Education and Child Care
Children young and old spend a significant portion of their day in education and child care settings with adults who are responsible for supporting their learning and supervising their care. Below are selected materials that explore education and child care in the context of children and instability.
- Learning from Child Care Providers Across Settings
- Child Care Instability: Definitions, Context, and Policy Implications
- Determinants of Subsidy Stability and Child Care Continuity: Final Report for the Illinois–New York Child Care Research Partnership
- Family Security: Supporting Parents' Employment and Children's Development
- Who Minds the Kids When Mom Works a Nonstandard Schedule?
- Child care as a stabilizing force for children and families (Urban Wire Post)
- Instability can harm child development, but child care assistance can help (Urban Wire Post)
- Supporting Students to Be Resilient, Successful, and Ready to Learn
- Insights into Absenteeism in DCPS Early Childhood Program
- Absenteeism in DC Public Schools Early Education Program
- Improving Prekindergarten Attendance: School-Level Strategies for Messaging, Engaging Parents, and Responding to Absences in Four DC Public Schools
- Does Attendance in Early Education Predict Attendance in Elementary School? An Analysis of DCPS’s Early Education Program
- People and Place Matter: Using Integrated Data Systems to Understand Chronic Absenteeism
- Housing and Schools: Working Together to Reduce the Negative Effects of Student Mobility
- Making Good on a Promise: Working to End Intergenerational Poverty in Kenilworth-Parkside
- Moving to Educational Opportunity: A Housing Demonstration to Improve School Outcomes
- Dropping Out, Clocking In, and Falling Behind: What Happens to Youth Who Work and Drop Out?
- Do Children Lose More than a Home? The Effects of Foreclosure on Children's Education Outcomes
- Residential Instability and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Education Program: What We Know, Plus Gaps in Research
- Schools are essential partners in identifying and addressing instability (Urban Wire Post)
- Five reasons why educators should care about housing policy (and vice versa) (Urban Wire Post)