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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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Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, June 2021
Other

This paper will make the case for policymakers to consider investing in the entire early care and education system rather than create new structures that could further isolate programs-such as Pre-K-from the mixed delivery system. (author…

Adams Gina, Ewen Danielle, Luetmer Grace, June 2021
Other

Using contract-based financing mechanisms to meet child care goals is of increasing interest to policymakers and stakeholders seeking to address key issues and inequities in the child care system, including how to address the major challenges…

Adams Gina, Ewen Danielle, Luetmer Grace, June 2021
Executive Summary

Using contract-based financing mechanisms to meet child care goals is of increasing interest to policymakers and stakeholders seeking to address key issues and inequities in the child care system, including how to address the major challenges…

Ewen Danielle, Adams Gina, Luetmer Grace, June 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The various relief packages passed by Congress over the past year have given states more than $50 billion to support and sustain child care. This enormous influx of funds provides challenges and opportunities to transform the child care system,…

Garver Karin A., May 2021
Other

This document provides descriptions of funding strategies used to support public pre-kindergarten programs. City examples and considerations are included.

Home Grown, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
The impact of Home Grown’s Emergency Fund on HBCC was far-reaching. Home Grown’s grants, combined with matching private funds and public funding, provided direct support to 2625 HBCC providers who served more than 18,000 children. These funds…
Trivedi Pamala, Hoffman Cheri, February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief synthesizes and extends key findings from the Improving Programs, Policies, and Services to Promote Healthy Development in Middle Childhood in Afterschool Settings Project (MCASP) (see sidebar). Findings draw from a literature review,…

Bartko W. Todd, Miller Kassandra, Sparr Mariel, Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief summarizes findings on the sources, use, and adequacy of program funding from interviews with five afterschool program administrators and frontline staff. The five programs represent diverse geographic regions, program settings, and…

First Five Years Fund, February, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Every year, millions of children from low-income families who range in age from birth through age five, benefit from the array of federal early learning and care programs. While programs may occur in different settings and have different…
Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Bellows Laura, DiCarlo Cynthia F., Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Sonnier-Netto Libbie, 2021
Other

This report presents key information about the costs of and funding mechanisms for early childhood care and education in Louisiana and the impacts on the early education workforce including (1) the prevalence of turnover, (2) potential drivers of…

Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Bellows Laura, DiCarlo Cynthia F., Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Sonnier-Netto Libbie, 2021
Executive Summary

This report presents key information about the costs of and funding mechanisms for early childhood care and education in Louisiana and the impacts on the early education workforce including (1) the prevalence of turnover, (2) potential drivers of…

Carolan Megan E., May, 2020
Reports & Papers
This document highlights the specific findings as they relate to select counties in South Carolina which we define as more likely to be rural. Providers were asked to report the county in which they were located during the survey, so this is the…
Carolan Megan E., May, 2020
Reports & Papers
Between April 17 and April 27, the Institute for Child Success (ICS) surveyed early care and education providers, trying to understand more about the effect of the pandemic on the already-fragile early care and education market. The results of the…
Carolan Megan E., May, 2020
Executive Summary
Between April 17 and April 27, the Institute for Child Success (ICS) surveyed early care and education providers, trying to understand more about the effect of the pandemic on the already-fragile early care and education market. The results of the…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Weisenfeld GG, February, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In order to expand high quality public preschool, a 3-step approach to ensuring adequate funding is needed. First, design a program to meet a state's goals and then determine the cost of that program. Second, designate how the resources to pay for…