Improving Access to Early Care and Education: An Equity-Focused Policy Research Agenda

Improving Access to Early Care and Education: An Equity-Focused Policy Research Agenda

Published: Oct 09, 2018
Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research
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Associated Project

Developing a Policy Research Agenda for Low-Income Families with Young Children

Time frame: 2017-2019

Prepared for:

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Authors

Jessica F. Harding

Diane Paulsell

This brief highlights evidence about early care and education (ECE) access and presents a policy-focused research agenda designed to fill knowledge gaps in three areas: (1) documenting disparities in access to and participation in ECE, (2) identifying and assessing innovations to reduce disparities, and (3) identifying and testing strategies to scale up effective ECE programs.

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