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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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Child Trends, June 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed child care services in Minnesota and across the nation. To help providers withstand the financial burden caused by the pandemic, Minnesota created the Peacetime Emergency Child Care Grant program (…

Adams Gina, Hernandez Fernando, April 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief provides an overview of some key opportunities, challenges, and needed action steps to expand participation of HBCC providers in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Based on expert interviews and a literature review, it first…

Caven Meg, Khanani Norman, Zhang Xinxin, Parker Caroline E., March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
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…
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To inform policy and program guidance for early childhood education centers, the Early Childhood Workforce Development Research Alliance of the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands wants to learn what factors can influence…
Pacheco-Applegate Aida, Carreon Erin Devorah, Ellis Emily, Thomas Whitney Clarke, Henly Julia R., Spielberger Julie, Ybarra Marci, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This study explores how Latino families living in predominantly Latino communities in Chicago make childcare decisions given the amount of formal care options in their communities. This brief report summarizes our study methods, findings, and…
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Our objective was to determine whether New Hampshire's monitoring of childcare providers ensured provider compliance with State requirements related to criminal background checks established under the CCDBG Act. How OIG Did This Audit We analyzed…
Michigan. Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Bureau of Community and Health Systems, 24 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Executive Order No 2020-16 (COVID-19) was issued to assist the children and families of the essential workforce as defined by EO 2020-16. The Bureau of Community & Health Systems (BCHS) is providing this information to assist currently licensed…
Ohio. Office of Family Assistance, 19 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document addresses temporary pandemic child care center licensing and requirements in the state of Ohio.
PRE4CLE, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet presents the number and capacity of child care centers and homes in Cleveland, Ohio, both pre- and post-pandemic, based on capacity and enrollment data updated June 2020. It also lists the top concerns of Cleveland providers.
Child Care Aware of Kansas, June, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This resource is meant to provide a snapshot of the child care facilities operating in Kansas on June 26, 2019 based on information from the WorkLife Systems database. (author abstract)
Morrissey Taryn, April, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
While ECE programs are not necessarily designed to improve child health, a growing body of research indicates that they may lead to short- and long-term improvements in health-related outcomes. This brief highlights such outcomes of ECE. It focuses…
California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, March, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet presents licensed child care supply data in California by type of care, changes in supply, and schedules of care available.
Henly Julia R., Adams Gina, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights some barriers that families working nontraditional schedules face in accessing centers and offers policy recommendations to improve their access to quality subsidized care across child care settings. The full report includes…
Henly Julia R., Adams Gina, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights some barriers that families with infants and toddlers face in accessing centers and offers broad policy recommendations to improve these families' access to high-quality subsidized care across child care settings. The full…
Henly Julia R., Adams Gina, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights some barriers that families living in rural areas face in accessing centers and offers policy recommendations to improve their access to quality subsidized care across child care settings. The full report includes more details…