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.
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Subsidy and subsidy eligibility
Affordability and availability
Family and Community Engagement
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion