Defining and Measuring Access to High-Quality Early Care and Education: A Guidebook for Policymakers and Researchers

This guidebook provides a definition of access and how to measure access across different types of settings. It also describes indicators of access, how to measure the indicators, and what data sources exist. While it is primarily designed for birth to age 5, the model can be adapted for use in studying access for school-age care.  

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Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
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Systems Building
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Sarah Friese, Van-Kim Lin, Nicole Forry, and Kathryn Tout
Resource Type
Issue brief
61 pages
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