Useful Resources — Alliance for Early Childhood Finance

Useful Resources

We have found many documents and web sites, created by other authors to be useful – and these are gathered here. As these resources are on other web sites, the Alliance for Early Childhood Finance cannot be responsible for broken links.

Documents

Read Investing in Our Future: A Guide to Child Care Financing (especially the introduction and Chapter 2). This publication may be purchased from the National Conference of State Legislatures.

For a discussion of how direct support works in the military child care system, see Examining the Cost of Military Child Care. Gail Zellman, Susan M. Gates, MR-1415-OSD. 2002.

A “Noble Bet” in Early Care and Education: Lessons from One Community’s Experience Brian Gill, Jacob Dembosky, and Jonathan Caulkins. Rand Corporation. 2002

Linking Economic Development and Child Care Research Project, Cornell University. This site includes a complete summary of, and links to, the child care economic impact studies that have been completed or are in process along with a methodology guide.

Web Sites

National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) publications and website. These are excellent sources of information on tax-based approaches to funding early care and education.