CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Fewer Children, Fewer Providers: Trends in CCDBG Participation http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/fewer-children-fewer-providers Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/fewer-children-fewer-providers CCDBG Participation Drops to Historic Low http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/ccdbg-participation-drops-to-historic-low Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:09:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/ccdbg-participation-drops-to-historic-low Medicaid Expansion Helps Kids by Helping Moms Get Care for Maternal Depression http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/medicaid-expansion-helps-kids-by-helping-moms-get-care-for-maternal-depression Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:47:35 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/medicaid-expansion-helps-kids-by-helping-moms-get-care-for-maternal-depression 2014 Head Start and Early Head Start State Profiles http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/2014-head-start-and-early-head-start-state-profiles Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:58:59 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/2014-head-start-and-early-head-start-state-profiles Seizing New Policy Opportunities to Help Low-Income Mothers with Depression http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/seizing-new-policy-opportunities Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:47:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/seizing-new-policy-opportunities Child Care Assistance Spending and Participation in 2014 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/child-care-assistance-spending-and-participation-in-2014 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:21:30 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/child-care-assistance-spending-and-participation-in-2014 Disparate Access: Head Start and CCDBG Data by Race and Ethnicity http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/disparate-access Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:22:57 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/disparate-access Two-Generational Strategies to Improve Family and Child Outcomes http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/two-generational-strategies-to-improve-family-and-child-outcomes Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:26:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/two-generational-strategies-to-improve-family-and-child-outcomes 2014 Data Demonstrates Crucial Role of Head Start for Children and Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/2014-data-demonstrates-crucial-role-of-head-start-for-children-and-families Thu, 25 Feb 2016 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/2014-data-demonstrates-crucial-role-of-head-start-for-children-and-families TANF and the First Year of Life: Making a Difference at a Pivotal Moment http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/tanf-and-the-first-year-of-life Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:05:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/tanf-and-the-first-year-of-life Implementing the Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization: A Guide for States http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/ccdbg-guide-for-states Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/ccdbg-guide-for-states This guide, written jointly by CLASP and NWLC, is designed to help policymakers and advocates gain a better understanding of what is entailed in fully implementing the law.

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Webinar: Children and Young Adults in Poverty: A Look by Race and Geography http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/webinar Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:52:33 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/webinar Child Care Assistance: A Vital Support for Working Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/child-care-assistance-a-vital-support Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/child-care-assistance-a-vital-support Child Care Reauthorization One Year Later, Further Investments Needed http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/child-care-reauthorization-one-year-later-further-investments-needed Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:56:12 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/child-care-reauthorization-one-year-later-further-investments-needed CLASP Head Start Reauthorization Comments in Response to Chairman Kline http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/clasp-head-start-reauthorization-comments-chairman-kline Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/clasp-head-start-reauthorization-comments-chairman-kline 2013 Head Start and Early Head Start State Profiles http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/2013-head-start-and-early-head-start-state-profiles Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/2013-head-start-and-early-head-start-state-profiles No Progress on Child Care Assistance Spending, Participation http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/no-progress-on-child-care-assistance-spending-participation Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/no-progress-on-child-care-assistance-spending-participation This brief provides analysis of national trends for spending and participation in CCDBG- and TANF-funded child care in federal fiscal year 2013, based on the most recent state data available from HHS.

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ESEA Reauthorization: Challenges and Opportunities http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/esea-reauthorization-challenges-and-opportunities Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/esea-reauthorization-challenges-and-opportunities An Introduction to CCDBG Reauthorization http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/an-introduction-to-ccdbg-reauthorization Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/an-introduction-to-ccdbg-reauthorization Child Care and Development Block Grant Participation at a 15-Year Low http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/child-care-and-development-block-grant-participation-at-a-15-year-low Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/child-care-and-development-block-grant-participation-at-a-15-year-low Federal Legislation to Improve Job Schedules and Child Care Access for Low-Wage Workers http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/federal-legislation-to-improve-job-schedules-and-child-care-access-for-low-wage-workers Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/federal-legislation-to-improve-job-schedules-and-child-care-access-for-low-wage-workers A New Vision for Child Care http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/a-new-vision-for-child-care Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/a-new-vision-for-child-care This brief is based on Confronting the Child Care Eligibility Maze: Simplifying Child Care and Aligning with Other Work Supports, an in-depth guide to the policies and practices that allow states to simplify and align child care assistance, improve service delivery for clients, and reduce administrative burden for agencies.

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Comments on the FY 2016-2018 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State/Territory Plan Preprint http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/comments-on-the-fy-2016-2018-child-care-and-development-fund-ccdf-stateterritory-plan-preprint Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/comments-on-the-fy-2016-2018-child-care-and-development-fund-ccdf-stateterritory-plan-preprint Scrambling for Stability: The Challenges of Job Schedule Volatility and Child Care http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/scrambling-for-stability-the-challenges-of-job-schedule-volatility-and-child-care Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:17:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/scrambling-for-stability-the-challenges-of-job-schedule-volatility-and-child-care Poverty Fell in 2013; Children and Young Adults Still Face the Greatest Risks http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/new-census-data-tell-us-that-poverty-fell-in-2013 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/child-care-and-early-education/highlights/new-census-data-tell-us-that-poverty-fell-in-2013