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Early Care & Education

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Initial Implementation of the 2014 Reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant

February 3, 2021
This project examines the initial effects of policy changes required by the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program as well as the subsequent CCDF final rule published in September 2016 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Early Care and Education Arrangements of Children under Age Five

July 14, 2020
Children under age five are about as likely to participate in nonparental care arrangements as they were in the mid-1990s. Children in nonparental care are now more likely to participate in center programs and less likely to receive care from family child care providers.

The Cost of Subsidized Child Care: 2005-2016

October 24, 2019
This research brief presents findings using national data from child care subsidy administrative records that states submit to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The analysis shows that a greater percentage of subsidized care occurred in licensed child care centers in FY 2016 than in FY 2005.

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  

In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Examining the Predictive Power of Children's School Readiness Skills

November 30, 2012
ASPE Research Brief By: Tamara G. Halle, Elizabeth C. Hair, Margaret Buchinal, Rachel Anderson, and Martha Zaslow

In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Contemplating "Threshholds" for School Readiness

January 11, 2012
ASPE Research Brief By: Tamara G. Halle, Elizabeth C. Hair, Margaret Buchinal, Rachel Anderson, and Martha Zaslow  

In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Project Overview

January 11, 2012
ASPE Research Brief Exploring the Evidence for Thresholds of School Readines By: Tamara G. Halle, Elizabeth C. Hair, Margaret Buchinal, Rachel Anderson, and Martha Zaslow

Access to Child Care for Low-Income Working Families

May 31, 1999
Out of necessity or choice, mothers are working outside the home in greater numbers than ever before. In 1996, three out of four mothers with children between 6 and 17 were in the labor force, compared to one in four in 1965. Two-thirds of mothers with children under six now work.

Head Start: What Do We Know About What Works?

March 28, 1990
Head Start programs provide comprehensive child development, educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to predominantly low income preschool children and their families.