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Is there a system supporting low-income working families?
Zedlewski, Sheila R.; Adams, Gina; Dubay, Lisa C.; Kenney, Genevieve M.;

An investigation of the efficiency of the Medicaid and State Child Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), food stamps, child care subsidies, and the earned income tax credit (EITC) programs in supporting low-income, working families

Reports & Papers

February 2006

Early care and education for children in low-income families: Patterns of use, quality, and potential policy implications
Adams, Gina; Tout, Kathryn; Zaslow, Martha;

A review of research in four areas: 1) child care and early education usage patterns among children from low-income families, 2) child care and early education quality and its relation to child development, 3) child care and early education quality for children from low-income families, and 4) the policy context shaping child care and early education quality

Other

May, 2007

Toward a new child care policy
Edie, David;

A description of current child care subsidy policy with recommendations for improving its role as a work support and as a way to educate young children

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2006

Children caring for themselves and child neglect: When do they overlap?
Zielewski, Erica H.; Malm, Karin; Geen, Rob;

A study of how child welfare agencies distinguish between cases of self care and child neglect based on interviews and focus groups with child protective services staff and a review of administrative forms

Reports & Papers

2006

Parents' perspectives on child care subsidies and moving from welfare to work [Executive Summary]
Snyder, Kathleen; Bernstein, Sara; Koralek, Robin;

Summary of the third part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, presenting focus group data on the experiences of current and former TANF recipients with the child care subsidy system

Executive Summary

2006

Parents' perspectives on child care subsidies and moving from welfare to work
Snyder, Kathleen; Bernstein, Sara; Koralek, Robin;

The third part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, presenting focus group data on the experiences of current and former TANF recipients with the child care subsidy system

Reports & Papers

2006

Child care subsidies and leaving welfare: Policy issues and strategies [Executive Summary]
Adams, Gina; Koralek, Robin; Martinson, Karin;

Summary of the second part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, focusing on child care subsidy use by parents in transition from TANF to employment

Executive Summary

2006

Child care subsidies and leaving welfare: Policy issues and strategies
Adams, Gina; Koralek, Robin; Martinson, Karin;

The second part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, focusing on child care subsidy use by parents in transition from TANF to employment

Reports & Papers

2006

Child care subsidies for TANF families: The nexus of systems and policies [Executive Summary]
Adams, Gina; Holcomb, Pamela A.; Snyder, Kathleen; Koralek, Robin; Capizzano, Jeffrey;

Summary of the first of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, focusing on administrative structures, protocols and interagency coordination as they affect TANF parents

Executive Summary

2006

Child care subsidies for TANF families: The nexus of systems and policies
Adams, Gina; Holcomb, Pamela A.; Snyder, Kathleen; Koralek, Robin; Capizzano, Jeffrey;

First of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, focusing on administrative structures, protocols and interagency coordination as they affect TANF parents

Reports & Papers

2006

Child care subsidies and TANF: A synthesis of three studies on systems, policies, and parents
Holcomb, Pamela A.; Adams, Gina; Snyder, Kathleen; Koralek, Robin; Martinson, Karin; Capizzano, Jeffrey;

A summary of findings from a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, focusing on administrative structures, protocols and interagency coordination as they affect administrators and TANF parents, child care subsidy use by parents in transition to work, and the experiences of current and former TANF recipients with the subsidy system

Other

2006

Caring for children of color: The child care patterns of white, black, and Hispanic children under 5
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Adams, Gina; Ost, Jason;

A study of child care arrangement patterns across groups of white, African American and Hispanic children

Reports & Papers

2006

Recent changes in Wisconsin welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Ehrle, Jennifer; Seefeldt, Kristin S.; Snyder, Kathleen; McMahon, Patricia;

A discussion of the late-1990s reform to Wisconsin’s welfare policies regarding work requirements and familial eligibility for child care subsidies and cash assistance

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

Assessing the New Federalism: Eight years later
Golden, Olivia;

A compilation of findings from Assessing the New Federalism (ANF), a longitudinal survey-based project analyzing the effects of welfare reform in 1997, 1999, and 2002

Reports & Papers

2005

Use of relative care by working parents
Snyder, Kathleen; Dore, Timothy; Adelman, Sarah;

A brief informing policymakers on relative child care, why parents choose it and which children are likely to use it

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2005

Many young children spend long hours in child care
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Main, Regan;

A fact sheet examining the number of hours that children under age five with working mothers typically spend in nonparental child care, using data from the National Survey of America's Families (NSAF) 2002.

