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50-State Data 2016

High-Quality Early Learning Settings Depend on a High-Quality Workforce: Low Compensation Undermines Quality

Data on the early childhood workforce including: Annual workforce earnings by setting, median annual wages in other occupations, and young child demographics.

view link by Administration for Children and Families and Department of Education
50-State Data 2016

State Child Welfare Policy Database Foster Care Facts

Foster care facts: age distribution of children in foster care.

view link by Child Trends
50-State Data 2016

State-level data on child maltreatment

Child maltreatment data: Information about the characteristics of the reports of abuse and neglect, the children involved, the types of maltreatment, the CPS findings, the risk factors of the child and the caregivers, the services provided, and the perpetrators - including age breakdown of victims of maltreatment

view link by Child Trends
50-State Data 2016

The Care Index

Child care state data includes: cost of in home care, cost of in center care, average cost, cost as percent of household income, cost as percent of minimum wage, quality, and availability . State data available on interactive Care Index map.

view link by New America,
50-State Data 2016

50-State Comparison: K-3 Quality

Kindergarten through Grade 3 Quality Policies (six K-3 policy areas including basic requirements (length of data and student-to-teacher ratios), school readiness and transitions, assessment, intervention, and retention, instructional quality, family engagement, social-emotional learning)

view link by Education Commission of the States
50-State Data 2016

Early Childhood Homelessness in the United States: 50-State Profile

Data on homelessness and participation in early childhood programs, including: number of children experiencing homelessness, including numbers of those served by Head Start/Early Head Start, McKinney-Vento, Child Care Development Fund and MIECHV

view link by Office of Early Childhood Development, Administration for Children and Families
50-State Data 2016

State Equality Index

State policy data that affects LGBTQ people and their families includes: relationship recognition, parenting laws, non-discrimination laws, hate crime laws, youth laws, and health and safety. State scorecards (fact sheets) are available.

view link by Human Rights Campaign
50-State Data 2016

The State of Preschool 2015: State Profiles

Data on preschool including: enrollment, quality standards, and spending for state-funded preschool; state pre-K policies to support Dual Language Learners and the Workforce; detailed state profiles on preschool access, quality standards, and resources for the 2014-2015 year. Appendices include tables with the complete 2014-2015 survey data obtained from every state, as well as Head Start, child care, U.S. Census, and special education data. 

view link by National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER).
50-State Data 2016

Early Childhood Workforce Index

Data on the early childhood workforce includes: earnings and economic security, early childhood workforce policies, family and income support polices, and forgoing a path to progress. 

view link by Center for the Study of Child Care Employment Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, University of California, Berkeley
Annual Data Table 2016

Office of Child Care Administration for Children and Families – 2015 CCDF Data tables

Data on child care assistance consumer education strategies, including number of children served by racial group and age, payment types, types of care, and number of hours in care (among many other data points).

view link by Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care