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Puma Michael, Bell Stephen, Cook Ronna, Heid Camilla, Broene Pam, Jenkins Frank, Mashburn Andrew J., Downer Jason T., October, 2012
Reports & Papers
This report presents the findings of a follow-up to the Head Start Impact Study. In an effort to examine longer term effects of both early and late Head Start participation on a variety of children's outcomes, this study compares select grade-school…
Puma Michael, Bell Stephen, Cook Ronna, Heid Camilla, Broene Pam, Jenkins Frank, Mashburn Andrew J., Downer Jason T., October, 2012
Executive Summary

Head Start has the ambitious mandate of improving educational and developmental outcomes for children from economically disadvantaged families. Head Start's mandate requires that it meet the needs of the whole child, including the cognitive,…

United States. Administration for Children and Families, September, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of families' decisions regarding employment and child care arrangements, examining variations by child's age, mother's race, and other family characteristics, and assessing the impact of child care subsidies and other state…
Forry Nicole D., 2007
Reports & Papers
Work requirements implemented through welfare reform have led to a focus on moving mothers into employment. As a consequence, the labor force participation rates of single mothers have increased dramatically in the last decade, increasing the…
Miller Cynthia, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of patterns of child care use and employment stability among current and former welfare recipients in Connecticut, Florida, and Minnesota
Fuller Bruce, Kagan Sharon Lynn, Loeb Susanna, Chang Yueh-Wen, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A multi-site, longitudinal study examining the quality of child care settings chosen by low-income mothers enrolled in welfare-to-work programs
Henly Julia R., 2003
Reports & Papers
A study on the child care demands and constraints of low-income parents working in retail, actions taken by employers to alleviate them, and strategies for accommodating the parental workforce
Indiana. Division of Family and Children, 2002
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the impacts of welfare reform on children in Indiana
Indiana. Division of Family and Children, 2002
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the impacts of welfare reform on children in Indiana
Cabrera Natasha J., Peters H. Elizabeth, Hutchens Robert, 2002
Other
A review of key findings from a conference presentation with a focus on quantity and quality of care and its ramifications for low-income single mothers and their children
Bloom Dan, Kemple James J., Morris Pamela A., Scrivener Susan, Verma Nandita, Hendra Richard, Adams-Ciardullo Diana, Seith David, Walter Johanna, 2000
Reports & Papers
Findings from a long-term assessment of the Family Transition Program (FTP) in Escambia County, Florida comparing FTP program participants to those participating in Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)
Bloom Dan, Kemple James J., Morris Pamela A., Scrivener Susan, Verma Nandita, Hendra Richard, Adams-Ciardullo Diana, Seith David, Walter Johanna, 2000
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from a long-term assessment of the Family Transition Program (FTP) in Escambia County, Florida comparing FTP program participants to those participating in Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)
Bloom Dan, Kemple James J., Morris Pamela A., Scrivener Susan, Verma Nandita, Hendra Richard, Adams-Ciardullo Diana, Seith David, Walter Johanna, 2000
Other
A brief report of findings from a long-term assessment of the Family Transition Program (FTP) in Escambia County, Florida comparing FTP program participants to those participating in Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)
Wall Shavaun, Timberlake Elizabeth, Sabatino Christine, Liebow Harriet, Smith Nancy, Taylor Nancy E., Zajicek-Farber Michaela, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An assessment of the characteristics, needs, and goals of families applying for an Early Head Start program, based on a sample of 85 suburban, low-income families
Bos Johannes M., McLoyd Vonnie C., Huston Aletha C., Granger Robert C., Duncan Greg J., Brock Tom, 1999
Executive Summary
An evaluation of Milwaukee?s New Hope project, which seeks to improve the lives and reduce the poverty of low-income workers and their families, comparing the employment, earnings, impact on parent-child relations, use of child care, and child…