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Child care subsidies under the CCDF program: An overview of policy differences across states and territories as of October 1, 2017

Within the federal guidelines, States/Territories have the discretion to establish many of the detailed policies used to operate their CCDF programs. In this brief, we present some of the policy differences across the States and Territories. The policies are taken from the CCDF Policies Database, a project funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation within the Administration for Children and Families. The CCDF Policies Database tracks State/Territory policies over time, with hundreds of variables tracking policies related to: - family eligibility - application and wait list procedures - family copayments - provider reimbursement rates - other provider policies. This brief serves as a companion piece to the 2017 Book of Tables, providing a graphical overview of some of the policy differences across States/Territories. We describe and present policies related to: -eligibility requirements -family application and terms of authorization - family payments - policies for providers. Finally, we provide information about additional resources that are available from the CCDF Policies Database project. (author abstract)
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Fact Sheets & Briefs
U.S. Virgin Islands; United States; Puerto Rico; Northern Mariana Islands; Guam; American Samoa

Related resources include summaries, versions, measures (instruments), or other resources in which the current document plays a part. Research products funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation are related to their project records.

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