This report presents key findings from a mixed methods study of Medicaid covered dental care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).The report shows that adults with I/DD that live in states that provide Medicaid coverage for preventive dental care are three times more likely to receive preventive dental care, relative to adults with […]
This article describes the harmful impact of restrictive asset limits on low-income families’ ability to save for the future.
This report examines features of states’ expulsion and suspension prevention policies, based on survey responses and interviews with selected states. The results point to the widespread efforts states are making to develop and implement expulsion prevention policies. Features of policies are varied, and include supports for programs (e.g., professional development, early childhood mental health consultation), […]
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created to allow undocumented immigrants brought here as children to apply for protection from deportation and work permits. Some states also allowed DACA recipients to enroll in Medicaid. This report provides a more detailed look at health insurance coverage status of DACA recipients, particularly those with […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the experiences of young children and their caregivers over the past year. SRI Education and the National Center on Children in Poverty partnered with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education (DCCECE) to examine early care and education programs throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This brief, which represents the second of two reports, shares […]
This presentation gives an overarching view of the study that focused on workforce recovery in New Hampshire, as an impact of COVID-19, child care, and other benefit programs.
This report presents information from surveys and focus groups with Arkansas childcare providers examining how the pandemic has shaped their practices and children’s experiences in early care and education programs. Key findings include: Generally high compliance with Covid-19 related safety restrictions An increase in teacher practices that limit child choice A relationship between teacher practices […]
The COVID-19 pandemic created a range of health, economic, and social policy challenges for New Hampshire. Changes in economic conditions have deepened existing challenges for vulnerable populations and communities, while other households have faced new challenges around decisions regarding employment and child care that they had never anticipated. As New Hampshire seeks to accelerate its […]
This report examines features of states’ Part C Early Intervention programs that help them identify and serve infants and toddlers with social-emotional delays and mental health conditions. A 50-state survey conducted by the National Center for Children in Poverty and Georgetown University Center for Children and Families asked state Part C Coordinators about their programs’ […]
Nine percent of young U.S. children live in deep poverty, with state rates ranging from 17 percent in Mississippi to 4 percent in Utah. The families of these children have incomes below 50 percent of the federal poverty line, or less than $10,289 for a family of one parent and two children. These figures, based […]