Research & Publications


Our strategies are determined and backed by the real needs of the community, founded by data collected through this initiative. Below is a collection of data sources by which we inform our decisions and that support our strategies.

Summer 2022

Market Rate Survey & Narrow Cost Analysis

2022 Market Rate Survey and Narrow Cost Analysis Final Report: Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care

This survey and narrow cost information create a framework for implementation when setting state-level child care subsidy reimbursement rates for Massachusetts EEC.


ECEC Quality & Finance

Finance and Quality Rating and Improvement Systems

QRIS 3.0 Tools and Resources: Why QRIS finance matters and costs of delivering ECEC.