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Rohacek Monica, Coffey Amelia, Isaacs Julia B., Stevens Kathryn, July, 2019
Bibliographies
This resource guide contains a list of selected publications and other tools to support states, territories, and tribes seeking to build research and evaluation capacity. A previous edition of this resource guide, released in June 2018, can be found…
Rohacek Monica, Coffey Amelia, Stevens Kathryn, June, 2018
Bibliographies
This resource guide contains a list of selected publications and other tools to support states, territories, and tribes seeking to build research and evaluation capacity. For agencies that are new to evaluation or have limited research resources,…
Greenberg Erica, Isaacs Julia B., Derrick-Mills Teresa, Michie Molly, Stevens Kathryn, February, 2018
Reports & Papers

This study examines associations between state-determined payment rates and policies and several quality indicators to inform CCDF quality improvement efforts. It is guided by three research questions: 1. How much do payment rates and policies…

Derrick-Mills Teresa, Isaacs Julia B., Greenberg Erica, Michie Molly, Stevens Kathryn, 2018
Methods
First, we provide the research questions for this methods brief and summarize the research questions we explored in the full report. Next, we discuss the CCDF Policies Database and the policies and rates that our study examined. The bulk of this…
Minton Sarah, Blatt Lorraine, Tran Victoria, Stevens Kathryn, Giannarelli Linda, December, 2017
Other
This Book of Tables presents key aspects of the differences in CCDF-funded programs across all 50 States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands as of October 1, 2016.…
Stevens Kathryn, Blatt Lorraine, Minton Sarah, June, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
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…
Stevens Kathryn, Minton Sarah, Blatt Lorraine, Giannarelli Linda, November, 2016
Other
This report describes the policies that States and Territories use in operating child care subsidy systems under the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). Across the country and in five outlying areas, CCDF provides federal money to States,…
Stevens Kathryn, Minton Sarah, Blatt Lorraine, April, 2016
Other
The recent reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act will create some major changes in how States and Territories provide child care subsidies to low-income families. This brief focuses on just one change, the extent…
Minton Sarah, Stevens Kathryn, Blatt Lorraine, April, 2016
Other
In this brief, we look at current State/Territory policies for legally unregulated home-based providers as they are addressed in the new legislation in order to understand what State/Territories are currently doing and how those policies might have…
Minton Sarah, Stevens Kathryn, Blatt Lorraine, April, 2016
Other
When a family qualifies for subsidized child care, that qualification is not open-ended; a family is certified to receive the subsidy for only a certain period of time, during which they must continue to meet eligibility criteria and are often…
Minton Sarah, Stevens Kathryn, Blatt Lorraine, Durham Christin, October, 2015
Other
This report describes the policies that States and Territories use in operating child care subsidy systems under the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). Across the country and in five outlying areas, CCDF provides federal money to States,…