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Walker Allison, Barofsky Meryl Yoches, Hoard Laura R., August 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This fact sheet/infographic focuses on preparation for future emergencies including flexibility in the use of Head Start funds, guidance in creating plans, and trainings to deliver content and services remotely. It is based on results from a…

Hao Winona, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Although many districts and teachers have struggled to provide online learning, those who serve young children were perhaps least prepared. And although nearly all states have developed guidance and resources to support students and families since…
Catlett Camille, Holmberg Kari, April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
With the suspension of direct contact during the COVID-19 pandemic, colleagues and families are working to figure out what assessments, interventions, and home visits should look like. Here are some resources that may be useful to colleagues who are…
Jordan Elizabeth, King Carlise, Banghart Patti, Nugent Courtney, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights projects implemented in three states to integrate education, health, and/or social services data in order to inform policies that influence the lives of young children and their families. The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF)…
University of Toronto. Childcare Resource and Research Unit, 31 May, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This presents some of the key findings from Early childhood education and care in Canada 2016, the Childcare Resource and Research Unit's 11th cross-Canada data-based report on early childhood education and child care (ECEC). This report, together…
Oregon Child Care Research Partnership, March, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This report answers basic policy-relevant questions about Oregon's children, families, and the child care and education system. (author abstract)
South Dakota Kids Count Project, Q4 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Highlighting the importance of high-quality early education, especially for low-income children, this overview looks at the early care and learning system in South Dakota, with a focus on child care, Head Start and Early Head Start, and preschool.
Eckerson Eleanor, Talbourdet Lauren, Reichlin Lindsey, Sykes Mary, Noll Elizabeth, Gault Barbara, September, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This briefing paper analyzes data from the U.S. Department of Education on the share of public institutions that provide campus child care, and reviews current state child care subsidy rules, to assess state variation in the challenges facing…
Wechsler Marjorie, Kirp David L., Tinubu Titilayo A., Gardner Madelyn, Maier Anna, Melnick Hanna, Shields Patrick M., June, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Although there is considerable research on the elements of high-quality preschool and its many benefits, particularly for low-income children and English learners, little information is available to policymakers about how to convert their visions of…
Nevada. Legislature. Legislative Counsel Bureau, February, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of available early childhood services, including home visiting, child care subsidies, prekindergarten education, and Head Start. Within the context of federal and state efforts in these areas, Nevada's efforts are…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, November, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This is one of a series of four issue briefs that address CCDBG Act of 2014 requirements and provide state examples and links to state Web sites that can serve as examples for States and Territories in enhancing their own consumer education efforts…
Child Trends, August, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief discusses efforts in Michigan to address infant and toddler health early through preventative care. Focus is on service delivery through home visits, immunizations, child care, and building the foundation for literacy.
Oregon Child Care Research Partnership, July, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Growing awareness of the importance of the early years in a child's life increases the need to know more about Oregon's young children, their families, and the child care and education that exists to support them. This report answers basic policy-…
Advocates for Children of New Jersey, March, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Beginning in 2013, over a two-year period, the team conducted two statewide stakeholder surveys and held a full-day retreat that was attended by more than 50 people, including staff from every state department that administers infant and toddler…
Preston Jane, November, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief is drawn from the article "Aboriginal early childhood education in Canada: Issues of context" (Preston, Cottrell, Pelletier, Pearce, 2012). The brief explicates contextual factors that are important to quality Aboriginal early childhood…