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Gomez Alejandra Londono, Hardy Alycia, August 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This fact sheet provides state-by-state child care co-payment scenarios, state median income for a four-person household, and annual co-payments by income level.

McHenry Kathlyn, Smith Linda K., March, 2021
Reports & Papers

This report provides a national overview of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) expenditures on child care. It examines trends in TANF spending on child care (5-year and 20-year) and the intersection of TANF and Child Care and…

Dwyer Kelly, Minton Sarah, Kwon Danielle, Weisner Kennedy, December, 2020
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This Book of Tables presents key aspects of the differences in CCDF-funded programs across all 50 States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands as of October 1, 2019.…
Minton Sarah, Dwyer Kelly, Kwon Danielle, Weisner Kennedy, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief serves as a companion piece to the report “Key Cross-State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2019”, providing a graphical overview of some of the policy differences across States/Territories. Each year, State/Territory…
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
This audit provides a national snapshot of State-level approaches to some of the issues posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in child care settings. Our objective was to identify the approaches that CCDF lead agencies in each State and the…
Tran Victoria, Dwyer Kelly, Minton Sarah, November, 2019
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This Book of Tables presents key aspects of the differences in CCDF-funded programs across all 50 States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands as of October 1, 2018.…
Dwyer Kelly, Tran Victoria, Minton Sarah, November, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief serves as a companion piece to the report "Key Cross-State Variations in CCDF Policies as Of October 1, 2018", providing a graphical overview of some of the policy differences across States/Territories. We describe and present policies…
United States. Office of Child Care, November, 2019
Reports & Papers
This priorities report includes analysis of ACF-801 administrative data and summary information from 2019-2021 CCDF state plans. The CCDBG Act of 2014, and associated 2016, CCDF regulation require additional data elements to be reported by states,…
Banghart Patti, King Carlise, Bedrick Elizabeth, Hirilall Ashley, Daily Sarah, October, 2019
Reports & Papers
Child Trends conducted a national survey of CCDBG state and territory administrators to understand the effect of the additional federal funds. Through the survey, states reported how they are using (or plan to use) the additional federal funds to…
Chien Nina C., October, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides statistics on the numbers of children eligible for/receiving child care subsidies. It contains a bar chart of the percentage of eligible children receiving subsidies, broken down by income categories above or below the…
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Evaluation and Inspections, August, 2019
Reports & Papers
We surveyed a nationwide sample of licensed child care providers, including centers and family child care homes, to obtain child care pricing for an infant with no special needs. We compared providers' prices to States' CCDF payment rates and…
Ullrich Rebecca, Schmit Stephanie, Cosse Ruth, April, 2019
Reports & Papers
This brief examines children's access to CCDBG-funded child care in states by race and ethnicity using publicly available data from fiscal year (FY) 2016, building upon CLASP's previous Disparate Access research. (author abstract)
Tran Victoria, Dwyer Kelly, Minton Sarah, March, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Within the federal guidelines, States/Territories have the discretion to establish many of the detailed policies used to operate their CCDF programs. In this brief, we present some of the policy differences across the States and Territories. The…
Shaw Sara H., Partika Anne, Tout Kathryn, February, 2019
Literature Review
The purpose of this review is to provide a synthesis of research on child care subsidy stability published in the last five years. The review builds on a previous summary completed in 2013. Additionally, this report highlights important…
Econometrica, Inc., February, 2019
Reports & Papers
The goal of the analysis presented in this report is to forecast the Tier I, Tier II, and overall error rates for each year from FY 2016 through FY 2020 and to estimate the cost to CACFP associated with the predicted tiering errors. This analysis…