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Emergent Method, January, 2021
Reports & Papers
The Louisiana Department of Education contracted with Emergent Method, a Louisiana-based management consulting firm to conduct the 2020 Market Rate Survey of child care providers. This survey was conducted to identify both the typical rates charged…
Emergent Method, January, 2021
Executive Summary
The Louisiana Department of Education contracted with Emergent Method, a Louisiana-based management consulting firm to conduct the 2020 Market Rate Survey of child care providers. This survey was conducted to identify both the typical rates charged…
Borom Greg, Harris Logan Rockefeller, Sirota Alexandra Forter, McHugh Patrick, April, 2021
Reports & Papers
The following analysis provides an estimate of the fiscal benefits to providers of raising rates based on the 2018 market rate study and implementing the statewide market rate as a floor. The proposal here also assumes a change in policy so that…
Horrace William, Parmeter Christopher, 2021
Reports & Papers

The goal of the 2021 Delaware Local Child Care Market Rate Survey was to develop statistically credible information of the present market prices charged by providers in Delaware and to provide confidence intervals that indicate the accuracy of…

Borom Greg, Harris Logan Rockefeller, Sirota Alexandra Forter, McHugh Patrick, April 2021
Reports & Papers

The following analysis provides an estimate of the fiscal benefits to providers of raising rates based on the 2018 market rate study and implementing the statewide market rate as a floor. The proposal here also assumes a change in policy so that…

Pratt Megan E., Houston Laurie, Sektnan Michaella, March 2021
Executive Summary

The 2020 Oregon Market Price Study identifies child care prices and the geographic distribution of these prices across the state. Prices vary by several factors including the age of the child served, type of care, the local supply and demand for…

Pratt Megan E., Houston Laurie, Sektnan Michaella, March 2021
Reports & Papers

The clusters created by the use of statistical clustering do not match the three rate areas identified in earlier studies (A, B, C). Thus, for the final report we analyzed the 2020 price data by three rate areas as was done in the past (a similar…

Pratt Megan E., Houston Laurie, Sektnan Michaella, March 2021
Reports & Papers

The 2020 Oregon Market Price Study identifies child care prices and the geographic distribution of these prices across the state. Prices vary by several factors including the age of the child served, type of care, the local supply and demand for…

Workman Simon, June 2021
Reports & Papers

In 2018, the Center for American Progress developed an interactive cost estimation tool to illustrate the economics of child care, estimate the true cost of child care in each state, and better understand why high-quality child care is out of…

Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), July 2021
Reports & Papers

In 2021, Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) was contracted by the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), to conduct a federally mandated Market Rate Survey (MRS) of child care providers throughout the state. The survey was administered…

Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), July 2021
Executive Summary

In 2021, Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) was contracted by the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), to conduct a federally mandated Market Rate Survey (MRS) of child care providers throughout the state. The survey was administered…

Child Care Aware of America, September, 2020
Other
These appendices provide data related to the main report: child care market rates for center-based and family child care, by child's age and by state.
Moldow Erika, Davis Elizabeth E., Carlson Barbara Lepidus, January, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Federal funding from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) enables states to offset the cost of child care for eligible low-income families to support parental employment and promote healthy child development. The federal government sets a…
University of Texas at Austin. Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing, University of Texas at Austin. Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report summarizes child care market rate data for the entire state of Texas and for each of its 28 local workforce development areas (LWDAs). In this 2020 report, as was done in recent years, market rates for child care are estimated using a…
University of Texas at Austin. Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing, University of Texas at Austin. Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2020
Other
This supplement to the 2020 Texas Child Care Market Rate Survey consists of market rate tables by area, further broken down by age group and facility type. Also included are percentile analysis (board regular maximum rates/ board maximum enhanced…