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2005

Unsupervised time: Family and child factors associated with self-care
Vandivere, Sharon; Tout, Kathryn; Zaslow, Martha; Calkins, Julia; Capizzano, Jeffrey;

A report on the characteristics of and factors associated with the self-care arrangements of children aged six to 12

Reports & Papers

2003

Children in low-income families are less likely to be in center-based child care
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Adams, Gina;

A brief comparing the child care arrangements of children under five from high- and low-income families.

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2004

Recent changes in Michigan welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Seefeldt, Kristin S.; Leos-Urbel, Jacob; McMahon, Patricia; Snyder, Kathleen;

A brief on changes to social welfare policies in Michigan beginning in the 1990s to 2000

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

Recent changes in Washington welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Thompson, Terri; Snyder, Kathleen; O'Brien, Carolyn; Malm, Karin;

A brief on changes to social welfare policies in Washington beginning in the 1990s to 2000

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

Recent changes in Texas welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Capps, Randy; Pindus, Nancy; Snyder, Kathleen; Leos-Urbel, Jacob;

A brief on changes to social welfare policies in Texas from 1997 to 2000

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

Recent changes in Minnesota welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Tout, Kathryn; Martinson, Karin; Koralek, Robin; Ehrle, Jennifer;

A brief on changes to social welfare policies in Minnesota from 1997 to 2000

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

Recent changes in Florida welfare to work, child care, and child welfare systems
Botsko, Christopher; Snyder, Kathleen; Leos-Urbel, Jacob;

A brief on changes to social welfare policies in Florida beginning in the 1990s to 2000

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

Recent changes in New Jersey welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Koralek, Robin; Pindus, Nancy; Capizzano, Jeffrey; Bess, Roseana;

A brief on changes to social welfare policies in New Jersey beginning in the 1990s to 2000

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

Families who left welfare: Who are they and how are they doing?
Loprest, Pamela;

A study of the economic status of a nationally representative sample of families who left welfare in the early period after federal welfare reform

Reports & Papers

1999

Recent changes in California welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Parrish, Deborah (Montgomery); Kaye, Laura; Martinson, Karin; Geen, Rob;

A brief on recent changes to social welfare policies in California.

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2002

More than a work support?: Issues around integrating child development goals into the child care subsidy system
Adams, Gina; Rohacek, Monica;

A description of issues involved in using the child care subsidy system to support child development

Other

2002

Getting help with child care expenses
Giannarelli, Linda; Adelman, Sarah; Schmidt, Stefanie;

An analysis of the relationship between child care help and child care expenses for working families between 1997 and 1999

Reports & Papers

2003

Essential but often ignored: Child care providers in the subsidy system
Adams, Gina; Snyder, Kathleen; Tout, Kathryn;

An analysis of subsidy policies and practices that affect providers serving subsidized families, focusing on the amount providers are paid to care for subsidized children and how providers experience the subsidy system

Reports & Papers

2003

Child care subsidy policies and practices: Implications for child care providers
Adams, Gina; Snyder, Kathleen;

A study of subsidy policies and practices that can shape the experiences of providers serving subsidized children, especially the way providers’ pay and their ability to navigate the subsidy system affect their participation in the system, the quality of child care, and their financial stability; based on interviews and site visits in 17 sites

Other

2003

The new child care block grant: State funding choices and their implications
Long, Sharon K.; Clark, Sandra J.;

A discussion of states’ usage of the Child Care Block Grant (CCBG) after the 1996 welfare reform and the implication of such changes in spending on welfare programs

Fact Sheets & Briefs

1997

Children cared for by relatives: Who are they and how are they faring?
Ehrle, Jennifer; Clark, Rebecca;

An investigation into the well-being of children living in non-parental family arrangements, based of data from the National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF)

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

Recent changes in New York welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Fender, Lynne; O'Brien, Carolyn; Thompson, Terri; Snyder, Kathleen; Bess, Roseana;

A study of the welfare reform philosophical shift from cash assistance to workforce development in two cities in New York state

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2002

Child care assistance under welfare reform: Early responses by the states
Long, Sharon K.; Kirby, Gretchen; Kurka, Robin; Boots, Shelley Waters;

An exploration of the child care assistance system in place just before the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) and states’ use of the increased freedom of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) to develop new systems of assistance

