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Rodler, Liza – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
The Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program serves refugees and other eligible youth within the United States who do not have a parent or relative available to care for them. While current research points to the importance of education for vulnerable populations including refugees, immigrants, and youth in foster care, there are gaps in the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Immigrants, Foster Care, Educational Attainment
Paschall, Katherine; Davis, Elizabeth E.; Tout, Kathryn – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
Families across the United States face a variety of challenges securing early care and education (ECE) for their children. The supply and price of ECE programs in local areas tell part but not all the access story for families. Describing access across multiple dimensions provides decision makers with a deeper understanding of families' ECE needs…
Descriptors: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Access to Education, Family Characteristics
McCormick, Meghan; Sarfo, Bright; Brennan, Emily – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
Over 5 million American children under the age of 18 years, a disproportionate number of whom are Black or Latino, have had a residential parent jailed or incarcerated. While a number of existing studies identify parental incarceration as a key risk factor for poor child and family outcomes, there is more limited information describing programs…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Hispanic Americans
Baumgartner, Scott; Cavadel, Elizabeth; Allison-Clark, Katherine – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
To promote children's healthy development and give them opportunities to flourish, families need a wide range of support services. These services are often disconnected from each other. Early care and education (ECE) has a particularly fragmented system (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 2018). Systems with myriad processes…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Health, Family Needs, Poverty
Kirby, Gretchen; Douglass, Anne; Lyskawa, Julia; Jones, Christopher; Malone, Lizabeth – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
Leadership is widely recognized as an essential driver of organizational performance and improvement, but little is known about who participates in leadership in early care and education (ECE) center-based settings and its role in improving quality and outcomes for staff and children. Additionally, information on how to define key constructs…
Descriptors: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Leadership, Child Care Centers
Lin, Van-Kim; Maxwell, Kelly – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
The Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Final Rule approved in 2016 outlined major policy changes in four areas: (1) health and safety; (2) consumer education; (3) equal access to high-quality care for children in families with low-incomes; and (4) quality improvement and…
Descriptors: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Federal Aid
Xue, Yange; Baxter, Cassandra; Jones, Christopher; Shah, Harshini; Caronongan, Pia; Aikens, Nikki; Bandel, Eileen; Cannon, Judy; Schellenberger, Kerry; Defnet, Amy; Vogel, Cheri; Atkins-Burnett, Sally – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
Early Head Start provides a comprehensive array of services for low-income pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers. The Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) 2018 provides a wealth of information about Early Head Start programs, center-based or home-based services, teachers and home visitors, and the…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Preschool Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Surveys
Datta, A. Rupa; Milesi, C.; Srivastava, S.; Zapata-Gietl, C. – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
This chartbook presents nationally representative estimates of all home-based care to children under age 13, using data from the 2012 and 2019 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). Home-based providers discussed in the report include both paid and unpaid providers of care. It describes counts of home-based providers and children…
Descriptors: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Child Caregivers, Children
Eddins, Katie; Clary, Elizabeth – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
The Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), authorized by Congress in 2010, is one of the largest federally funded programs designed to prevent adolescent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections and prepare youth for successful transition to adulthood. PREP legislation requires grantees to incorporate into their programs content on…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Youth Programs, Money Management, Relevance (Education)
Hill, Z.; Bali, D.; Gebhart, T.; Schaefer, C.; Halle, T. – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
Using data from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) Household Survey, this snapshot examines the questions: (1) Why did parents with young children search for a care provider? (2) What percentage of parents found a new care provider? and (3) Why did some parents' searches end without using a new care provider? The findings…
Descriptors: Parents, Child Care, Preschool Children, Family Income
Kopack Klein, Ashley; Aikens, Nikki; Li, Ann; Bernstein, Sara; Reid, Natalie; Dang, Myley; Blesson, Elizabeth; Rakibullah, Sharikah; Scott, Myah; Cannon, Judy; Harrington, Jeff; Larson, Addison; Malone, Lizabeth; Tarullo, Louisa – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
Head Start is a national program that helps young children from families with low income get ready to succeed in school. The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) is the premier source of national information about Head Start programs and participants. For more than two decades, FACES has been advancing the knowledge base about…
Descriptors: Children, Early Intervention, Preschool Education, Surveys
Doran, Elizabeth; Aikens, Nikki; Malone, Lizabeth; Harrington, Jeff; Cannon, Judy – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
This research brief draws upon the fall 2019 data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2019. FACES provides information at the national level about Head Start programs, centers, and classrooms as well as the children and families that Head Start serves. Head Start is a national program that helps young children from…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Early Intervention, Family Programs
Faucetta, Kristen; Michalopoulos, Charles; Portilla, Ximena A.; Qiang, Ashley; Lee, Helen; Millenky, Megan; Somers, Marie-Andrée – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
In 2010, Congress authorized the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program by enacting section 511 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 711, which also appropriated funding for fiscal years 2010 through 2014. Subsequently enacted laws extended funding for the program through fiscal year 2022. The program is…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Mothers, Infants, Federal Programs
Stark, Deborah Roderick – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
The sharing of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) cultures and lifeways provides opportunities for helping young children form deep connections to their community, which, in turn, aids in the development of their early language and literacy skills. This issue brief--based on interviews with eight Tribal Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Alaska Natives, Home Visits, Child Development
Banghart, Patti; Hill, Zoelene; Guerra, Gabriella; Covington, Denise; Tout, Kathryn – Administration for Children & Families, 2021
For most families, the process of finding and paying for child care is challenging, particularly for families with low incomes. Access to information about child care and early education options can provide a critical support for families as they engage in the search process. Consumer education can help raise families' awareness about the range of…
Descriptors: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Web Sites, Consumer Education
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