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Research Brief . January 26, 2023

Child Care in Crisis: Texas Case Study

States throughout the country are grappling with major issues in early childhood education. Early childhood educators earn wages so low that many cannot afford to...

Research Brief . January 13, 2023

Workgroup Recommendations to Inform the 2022 Texas Child Care Workforce Strategic Plan

House Bill (H.B.) 619, passed in 2021 during the 87th Legislature of Texas, directs the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to prepare a child care workforce...

Research Brief . February 14, 2022

Extending Postpartum Medicaid Coverage: State Pathways and Policy Impacts

RESEARCH BRIEF | B.007.0222 February 2022 Download PDF Medicaid covers nearly half of all births in the United States.1 As such, state actions to change...

Research Brief . March 15, 2021

How Will the American Rescue Plan Strengthen the Prenatal-to-3 System of Care? A Summary of the 2021 Act’s Benefits for Infants and Toddlers

View related 3/30/21 webinar recording and materials for a walk through of the American Rescue Plan and Q&A with Dr. Cynthia Osborne and Dr. Greg...

Research Brief . February 12, 2021

Paid Family Leave and Affordable Child Care Are Integral to a Strong Prenatal-to-3 System of Care

RESEARCH BRIEF | B.004.0221 February 2021 Download PDF Research demonstrates that the prenatal-to-3 age period lays the foundation for children’s cognitive and emotional development.1 It...

Research Brief . January 6, 2021

Why Do We Focus on the Prenatal-to-3 Age Period?: Understanding the Importance of the Earliest Years

RESEARCH BRIEF | B.001.0121 January 2021 Download PDF Investing in Families During the Earliest Years Can Improve Quality of Life in the Short and Long...

Research Brief . December 3, 2020

Beyond the Pandemic: State Policy Options for Supporting Families

RESEARCH BRIEF | B.002.1120 November 2020 Download PDF Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has created numerous challenges for families, particularly those with young children and families...