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State Child Care Typologies: How are states pursuing the goals of child development and parental work support?

December 2017 - March 2019

Valerie Taing

PI

How do state politics shape child care access? This project will investigate the relationship between state child care policy priorities and urbanicity differences in child care availability and preferences. In the absence of a national child care system and standards, the rules and regulations governing the use of child care subsidies are left largely to states to determine and implement. One of the primary federal funding streams available to states is the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF). States have differentially pursued the goals of child development and work support for parents in the formulation and administration of the CCDF. This project will identify state policy choices in the use of CCDF and determine the relationship between state child care policy priorities, states’ level of urbanicity, and outcomes of material hardship. This project looks to address a gap in the literature regarding urbanicity differences in child care availability and preferences and the role of state child care policy priorities in attempting to address them. The analysis will draw from two datasets: The CCDF Policies Database developed by the Urb

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