Early Childhood/Child Care

The Net Benefits of Early Childhood Investments: Findings, Implications and a Texas Agenda

The Net Benefits of Early Childhood Investments: Findings, Implications and a Texas Agenda

Researcher(s):
Christopher T. King, Katherine Faliski, Alicia M. Betsinger and Daniel P. O’Shea
Date:
June 1999
Publication Type:
Full Report.
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Abstract: Early childhood intervention programs have varied widely in terms of their focus, their scale, the ages of the children served, and the scope or range of services provided. The expected benefits and costs of targeted early childhood investments have been estimated and projected for an illustrative cohort of Texas infants: Children 0-1 year old living in families with annual incomes at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level in the year 2000, the overwhelming majority of them in minority families, especially Hispanics.

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Texas Subsidized Child Care Utilization Patterns and Outcomes

Texas Subsidized Child Care Utilization Patterns and Outcomes

Researchers
: Deanna T. Schexnayder, Daniel G. Schroeder, Katherine Faliski and Jody McCoy.
Date: June 1999
Publication Type: Report. 95pp.
 

The Net Benefits of Early Childhood Investments: Findings, Implications and a Texas Agenda

The Net Benefits of Early Childhood Investments: Findings, Implications and a Texas Agenda

Researcher(s)
: Christopher T. King, Katherine Faliski, Alicia M. Betsinger and Daniel P. O’Shea.
Date: June 1999
Publication Type: Report. 40pp.
 

The Impact of Child Care on Low-Income Texas Families: A Research Review

The Impact of Child Care on Low-Income Texas Families: A Research Review

Researcher(s): Deanna T. Schexnayder and Jody McCoy
Date:
December 1996
Publication Type: Report. 23pp.
Publisher(s): Austin, TX: Texas Workforce Commission
Abstract: Child care provisions in the federal welfare reform bill provide state policy makers new flexibility in allocating funds for child care among Texas’ low-income families. However, the increasing labor force participation of Texas mothers, the growth of the Hispanic population, and high poverty rates among Texas children all point to a need for further state investment in child care. This report, prepared for the 75th Texas Legislature, is a review of the existing research on the importance of child care programs to low-income families.

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