Governance and Accountability

Publications and Research

A national poll of voters shows strong support for voluntary, universal access to high-quality, affordable preschool programs.

The first Census Bureau analysis of families who receive help in paying for child care shows grandparents were the leading child-care providers for preschoolers in 1997.

Study by a university-based independent research center shows California preschools and child care centers only have room for one in every seven children age 0-5, even though state spending for child care has nearly quadrupled since 1996.

A report from a nonpartisan group of business and education leaders calling for free, high quality preschool education for all children age 3 and over.

An analysis of how low-income children have been faring since federal welfare reform was enacted in 1996, and recommendations on how welfare can be restructured.