Other

1998

Primary child care arrangements of employed parents: Findings from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families
Sonenstein, Freya Lund; Gates, Gary J.; Schmidt, Stefanie; Bolshun, Natalya;

A discussion of data from the 1999 National Survey of America’s Families focusing on child care arrangements for children under the age of 13 with employed parents

Reports & Papers

2002

Early care and education: Work support for families and development opportunity for young children
Tout, Kathryn; Zaslow, Martha; Romano Papillo, Angela; Vandivere, Sharon;

An investigation into the use of nonparental care by families, based on information gathered from the National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF)

Reports & Papers

2001

Who's caring for our youngest children?: Child care patterns of infants and toddlers
Ehrle, Jennifer; Adams, Gina; Tout, Kathryn;

A compendium of child care arrangements and characteristics for children under three years old, based on data from the 1997 National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF)

Reports & Papers

2001

Recent changes in Alabama welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Holcomb, Pamela A.; Schlichter, Kathryn; Schmidt, Stefanie; Adams, Gina; Leos-Urbel, Jacob;

A brief on recent changes to social welfare policies in Alabama.

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2001

What happens when the school year is over?: The use and costs of child care for school-age children during the summer months
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Adelman, Sarah; Stagner, Matthew;

An examination of child care arrangements and time spent in care among 6- to 12-year-old children during the summer using data from the 1999 National Survey of America’s Families

Reports & Papers

2002

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: New York
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in New York that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income.

Reports & Papers

2001

Navigating the child care subsidy system: Policies and practices that affect access and retention
Adams, Gina; Snyder, Kathleen; Sandfort, Jodi R.;

A brief that summarizes the results of a study of child care subsidy policies and practices that can affect parents' interaction with the subsidy agency, the subsidy application process, and subsidy retention.

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2002

Getting and retaining child care assistance: How policy and practice influence parents experiences
Adams, Gina; Snyder, Kathleen; Sandfort, Jodi R.;

A study of parents' interaction with the child care subsidy system and how state and local subsidy policies and practices affect parents' experiences. Particular attention is paid to the process of applying for and retaining subsidies.

Reports & Papers

2002

Child care patterns of school-age children with employed mothers
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Tout, Kathryn; Adams, Gina;

An examination of variations in out-of-school time child care arrangements used by families with working mothers, based on data from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families (NSAF)

Reports & Papers

2000

Child care expenses of America's families
Giannarelli, Linda; Barsimantov, James;

A study of the child care expenses of working families with children under age 13, with particular attention to low-income families.

Reports & Papers

2000

The number of child care arrangements used by children under five: Variation across states
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Adams, Gina;

A study of the consistent weekly use of multiple child care arrangements by employed mothers of preschool children, examining variations by state, child age, and family income level, and analyzing combinations of child care types, based on data from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families (NSAF)

Reports & Papers

2000

The hours that children under five spend in child care: Variation across states
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Adams, Gina;

A study of the number of hours that children under five spent in child care while their mothers were at work and the variations in child care use by state, by the child's age, and by the income status of the child's family.

Reports & Papers

2000

Child care arrangements for children under five: Variation across states
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Adams, Gina; Sonenstein, Freya Lund;

A study of the primary child care arrangements of children under five whose mothers are employed, as well as of the variations in patterns of child care arrangements by state, by the child's age, and by the income status of the child's family.

Reports & Papers

2000

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Wisconsin
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

An analysis of child care use in Wisconsin, including types and number of child care arrangements, hours spent in care, and amount of money spent on care, with variations by children's age and family income status

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: New Jersey
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in New Jersey that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Mississippi
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in Mississippi that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Texas
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in Texas that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Washington
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in Washington that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Minnesota
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in Minnesota that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Massachusetts
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in Massachusetts that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Michigan
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in Michigan that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Florida
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in Florida that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: California
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

A profile of child care in California that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

Reports & Papers

2001

State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Alabama
Snyder, Kathleen; Adams, Gina;

An analysis of child care use by children of working mothers in Alabama, including data on types and numbers of child care arrangements, hours children spend in care, and dollar amounts families spend on child care

Reports & Papers

2001

Child care and welfare reform
Adams, Gina; Rohacek, Monica;

An overview the evolution of federal child care subsidy policy since 1996, a discussion of the use of subsidized child care among low-income populations, and an identification of possible themes in the debate over the reauthorization of federal funds for the subsidy, expansion, and improvement of child care and early education services

Fact Sheets & Briefs

2002