A Fact Sheet on Investing in Young Children


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CLASP, in collaboration with National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP), presents the report, "Investing in Young Children: A Fact Sheet on Early Care and Education Participation, Access, and Quality."

The report's findings include: Household economic privation is a factor linked with academic failure and poor health; young kids are underserved by the top 3 federal child care and early education programs; demand for Head Start has exceeded its growth; and child care and early education should be of high quality to be effective.


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Federal Programs Related to - Child Care

Programs that provide substitute parental care for children during some portion of a twenty-four hour day. After School Care; Babysitting Services; Before School Care; Child Care Centers; Child Care Co-ops; Child Caregivers; Children's Day Care; Corporate Day Care; Drop-In Child Care; Extended Day Care; Faith-Based Child Care Programs; Family Child Care Homes; Infant Care Centers; In-Home Child Care; Latchkey Child Care Programs; Nanny Services; Nighttime Child Care; Sick Child Care

Federal Programs Related to - Poverty Studies

Programs that conduct research in the area of social science that involves the systematic study of the origins, causes, demographics and costs of poverty and the efficacy of proposed or implemented poverty alleviation measures.




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