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Children, Youth, & Families

ASPE produces a range of policy research to promote child development, early childhood care and education, child welfare, positive youth development, and child and family well-being. 

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Implementation Study Design Report

December 21, 2015
The Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Replication Study is evaluating three replications of three evidence-based program models, for a total of nine sites funded through the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program. The study is managed by ASPE in partnership with OAH.

The Child SSI Program and the Changing Safety Net: Pathways to SSI

December 17, 2015
This research brief examines pathways to the child SSI program, drawing upon analysis of administrative data and site visits to Kentucky, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Texas. It finds that informal referrals appear to be most common, though schools, health care providers, and legal services staff also play a role.

The Child SSI Program and the Changing Safety Net: SSI and TANF Program Coordination

December 17, 2015
This research brief examines program coordination between the child SSI and TANF programs, drawing upon analysis of administrative data and site visits to Kentucky, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Estimates of Child Care Eligibility and Receipt for Fiscal Year 2012

November 23, 2015
This brief provides descriptive information on child care eligibility and receipt. Of the 14.2 million children eligible for child care subsidies under federal rules, 15 percent received subsidies. Of the 8.9 million children eligible for child care subsidies under state rules, 25 percent received subsidies. Poorer children were more likely to receive subsidies than less poor children.

The Experiences of Families During A Father’s Incarceration: Descriptive Findings from Baseline Data Collection for the Multi-site Family Study on Incarceration, Parenting and Partnering

November 12, 2015
Using data from baseline interviews, this report describes the experiences of 1,482 incarcerated fathers and their intimate or coparenting female partners.

Understanding Unlicensed Care Homes: Final Report

August 31, 2015
Angela M. Greene, Michael Lepore, Linda Lux, Kristie Porter, and Emily Vreeland RTI International Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (81 PDF pages)