Updates to the CDC Subsidy Calculator (Step Two of the Rate Increases)

{ April 20, 2022 } This post continues the threads of a previous post, The Value of CDC Subsidy for Family Home Providers. In that post, we covered the implications of temporary policy and reimbursement changes (Step One) made by the Michigan Department of Education. In this post, we will review the changes from StepContinue reading “Updates to the CDC Subsidy Calculator (Step Two of the Rate Increases)”

The Business Case for Child Development and Care (CDC) Subsidy

Long-established evidence shows that early childhood education most positively impacts children living in lower-income households and neighborhoods (e.g., Head Start FACES Study). With recent changes to CDC subsidy rules, now is a better time than ever to invest in Michigan’s children. In this blog post, Jordan Blough-Orr and I will look at the business caseContinue reading “The Business Case for Child Development and Care (CDC) Subsidy”

The Value of CDC Subsidy for Family Home Providers

{ March 15, 2022 } This post continues the threads of a previous post, The Business Case For Child Development and Care (CDC) Subsidy. In that post, we covered the broader implications of temporary policy and reimbursement changes made by the Michigan Department of Education. Here we’re looking at a cloud tool (JSCalc.io) we usedContinue reading “The Value of CDC Subsidy for Family Home Providers”

Bridging the Digital Divide

{ March 15, 2022 } The “Digital Divide” refers to the disparities in levels of access to, and use of, information and communication technologies and the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted its presence in myriad ways: from the new status quo of remote work and school to telehealth and contact-free app deliveries. The digital divide disproportionatelyContinue reading “Bridging the Digital Divide”