The Child Care Research Scholars Program supports dissertation research addressing child care policy interests in partnership with state Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agencies. The Child Care Research Scholars Program builds capacity in the field to produce research thatinforms child care policy decision-making.
The Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants program is designed to build research capacity in and knowledge of effective early childhood interventions with low-income children and families. The grant program does this by providing support for dissertation research conducted by graduate students working in partnership with local Head Start or Early Head Start programs.
This report includes key information on the FACES 2019 study design and the tables in this report describe the children enrolled in Head Start programs in fall 2019 and their family backgrounds and home environments.
Explore this OPRE funded research brief that uses nationally representative data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES 2019) to understand the prevalence of material hardships, financial strain, and social supports among parents with children in Head Start.
VIDA increased receipt of a college credential requiring a year or more of college, the confirmatory outcome in the education domain for this report but did not have a detectable impact on earnings in quarters 12-13, the confirmatory outcome in the employment domain.
I-BEST had a large impact on receipt of any college credential but had no impact on receipt of credentials requiring a year or more of college study—the confirmatory outcome in the education domain and no detectable impact on average quarterly earnings in follow-up quarters 12-13, using administrative data—the confirmatory outcome in the employment domain.
This report summarizes the methods used in prior human trafficking prevalence estimation studies. This includes a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of each method in general and as applied to specific industries. This report concludes with a recommendation for field testing two prevalence estimation studies within one industry and one geographic location in the United States.