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Stevens Carolyn S., May, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
Military families face challenges not found in other work environments. Shifting work schedules that are often longer than the typical 8-hour day, as well as the ever-present possibility of being deployed anywhere in the world on a moment's notice,…
Neugebauer Roger, January/February 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of North America?s 50 largest for profit child care chains' self reported challenges to their operations, a description of for profit child care organizations and the largest franchising organizations, and a comparison of growth in the…
Bird Candace Maria Edmonds, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of staff perceptions of a Developmental Training Model based on historical documents and interviews with 16 key stakeholders at 4 Air Force bases
Zellman Gail L., Moini Joy S., Suttorp Marika, Gates Susan M., April 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description and discussion of policy objectives of the military child care system and a summary of survey results that clarify the degree to which the Department of Defense meets its child care goals from 1,137 respondents of a survey of active-…
Karen Jerome L., 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership style in 203 Department of Defense Children and Youth Program Managers early childhood professionals
Yeary Julia, July 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of Operation Parenting Edge, a joint project of Marine Corps Community Services, Zero to Three, and Early Head Start designed to raise awareness and build the capacity of Early Head Start staff regarding strength, stress, and needs of…
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, January, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of a joint Air Force-National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies initiative to increase the supply of high-quality family child care in civilian communities near Air Force bases by implementing the…
Policy Analysis for California Education (Organization), 2006
Reports & Papers
A survey of the directors of preschool programs not funded by school districts in California on program characteristics and their views of increased state control of preschools
Cleveland Gordon, Krashinsky Michael, 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of a study on the differences between nonprofit and commercial center-based child care on overall classroom quality in Canada
Land Hilary, 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A critique of England?s efforts to deliver high quality affordable child care for all families throughout the country through the private-for-profit sector, with comparison of the child care system to the private sector?s delivering of social and…
Campbell Nancy D., 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A review of the steps taken by the military to improve its child care system after the enactment of the Military Child Care Act of 1989.
Smith Linda K., Colker Laura J., 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of creating a national strategy to ensure high quality child care
Child Care Partnership Project (U.S.), 2000
Other
A knowledge base and a series of tools and materials to support and nurture public-private partnerships for child care created by The Child Care Partnership Project, a joint effort of The Finance Project, the National Governors? Association, and the…
Community Connection for Child Care, 2000
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a survey of the wages, compensation, and benefits of workers in private, nonprofit child care centers in Kern County, California
Community Connection for Child Care, 2000
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a survey of the wages, compensation, and benefits of workers in private, for profit child care centers in Kern County, California