 2013
Executive Summary
This special Kids Count report provides a close look at child care for New Jersey's youngest children, birth to age 5, in two key areas--cost and quality. (author abstract)
Penn Helen, Lloyd Eva, July, 2013
Executive Summary
A summary of a review of data sources and methods for calculating families' child care expenses in the United Kingdom, and of a comparison of families' child care expenses in the United Kingdom to those in other member countries of the Organisation…
Alakeson Vidhya, Hurrell Alex, October, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an analysis of the role of both child care prices and receipt of child care assistance in the net child care expenses of families in the United Kingdom, based on a model of child care expenses
Gong Xiaodong, Breunig Robert, 26 November, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the relationship of changes in families' child care expenses to changes in maternal labor supply in Australia, based on an analysis of data from the 2005 through 2007 waves of an annual panel survey of approximately 7,000…
Mulheirn Ian, Shorthouse Ryan, November, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of trends and projections in public funding for child care and families' child care expenses in the United Kingdom from 2006-2007 through 2015-2016
Smith Amy, Kelly Christine, Matthews Robin L., Herrera Francisco, Pope Corey, July, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the characteristics of families and children served by California's subsidized child care programs and the child care expenses of families receiving subsidized care, based on an analysis of administrative data and case…
Belfield Clive R., December, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of patterns of early childhood care and education participation and expenditures and their determinants from 1995-2005, based on data from the nationally representative 1995, 2001, and 2005 National Household Education…
Lambarth Callie H., Worcel Sonia D., Green Beth L., September, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from the second year of a process and random-assignment outcome evaluation of the Child Care Community Fund--a program to lower families' child care expenses, increase and stabilize child care wages, and improve child care…
Worcel Sonia D., Green Beth L., September, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of the final results from a three-year process and random-assignment outcome evaluation of the Lane County, Oregon, Child Care Enhancement Project--a program to lower families' child care expenses, increase and stabilize child care wages,…
Lambarth Callie H., Worcel Sonia D., Green Beth L., August, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of first year results from a process and random-assignment outcome evaluation of the Child Care Community Fund--a program to lower families' child care expenses, increase and stabilize child care wages, and improve child care quality…
Buckley Pamela, August, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of Denver, Colorado, area families' preschool decisionmaking, arrangements, schedules, and expenses, based on interviews conducted with 700 households in the city and county of Denver