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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
Annual Data Table 2016

State-level data on child support enforcement

Data on child support programs: including, total distributed IV-D and non-IV-E child support collections, child support caseload, number of children served, rates of cases with orders established and support collected, and cost-effectiveness rates. 

view link by Office of Child Support Enforcement
Annual Data Table 2016

State-level data on WIC enrollment

Data on WIC: including state-level participation, food costs, average monthly food cost per person, and nutrition services and administrative costs

view link by Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Annual Data Table 2016

State-level data on births, deaths

Birth data available includes: number of births, birth rate, fertility rate, percent born low birthweight, and percent unmarried

view link by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
Report or Brief 2016

Governors’ 2016 State of the State Addresses: Mentions of Early Care and Education

Analysis of 23 governors' speeches for mentions of early care and education.

view link by National Women's Law Center