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Early Childhood Development

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Braiding Federal Funding to Expand Access to Quality Early Care and Education and Early Childhood Supports and Services: A Tool for States and Local Communities

August 23, 2021
This tool was developed to assist states and local communities in braiding, blending, or layering multiple federal funding streams (for example, Head Start and the Child Care and Development Fund) to increase the supply of quality early care and education and increase access to comprehensive early childhood and family support services within a coordinated, comprehensive early childhood system a
Research Brief

Foster Care Entry Rates Grew Faster for Infants than for Children of Other Ages, 2011-2018

August 17, 2021
Between 2011 and 2018, increasing numbers of infants were removed from their parents or caregivers. From 2011 to 2018 the number of infants entering foster care increased 24 percent reaching around 50,000 in 2018. This increase was nearly 13 times as much as the 1.8 percent increase in placements for other age groups .
ASPE Issue Brief

Expanding Access to Family-Centered Medication-Assisted Treatment Issue Brief

February 21, 2019
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State Policy Levers for Expanding Family-Centered Medication-Assisted Treatment

February 21, 2019
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Research on Early Childhood Homelessness

October 30, 2016
This infographic shows that, in the United States, infancy is the age at which individuals are most likely to enter shelter or transitional housing, followed by ages one to five, and homelessness during pregnancy and in the early years is harmful to children’s development. Given the research showing the importance of addressing early childhood homelessness, the U.S.

Work-Family Supports for Low-Income Families: Key Research Findings and Policy Trends

February 28, 2014
The paper addresses four areas of work-family policy with particular relevance for the wellbeing of low-income working parents and their families: (1) unpaid family and medical leave, (2) paid parental or family leave (extended leave), (3) paid sick leave (short-term leave), and (4) workplace flexibility or initiatives to expand employees’ control over work shifts, hours, and other circumstance

Children in Nonparental Care: Findings from the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health

February 28, 2014
This ASPE Research Brief presents analyses of the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health describing the characteristics, health and well-being of children who live with neither of their biological parents. The analysis compares children living with neither of their biological parents to children living with one or two biological parents.
Literature Review

Children in Nonparental Care: A Review of the Literature and Analysis of Data Gaps

November 30, 2012
Typically, one or two parents and a child–along with any siblings–comprise a family, and the parents’ interactions with the child are a primary driver of the child’s development. Yet nearly 4 percent of U.S. children (nearly 3 million) live in homes with no parent present.

In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Exploring the evidence for Thresholds of School Readiness Technical Report

November 30, 2012
ASPE Report   By: Tamara G. Halle, Elizabeth C. Hair, Margaret Buchinal, Rachel Anderson, and Martha Zaslow Prepared for: Laura Radel Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services