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Jayson Seaman – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2024
College costs and persistent workforce shortages have prompted educators, policymakers, and employers to shift the conversation on the transition from school from a narrow "college for all" emphasis to a broader "postsecondary education" and "career pathways" perspective. This paper describes an innovative effort to…
Descriptors: Career Pathways, Secondary School Students, Youth Programs, Postsecondary Education
Boege, Sarah; Carson, Jess – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2023
New Hampshire families have not been exempted from the disruptions and challenges associated with an enduring pandemic, including disruptions to their children's care and education arrangements, pressure on household budgets due to rising inflation, and new challenges of meeting children's social, emotional, and physical needs amid persistent…
Descriptors: Family Needs, Surveys, Family (Sociological Unit), Children
Carson, Jess; Boege, Sarah – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2023
New Hampshire families have not been exempt from the disruptions and challenges associated with an enduring pandemic, including disruptions to their children's care and education arrangements, pressure on household budgets due to rising inflation, and challenges of meeting children's emergent social, emotional, and physical needs amid persistent…
Descriptors: Child Care, Parent Attitudes, Barriers, COVID-19
Boege, Sarah; Carson, Jess – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2023
In this brief, the authors explore how state-level decisions in New Hampshire and Vermont manifest in the early childhood education and care sector, through the lens of the interstate Upper Valley region. They demonstrate the significant differences in the reach and adequacy of child care financial assistance programs ("child care…
Descriptors: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Decision Making, State Action
Boege, Sarah; Carson, Jess; Nasirova, Kamala – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2023
In this brief, the authors illustrate New Hampshire and Vermont's different responses to supporting the early childhood education and care sector during the COVID-19 pandemic and examine the limited publicly available data on pandemic relief funds through the lens of the interstate Upper Valley region. While data limitations preclude the authors…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Early Childhood Education, Child Care
Carson, Jess; Boege, Sarah – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2023
In this brief, authors Jess Carson and Sarah Boege describe changes in the early childhood education and care landscape of Grafton and Sullivan Counties in New Hampshire and Orange and Windsor Counties in Vermont, collectively known as the Upper Valley. The authors find that the Upper Valley lost 25 regulated child care providers serving children…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Teacher Supply and Demand, Change
Kurtz, Michael D.; Conway, Karen S.; Mohr, Robert D. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2021
Nationwide, over half a million children live in households that report very low food security among children, meaning a child is not eating enough, going hungry, skipping a meal, or not eating for a full day because the household can't afford food. School meals fill an important gap in meeting household food demand during the week but cannot meet…
Descriptors: Food, Security (Psychology), Hunger, Economically Disadvantaged
Sáenz, Rogelio; Sparks, Corey; Validova, Asiya – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2021
In this brief, authors Rogelio Sáenz, Corey Sparks, and Asiya Validova report that in April 2020, after the first two months of significant spread of COVID-19 in the United States, nearly 25 million fewer people had a job. In June 2021, there were still 5.9 million fewer people employed, representing a drop of 3.7 percent in workers since before…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Employment Level, Unemployment
Howard, Jill; Wilson, Fiona; Aliouche, E. Hachemi – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2020
Ninety percent of brain development takes place before the age of five, and while universally agreed to be pivotal in defining the trajectory of a child's life, access to high-quality Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) is often inaccessible for the world's most vulnerable populations. For the 2.5 million children living in East Africa's…
Descriptors: Child Care, Need Gratification, Low Income Groups, Foreign Countries
Kvaal, James; Thompson, Jessica – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2020
In this perspectives brief, authors James Kvaal and Jessica Thompson explore the challenge of college affordability and summarize the campaign proposals to address it. Driven by steadily rising college costs and student debt, the 2020 presidential campaign has put the issues of college costs and student debt on the agenda as never before. Many…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, Paying for College, Political Campaigns
Sáenz, Rogelio; Sparks, Corey – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2020
While the overall national portrait of the impact of the virus on the economy and job situation is becoming increasingly clear, much less is known for different populations within the country. Job loss and recovery have been much more challenging for certain racial/ethnic, gender, and nativity groups. Policymakers and community leaders need…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Employment Level, Unemployment
Ettlinger, Michael; Hensley, Jordan; Vieira, Julia – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2019
In this brief, authors Michael Ettlinger, Jordan Hensley, and Julia Vieira analyze how much the governments of different countries spend, and on what, to illuminate the range of fiscal policy options available and provide a basis for determining which approaches work best. They report that the United States ranks twenty-fourth in government…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Taxes, Health, Armed Forces
Leonard, Sarah E. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2017
Research on narrowing the academic achievement gap between lower- and higher-income youth tends to focus on the inputs provided by schools. Little attention, however, is paid to extracurricular activities, both structured and unstructured, even though extracurricular participation and employment can have positive impacts similar to in-school…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Student Participation, Secondary School Students, Socioeconomic Status
Mattingly, Marybeth J.; Schaefer, Andrew; Gagnon, Douglas J. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2017
In this brief, authors Marybeth Mattingly, Andrew Schaefer, and Douglas Gagnon explore challenges and opportunities for youth in Southwestern (SW) Minnesota. They analyze data on various demographic, economic, educational, and social indicators to gain a better understanding of the circumstances youth face and the opportunity available in SW…
Descriptors: Poverty, Barriers, Opportunities, Youth
Carson, Jessica A. – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2017
Policy makers and advocates nationwide recognize that funding for early childhood education is a crucial investment in the future. Critical foundational development occurs before age 5, and research consistently shows that high-quality early education for children leads to higher future educational attainment and lower likelihood of crime, and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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