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Bromer Juliet, Melvin Samantha A., Porter Toni, Ragonese-Barnes Marina, March, 2021
Literature Review
This literature review and conceptual model examine research on the factors that may contribute to the decrease of regulated FCC supply. The research literature primarily focuses on challenges and demands that FCC providers face which we hypothesize…
Porter Toni, Ragonese-Barnes Marina, Melvin Samantha A., Bromer Juliet, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief presents a conceptual model to help policy makers and other stakeholders understand the constellations of factors that may contribute to the decrease in FCC supply. The model is based on a literature review of the limited research that…
Franco Ximena, Yazejian Noreen, LaForett Dore R., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Kasprzak Christina M., Bryant Donna M., Williams Sherri B., Loza Sharon, De Marco Allison, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Bratsch-Hines Mary E., Harradine Christine Coster, Reid Kellen, Zgourou Eleni, 06 February, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Statewide Birth-5 Needs Assessment is the first activity required as part of North Carolina’s Preschool Development Grant (PDG). Research has established the importance of the early years for children’s later success in school and life,…
Franco Ximena, Yazejian Noreen, LaForett Dore R., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Kasprzak Christina M., Bryant Donna M., Williams Sherri B., Loza Sharon, De Marco Allison, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Bratsch-Hines Mary E., Harradine Christine Coster, Reid Kellen, Zgourou Eleni, 06 February, 2020
Executive Summary
The Statewide Birth-5 Needs Assessment is the first activity required as part of North Carolina’s Preschool Development Grant (PDG). Research has established the importance of the early years for children’s later success in school and life,…
ICF, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report summarizes the results of Hawaii's statewide early childhood system needs assessment carried out by the ICF project team from September 2019 to February 2020, with the support of Hawaii-based consulting partner Summer Helms assisted by…
ICF, 2020
Executive Summary
This report summarizes the results of Hawaii's statewide early childhood system needs assessment carried out by the ICF project team from September 2019 to February 2020, with the support of Hawaii-based consulting partner Summer Helms assisted by…
MGT Consulting, 26 February, 2020
Reports & Papers
The State of Hawaii has long standing, well documented shortages in early childhood care and education. The access to care for infants and toddlers under the age of three is especially challenging. Existing organizations have documented the critical…
MGT Consulting, 26 February, 2020
Executive Summary
The State of Hawaii has long standing, well documented shortages in early childhood care and education. The access to care for infants and toddlers under the age of three is especially challenging. Existing organizations have documented the critical…
Colaner Anna C., Q3 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
I use multiple datasets to examine disparities in the availability of preschool across Hispanic-concentrated and non-Hispanic-concentrated Chicago ZIP Codes. First, I examine levels of preschool supply in Chicago ZIPs (n = 55). I find that…
Campbell Fernanda Q., Patil Pratima A., McSwain Kristin, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
This is the first of two briefs the Birth to Eight Collaborative will publish following our 2019 first annual landscape of early childhood education and care programs in Boston. In this brief, we report on important questions to help monitor the…
Jessen-Howard Steven, Malik Rasheed, Falgout Mary Katherine (MK), August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Expanding on previous child care supply analysis, the Center for American Progress collected data on infant and toddler child care supply from 19 states and the District of Columbia. In total, the sample represents close to 40 percent of the U.S.…
Child Care Aware of Missouri, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
As part of its work to inform and assist families, child care programs, and the community, CCAMO tracked the number of child care programs across the State that were open prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic. To understand the impact of the…
Child Care Aware of Missouri, August, 2020
Executive Summary
Both before and during the pandemic, Child Care Aware® of Missouri (CCAMO) has been collecting and analyzing data around child care in the State. The figures demonstrate what child care experts have long known: Missouri is rife with child care…
Kane Maggie C., Lloyd Chrishana M., Shaw Sara H., Efetevbia Victoria, Sun Sarah, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The federally funded Early Head Start (EHS) and Head Start (HS) programs have provided early childhood education opportunities and comprehensive supports for low-income children and families since 1995 and 1965, respectively. This report examines…
Kane Maggie C., Lloyd Chrishana M., Shaw Sara H., Ekyalongo Yuko, Efetevbia Victoria, Sun Sarah, August, 2020
Executive Summary
The federally funded Early Head Start (EHS) and Head Start (HS) programs have provided early childhood education opportunities and comprehensive supports for low-income children and families since 1995 and 1965, respectively. This report examines…