Research

Fact sheet about the connection between early care and education and juvenile justice

Policy brief summarizing federal COVID-19 relief funds for early care and education in Louisiana as of May 2021

Policy brief outlining how local entities can use federal relief funds for early care and education as of May 2021

Policy brief outlining recommendations on maximizing American Rescue Plan Act funds for early care and education as of May 2021

Memo from Ragnar Research Partners detailing results from a poll commissioned by the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children in April 2021 of likely Louisiana voters on early care and education

One-page summary of key takeaways from a poll of likely Louisiana voters conducted in April 2021

Policy brief developed in partnership with The Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center evaluating the impact of parental absences due to child care breakdowns on Louisiana’s workforce and employers 

One-page summary of Child Care in Louisiana policy brief

Two-page summary about how Louisiana needs a long-term plan on how to replace COVID-19 federal relief funds in 2024 and invest in early care and education 

Fact sheet highlighting the opportunity that sports betting and the Louisiana Early Childhood Education Fund presents during the 2021 legislative session

Report highlighting key findings from the fourth of a series of statewide surveys of child care providers conducted January 13-27 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic 

Report about findings from a statewide survey of Louisiana parents with young children conducted September 21 - October 6, 2020

Two-page summary of Struggling to Recover statewide results report

Fact sheet summarizing the results of the 2019-2020 performance ratings for all publicly funded early care and education programs in Louisiana

Data brief outlining Southeast Louisiana findings from statewide survey of parents with young children conducted September 21 - October 6, 2020

Report highlighting key findings from the third of a series of statewide surveys of child care providers conducted June 15-22 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic 

Two-page summary of The Growing Adverse Impacts of COVID-19 on Louisiana Child Care Providers

Policy brief on why funding early care and education is a key investment to aid with COVID-19 recovery

Fact sheet on how cities and parishes can use COVID-19 funds passed through SB 189 to support early care and education

One-page guide on how advocates can urge cities and parishes to invest Sb 189 COVID-19 relief dollars in early care and education

Report highlighting key findings from the second of a series of statewide surveys of child care providers conducted April 13-20 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic

A two-page summary of The Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 on Louisiana Child Care Providers

Policy brief highlighting the importance of early care and education in reopening Louisiana's economy.

Cost model updated from Winter 2018) to reflect the new realities facing early care and education providers as a result of the pandemic.

Report highlighting key findings from the first of a series of statewide surveys of child care providers conducted March 16-23 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic 

A two-page summary of The Impact of COVID-19 on Louisiana Child Care Providers

Report highlighting Southeast Louisiana findings from the first statewide survey child care providers conducted March 16-23 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic 

A two-page summary of The Impact of COVID-19 on Southeast Louisiana Child Care Providers

Report highlighting key findings from a survey of families on the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) waiting list conducted in September 2019. 

A one-pager summarizing issues that working mothers face in Louisiana

Report detailing dedicated funding streams for early care and education in cities and states nationwide

Cost model from Winter 2018 to reflect the cost of providing high-quality early care and education providers in Louisiana

Report offering data-informed recommendations to improve early care and education provider quality and teacher practice, as measured by CLASS

Report showing how School Readiness Tax Credits stand out as a national model for effecting positive change without ballooning costs

Report describing Louisiana's Early Childhood Accountability System

Report detailing the impact of child care issues on Louisiana's workforce, businesses and the economy developed in partnership with ollaborated with LSU's Public Policy Research Lab (PPRL) and other researchers 

A one-page summary of the Losing Ground report

A one-page summary of the Losing Ground report's data on the women in the workforce

Parish Fact Sheets:

Early Care and Education 

Early care and education data for all 64 parishes in Louisiana. 

BESE District Fact Sheets:

Early Care and Education

Early care and education data for all 8 BESE districts in Louisiana.