Early Childhood Policy Briefs
Policy briefs provide succinct information that typically includes compilations of empirical research presented in a narrative format. Designed for multiple audiences, policy briefs often contain the rationale and recommendations for a specific policy stance on an issue of salience related to young children and families. Moreover, if you are interested in publications that will provide persuasive evidence for advocacy purposes or policy making decisions, we invite you to explore these resources.
- Adams, G., Schilder, D., Wagner, L., Lou, C., & Willenborg, P. (2022, March). Executive Summary: What Child Care Arrangements Do Parents Want during Nontraditional Hours? Urban Institute.
- Child Care Services Association. (2021, June). Policy brief: Retaining educated early childhood educators.
- Johnson-Green, M. (2020, October). Gender and racial justice in SNAP: Issue brief. National Women’s Law Center.
- Lloyd, C. M., Carlson, J., & Ulmen, K. (2021, April 28). Lessons learned from virtual early care and education coaching during COVID-19. Child Trends.
- National Women’s Law Center. (2021, April). The child and dependent care tax credit helps working families with the high cost of child care: Fact Sheet.
- Pathak, A. & Gibbs, H. (2022). Addressing the nation’s infant formula crisis. DC: Center for American Progress.
- Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center. (2021, January). Why Do We Focus on the Prenatal-to-3 Age Period?: Understanding the Importance of the Earliest Years
- TWM Center for Early Learning + Public Health. (2021, May). How a better understanding of scaling can enhance early childhood policy and improve lives.
- ZERO TO THREE. (Aug 2021). State Strategies to Strengthen Infant-Toddler Care as Public Pre-k Expands.
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