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National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, 17 December, 2020
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This document provides an overview of the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social and Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children and looks at state implementation strategies, highlighting examples from Wisconsin and Florida.
Belfield Clive R., 15 December, 2020
Reports & Papers
In this Report, we investigate the economic consequences of early childhood education in North Carolina. Early education and child care systems encompass a range of providers and programs for children from birth up to kindergarten entry. We show how…
McFadden Karen E., Shannon Jacqueline D., DeSousa Jahnavi, December 12 2020
Reports & Papers

This study was undertaken by researchers from Brooklyn College at the City University of New York in partnership with the New York City DOE DECE and DOHMH BEI. A key goal of this research project was to address gaps in the literature as well as…

Coronado Fatima, Blough Sara, Bergeron Deborah, Proia Krista K., Sauber-Schatz Erin, Beltran Marco Antonio, Rau Katherine Troy, McMichael Andria, Fortin Tracye, Lackey Mark, Rohs Jovanna, Sparrow Tracey, Baldwin Grant, 11 December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In collaboration with ACF, CDC conducted a mixed-methods study during September–October 2020 in Head Start programs in eight states (Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Maine, Missouri, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin). Head Start programs, each with five to…
Massachusetts. Department of Early Education and Care, 08 December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report includes data analysis of results from a survey of licensed early education and care providers in Massachusetts. It focused on enrollment and attendance, operational capacity, and demand.
Smith Kelly B., Winter 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Do states learn from other states through venues other than the legislative enactment of new policies? This article demonstrates that two-way learning can occur through alternative venues: (1) legislators can adjust the budget of similar state…
Rachidi Angela, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The coronavirus pandemic has placed caregiving at the top of many Americans’ minds. Recent upticks in teleworking arrangements, along with the widespread shock to school and childcare situations this past spring, have raised important questions…
Rachidi Angela, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The coronavirus pandemic has placed caregiving at the top of many Americans’ minds. Recent upticks in teleworking arrangements, along with the widespread shock to school and childcare situations this past spring, have raised important questions…
Afterschool Alliance, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The Afterschool Alliance’s fourth edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed accounting of the circumstances and conditions of U.S. children during the hours of 3 to 6 p.m. and compares afterschool program participation and unmet demand…
Afterschool Alliance, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
America After 3PM is a national survey of parents or guardians of school-aged children, screening 31,055 households and having 14,393 households completing in-depth interviews via an online survey using a blend of national consumer panels. At least…
Afterschool Alliance, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The 2020 Top 10 States for Afterschool brief delves into the data used to determine the top 10, as well as factors that may have contributed to each state’s ranking. What it finds overall is that every state in the top 10 has its own unique story of…
Early Milestones Colorado, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
A summer 2020 survey of the impact of COVID-19 on families revealed widespread uncertainty about education and care plans and worries about young children’s mental health. In November 2020 some of these same families spoke with Early Milestones…
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…
Pacheco-Applegate Aida, Carreon Erin Devorah, Ellis Emily, Thomas Whitney Clarke, Henly Julia R., Spielberger Julie, Ybarra Marci, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study explores how Latino families living in predominantly Latino communities in Chicago make childcare decisions given the density of formal care options in their communities. The study draws on interviews with 32 Latina mothers and 8…
Pacheco-Applegate Aida, Carreon Erin Devorah, Ellis Emily, Thomas Whitney Clarke, Henly Julia R., Spielberger Julie, Ybarra Marci, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This study explores how Latino families living in predominantly Latino communities in Chicago make childcare decisions given the amount of formal care options in their communities. This brief report summarizes our study methods, findings, and…