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Morales Holly, Suralta Brittany, Hirshberg Diane, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
ICOR will create professional development (PD) aimed at strengthening culturally responsive practice among two cohorts of educators providing Early Head Start services to low income Alaska Native/American Indian families in Anchorage. A set of…
Ponder Bentley D., Hudgins Randy, Bruno Jessie, Funke Shayna, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
DECAL proposed four overarching objectives of the project: (1) Increase DECAL-supported research on infants and toddlers; (2) align existing policies and programs with the CCDF State Plan and improve services for infants and toddlers; (3) strengthen…
Goerge Robert, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The evaluation of child care reforms in Illinois evaluates important statutory changes that resulted from the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014. The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is partnered with…

Bowne Jocelyn, Joshi Pamela, Giapponi Schneider Kate, Hardy Erin, Ha Yoonsook, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In response to the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 regulations, MA Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) is implementing a 12-month authorization period for all subsidy recipient families, with minimal mid-authorization…
George Thomas, Taylor Dawn Woods, Traen Sidney, Pratt Megan E., Hatfield Bridget E., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act has potentially large impacts on the children, families, and providers that participate in the subsidy system. The impacts are likely to be particularly salient for home-based providers and…
Rahn Naomi L., Reeve Amanda, McGurk Katherine, Prochazka Rose, Gernetzke Erin, Pergande Kathryn, Noll Samantha, Magnuson Katherine A., 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 (CCDBG) has resulted in substantial policy changes to Wisconsin Shares, including implementation of 12-month authorizations and increases in subsidy generosity. The purpose of this project is to…
Morales Holly, Suralta Brittany, Vadapalli Diwaker, Weinfurter William, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. (CITC), is a tribal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agency. CITC's Employment and Training Services Department (ETSD) operates both the CCDF and Tribal TANF programs in Anchorage, Alaska. These services…
Rahn Naomi L., Reeve Amanda, McGurk Katherine, Prochazka Rose, Gernetzke Erin, Burns Ailish, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
As the Lead Agency for administration of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) provides child care assistance to approximately 45,000 families each month through the Wisconsin Shares…
Polojac Sue, Dorn Chad, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) is developing an action plan on how best to build capacity to use data, research, and evaluation to inform decision-making. Towards that end, this project takes an inventory of…
Bendix Bruce, Goerge Robert, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The new 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act stresses the importance of evaluating the program's effectiveness including impacts on children. The planning grant enabled the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) to develop a…
Ponder Bentley D., Hudgins Randy, Pendergast Dean Meghan, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Georgia CCDF Evaluation Project (GCEP) represents a multi-dimensional framework of research activities related to Georgia's 2016–2018 CCDF State Plan. The overall goal of GCEP is to develop an evaluation agenda around select policies, programs,…
Dalton Jennifer, Lieber Stephanie, Faulkner-Schneider LuAnn, Blazer Lesli, Phillips Deborah A., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The 2016-2018 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan for Oklahoma details the state's implementation steps to address the requirements included in the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act. There…
Askew Christell, Oya Patti, Elquist Marty, Haboush-Deloye Amanda, Davidson Dawn, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In line with the goals of the CCDBG Act of 2014 to enhance the quality of child care for low-income children, the Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services Child Care and Development Program enacted a policy on March 1, 2016 to require…
George Thomas, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Hatfield Bridget E., Taylor Dawn Woods, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act has potentially large impacts on the children, families, and providers that participate in the subsidy system. The impacts are likely to be particularly salient for home-based providers and…
Bowne Jocelyn, Joshi Pamela, Giapponi Schneider Kate, Ha Yoonsook, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Decades of research have demonstrated the potential benefits of children's participation in high quality early education programs (Camilli, Vargas, Ryan, & Barnett, 2005; Yoshikawa et al., 2013). Subsidized access to early childhood education…