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The Louisiana Policy Institute for Children is committed to supporting research on early child care and education and its impacts on families in Louisiana with children under the age of 5. To see our research reports and policy briefs please select a topic:

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Latest Research

New Orleans Voters Support 2022 Early Childhood Education Millage (March 2022)

Report summary on poll findings for the New Orleans Early Childhood Education Millage.

Now More Than Ever: A Snapshot of How Louisiana Working Families Rely on Child Care: Full Report (January 2022)

Report highlighting key findings from the statewide surveys of Louisiana parents with children under the age of 5 conducted October 10 – November 3, 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Now More Than Ever: A Snapshot of How Louisiana Working Families Rely on Child Care: Summary (January 2022)

Two-pager summary of the Now More Than Ever report.

On the Path to Recovery: The Evolving Impacts of COVID-19 on Louisiana Child Care Providers: Full Report (January 2022)

Report highlighting key findings from the fifth of a series of statewide surveys of child care providers conducted September 29 – October 19 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

On the Path to Recovery: The Evolving Impacts of COVID-19 on Louisiana Child Care Providers: Summary (January 2022)

Two-pager summary of the On the Path to Recovery report.

Backgrounder: Leading States for Early Childhood Development (October 2021)

Backgrounder document summarizing how Louisiana is doing in supporting early childhood development compared to other states.