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Irwin Clare W., Gallo Audrey, February 2021
Reports & Papers

In an effort to increase access to high-quality prekindergarten (preK) programs for all young children in Vermont, the state passed universal preK legislation in 2014 (Act 166). All 3- and 4-year-olds have access to 10 hours a week of state-…

Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

In efforts to better understand program availability, quality, and characteristics related to family choice among universal prekindergarten (preK) programs in Vermont, this study examined the characteristics of approved preK programs overall,…

Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, February 2021
Other

This document includes the literature review, methods, and supporting analyses for "Characteristics of approved universal prekindergarten programs in Vermont in 2018/19."

Doran Elizabeth L., Bartel Ann, Waldfogel Jane, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although the gender wage gap in the United States has narrowed, women's career trajectories diverge from men's after the birth of children, suggesting a potential role for family-friendly policies. We provide new evidence on employer provision of…
Piazza Peter, Frankenberg Erica, November, 2019
Reports & Papers
In the midst of this social and demographic upheaval, Penn State's Center for Education and Civil Rights (CECR) presents data illustrating the current segregation of preschool children. After reviewing updated data on segregation trends, we outline…
Piazza Peter, Frankenberg Erica, November, 2019
Executive Summary
In the midst of this social and demographic upheaval, Penn State's Center for Education and Civil Rights (CECR) presents data illustrating the current segregation of preschool children. After reviewing updated data on segregation trends, we outline…
Sheets Alexis, 2018
Other
Making decisions between career and family can be difficult for many American parents. As labor force participation rates for women decline and the cost of child care continues to increase, the role of the employer in creating work-life balance for…
International Finance Corporation, September, 2017
Reports & Papers
This report is structured in six parts. Following this introduction and a description of the methodology used for this research, section 2 focuses on the why--the reasons that companies may want to invest in childcare support. It draws on the case…
International Finance Corporation, September, 2017
Executive Summary
This report shows that employer-supported childcare can yield substantial business benefits for employers across national, regulatory, and sector contexts. To substantiate the business case, the report draws on 10 case studies of employers who…
Hipp Lena, Morrissey Taryn, Warner Mildred, June, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Support from employers to help parents balance work and family responsibilities has become an increasingly important issue, particularly in the United States, where public support for families is scarce. Little is known about the effectiveness of…
Frankenberg Erica, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report aims to begin to understand the extent to which young children enrolled in school-based preschools are in racially diverse settings. (author abstract)
National-Louis University. McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Summer 2016
Reports & Papers
The upsurge in adding preK to elementary education has many principals and district leaders facing uncharted waters. School systems designed for traditional elementary education may not be a good fit for preK, especially for instructional leadership…
Charney Rachel L., Rebmann Terri, Flood Robert G., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: The objectives were to determine the impact of emergency childcare (EC) needs on health care workers' ability and likelihood to work during a pandemic versus an earthquake as well as to determine the anticipated need and expected use of…
Cortazar Alejandra, Q3 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
There is an ever-growing emphasis worldwide on increasing access to early childhood care and education programs and generating high-quality educational experiences for children, especially those from low-income families. Chile is not an exception in…
Gullekson Nicole L., Griffeth Rodger W., Vancouver Jeffrey B., Kovner Christine Tassone, Cohen Debra, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose -- Human resource management (HRM) practices are implemented to improve outcomes, such as reducing turnover, absenteeism, and improving performance. Using social exchange theory (SET), the purpose of this paper is to examine one HRM practice…