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Pears Katherine C., Miao Alicia, Green Beth L., Lauzus Nicole, Patterson Lindsey Brianna, Scheidt Deena, Tremaine Elizabeth, March 2021
Reports & Papers

This report presents the results of a Household Survey that was conducted in Fall 2020 to learn about how the landscape of child care services and supports changed in Oregon during the pandemic and related statewide closures that occurred in the…

Pears Katherine C., Miao Alicia, Green Beth L., Lauzus Nicole, Tremaine Elizabeth, March 2021
Executive Summary

In March of 2020, many services and supports for families were suspended or otherwise disrupted due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This report presents the results of a Household Survey that was conducted in Fall 2020 to learn about how the…

United States. Office of Child Care, January, 2021
Reports & Papers
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF) focuses on finding innovative solutions to improve working families’ access to affordable, high-quality child care. ACF also investigates how…
United States. Administration for Children and Families, January, 2021
Executive Summary
From September through November 2019, the White House Office of Economic Initiatives partnered with ACF to convene a series of half-day Roundtables in ten locations across the country. Parents, child care providers, employers, state and local…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Provider Cost of Quality Calculator (PCQC) can help states estimate increased costs and help states “test” financial options to support child care programs. The PCQC is a web-based tool that calculates the cost of care based on site-level…
Jeon Hyun-Joo, Peterson Carla A., Luze Gayle J., Carta Judith J., Langill Carolyn Clawson, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study investigates the relations among low-income parents' perceptions of their child's teacher, parental school involvement, and children's pre-academic skills and aggressive behaviors by program type: Head Start or other early childhood…
Mudrick Hannah B., Robinson JoAnn, Brophy-Herb Holly, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although 3-year-olds in the United States may attend prekindergarten prior to formal school entry in kindergarten, few investigations focus on the socioemotional foundations of classroom learning at age 3 and their relationship to later achievement…
Aikens Nikki, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Tarullo Louisa B., Malone Lizabeth M., Kelly Annalee, Cannon Judith, July-September 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study uses a resiliency framework to provide a national portrait of the strengths and resources of low-income Black and Hispanic/Latino boys served by Head Start. Findings suggest that although low-income boys of color are a vulnerable subgroup…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, May, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Program final rule (2016) require states and territories to have health and safety requirements in 11 different topic areas, as well as…
Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education, 27 February, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Hawaii Preschool Development Grant Birth to Five (PDG B-5) program provided financial support to Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education (Hawaii P-20) to conduct an unduplicated count study within the Hawaii’s early childhood mixed delivery…
MGT Consulting, 26 February, 2020
Reports & Papers
The State of Hawaii has long standing, well documented shortages in early childhood care and education. The access to care for infants and toddlers under the age of three is especially challenging. Existing organizations have documented the critical…
MGT Consulting, 26 February, 2020
Executive Summary
The State of Hawaii has long standing, well documented shortages in early childhood care and education. The access to care for infants and toddlers under the age of three is especially challenging. Existing organizations have documented the critical…
ICF, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report summarizes the results of Hawaii's statewide early childhood system needs assessment carried out by the ICF project team from September 2019 to February 2020, with the support of Hawaii-based consulting partner Summer Helms assisted by…
ICF, 2020
Executive Summary
This report summarizes the results of Hawaii's statewide early childhood system needs assessment carried out by the ICF project team from September 2019 to February 2020, with the support of Hawaii-based consulting partner Summer Helms assisted by…
Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Morris Amanda Sheffield, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, King Christopher T., Guminski Sarah, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
CAP Tulsa's Head Start programs are of unusually high quality and have well-documented benefits to child school readiness and academic achievement in middle school. (Gormley, Phillips, & Gayer, 2008; Phillips, Gormley, & Anderson, 2016) The…