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Johnson-Staub Christine, November, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research on the role of family engagement with child care providers in supporting the development of infants and toddlers
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.), March, 2010
Other
An inquiry into the use of the dependent care deduction by Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in the determination of food stamp eligibility and benefits
Matthews Hannah, March, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research on the importance of accessible child care information for parents, with recommendations for ensuring linguistically and culturally appropriate information is available to them
Joshi Pamela, Bogen Karen, February, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of how mothers' nonstandard night, weekend, or rotating work schedules affect their preschool children's behavior
Illinois Action for Children, 2007
Reports & Papers
An examination of the reciprocal relationship between parents' work schedules and child care decisions, including a discussion of the role of family structure and income in parents' child care decisions, based on a subsample of more than 1,940…
Illinois Action for Children, 2007
Reports & Papers
An investigation into the child care options available to parents in Cook County, Illinois, with a focus on affordability, unfilled slots, and hours of care needed
Illinois Action for Children, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation into the child care options available to parents in Cook County, Illinois, with a focus on affordability, unfilled slots, and hours of care needed
Meyers Marcia K., Jordan Lucy P., Summer 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An overview of research on the determinants of child care use and choice, including socioeconomic status, demographic characteristics, price, parental employment status, and quality of care
Henly Julia R., Ananat Elizabeth O., Danziger Sandra K., March, 2006
Reports & Papers
This paper examines the complexity of low-income mothers' child care arrangements, with attention to nonstandard job schedules and child care subsidies. Data come from the Women's Employment Study, a panel study of low-income mothers. Of interest is…
Coley Rebekah Levine, Hernandez Daphne, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of a conceptual model assessing how child, father, and mother characteristics predict paternal involvement in low-income families
Adams Gina, Koralek Robin, Martinson Karin, 2006
Reports & Papers
The second part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, focusing on child care subsidy use by parents in transition from TANF to employment
Adams Gina, Koralek Robin, Martinson Karin, 2006
Executive Summary
Summary of the second part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, focusing on child care subsidy use by parents in transition from TANF to employment
Snyder Kathleen, Bernstein Sara, Koralek Robin, 2006
Reports & Papers
The third part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, presenting focus group data on the experiences of current and former TANF recipients with the child care…
Snyder Kathleen, Bernstein Sara, Koralek Robin, 2006
Executive Summary
Summary of the third part of a three-part study of the interaction between state and local welfare-to-work programs and child care assistance programs, presenting focus group data on the experiences of current and former TANF recipients with the…
Zielewski Erica H., Malm Karin, Geen Rob, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study of how child welfare agencies distinguish between cases of self care and child neglect based on interviews and focus groups with child protective services staff and a review of administrative forms