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McCarthy Lauren P., Morrison Howard, May 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

In March 2020, after 23 renewal grants had been awarded, the country began responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Public health guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19 required states to adapt their intended renewal grant activities,…

Regenstein Elliot M., Strausz-Clark Chris, January, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
During the pandemic, there have been bipartisan calls for dramatically increased public funding for EEC. As that money is being invested, more needs to be done to make it easier for families to exercise true choice-in which they have affordable,…
Indiana. Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This report includes enrollment data, fiscal expenditures, and a summary of child and family outcomes and classroom quality for Indiana's On My Way Pre-K program.

Hardy Alycia, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides estimated state allocations with the 10 billion dollar increase in pandemic-related relief for the child care sector found in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
First Five Years Fund, October, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet summarizes the difference between annual appropriations funding and emergency stabilized funding as related to the child care industry.
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 29 July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The lack of sufficient public investment for child care in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced families, educators, and programs into a series of impossible choices. To help policymakers and the public understand the challenges the field is…
Center for American Progress, First Five Years Fund, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
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 - A new survey conducted by Hart Research (D) and New Bridge Strategy (R) among voters nationally finds…
Ullrich Rebecca, 08 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Following a critical but insufficient direct child care investment in the last coronavirus stimulus package, many child care stakeholders have high hopes that the new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans through the Small Business Administration…
First Five Years Fund, April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The CARES Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020, provides $30.75 billion in emergency aid to help early learning, elementary, secondary, and postsecondary institutions and students address the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Department of Education…
Lee Jane, Ruth Lauren, April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
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, 27 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
On March 12, as the country was beginning to recognize the ways in which the spread of the coronavirus would jeopardize lives and livelihoods, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) developed a brief survey asking child…
First Five Years Fund, March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) program and lists awarded grants by state.
Indiana. Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This report includes enrollment data, fiscal expenditures, and a summary of child and family outcomes and classroom quality for Indiana's On My Way Pre-K program.

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
As Louisiana recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares to reopen the economy, any recovery plans must include the early care and education (ECE) sector. Prior to COVID-19, two-thirds of children age five and under in Louisiana had both…
First Five Years Fund, 18 December, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides early learning funding levels (current and anticipated) for key programs, such as Head Start, Preschool Development Grants, and Child Care and Development Block Grants, for fiscal years (FY) 19 and 20.