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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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Fortner Alyssa, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In the table below, CLASP summarizes the planned uses of CRRSA funding by each state as described in 60 Day Reports newly released by the federal Office of Child Care. Our analysis finds that states are dividing their funds among a variety of…
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…

Oh Park Soojin, Hassairi Nail, 11 February, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Following the pioneering efforts of a federal Head Start program, U.S. state policymakers have rapidly expanded access to Early Care and Education (ECE) programs with strong bipartisan support. Within the past decade the enrollment of 4 year-olds…
Hardy Alycia, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, February, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In the table below, CLASP estimates the child care relief funding each state, D.C., and Puerto Rico can expect to receive from this visionary bill if the Senate passes it in the coming weeks. This investment can’t come soon enough for families and…
Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Garver Karin A., Hodges Katherine S., Weisenfeld GG, Gardiner Beth Ann, 2021
Reports & Papers

The 18th edition of The State of Preschool, the National Institute for Early Education Research’s (NIEER) report on our annual survey of state preschool policies, includes information for every state on child enrollment, funding, staffing, and…

Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Garver Karin A., Hodges Katherine S., Weisenfeld GG, Gardiner Beth Ann, 2021
Executive Summary
The 18th edition of The State of Preschool, the National Institute for Early Education Research’s (NIEER) report on our annual survey of state preschool policies, includes information for every state on child enrollment, funding, staffing, and…
National Institute for Early Education Research (U.S.), 2021
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This document includes the following appendices: Appendix A: State Survey Data 2019-2020; Appendix B: Head Start Data; Appendix C: U.S Census Population Data; and Appendix D: Pre-K Special Education Enrollment Data.

Alliance for Early Success, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this report is to paint a picture of the early childhood policy landscape in each state—the political climate, state revenue generated, percent of low-income young children, early childhood advocacy organizations, their policy agenda…
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,…
Center for Law and Social Policy, March, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This is a table of the estimates the number of additional children who could receive Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)-funded child care in each state if the CCDBG funds are increased by $5 billion for Federal Fiscal Year 2020.
Parker Emily, Keily Tom, Atchison Bruce, Mullen Jill, February, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An analysis of 2017-18 state appropriations for pre-K in all 50 states and the District of Columbia shows continuing support from both republican and democratic governors, legislators and state boards of education. In 2017-18, 28 states increased…
National Women's Law Center, January, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet describes how each state is using or intends to use increased Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funds to help more families access high-quality child care.
National Women's Law Center, January, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of recent state policy and funding changes to early care and education programs and services in thirty-three states (Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana,…
Schmit Stephanie, Matthews Hannah, April, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief analyzes data related to Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)-funded child care. In particular, it looks at the number of children served over nearly two decades, current funding estimates, and the number of children (by state)…
Diffey Louisa, Parker Emily, Atchison Bruce, January, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This resource is an examination of changes in state funding for prekindergarten programs from fiscal year 2015-2016 through fiscal year 2016-2017.