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Schilder Diane, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study is designed to address questions about the association between prekindergarten (preK) expansion and the supply and quality of child care for low-income families. We are conducting a longitudinal investigation to identify changes in the…
Marshall Nancy L., Robeson Wendy Wagner, Roberts Joanne, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study examined the child care needs of low-income working families and the impact of child care subsidies. The research questions include: (1) What types of care do families receiving subsidies choose?; (2) What is the quality of the care in…
Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Pratt Clara C., 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of how well market rate surveys assess the price of care in various types of communities, what methods validate market rate survey findings, and the effects of child care subsidies on the larger child care market. Multiple data…
Warner Mildred, 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project for the development and dissemination of regional economic models to examine how the child care industry affects economic development in States and local communities, and a set of analytic tools to assist States and localities in measuring…
Brandon Richard N., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A test of a new econometric model for estimating characteristics of the child care workforce in 6-10 selected states, building on work by the University of Washington's Human Services Policy Center in collaboration with the Center for the Child Care…
Schilder Diane, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the approaches to child care partnerships in existence across the country, and the impact of child care/Head Start partnerships on quality and access. Phase 1 analyzes an existing database of quantitative and qualitative data to…
Witte Ann D., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study of child care needs in local areas, particularly low-income communities and those with large numbers of ethnic minority families, using 1994-2003 longitudinal data for Florida, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Three key questions addressed…
O'Brien-Strain Margaret, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A California child care market study with the following objectives: (1) tracing trends in price; (2) relating price changes to characteristics of supply and demand in county and sub-county markets; (3) understanding how providers set prices; and (4…
Todd Christine M., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project documenting the demand and supply of formal and informal school-age care, particularly for ethnic minority or low-income youth, in inner city and remote rural areas of Georgia. The project also develops and evaluates community needs…
Schexnayder Deanna, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study of the relationship between child care subsidy management policies and the supply, usage, and quality of subsidized care for low-income families in 28 local workforce regions. The study employs a detailed statistical analysis plan to guide…
Robeson Wendy Wagner, Roberts Joanne, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An exploration of links among poverty, quality and cost of child care, family outcomes, other key family characteristics, and infant development at 12 and 24 months, using a random sample of 200 infants (100 girls, 100 boys) and their families from…
Young Marci, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project to develop a methodology for accurately quantifying the child care workforce and projecting the numbers and types of child care workers needed in the future, with an assessment of the current workforce by education and function, hours of…
Peters H. Elizabeth, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An assessment and rating of the quality of child care providers in four counties, using structural and process measures, and evaluating the impact of ratings on parent choice and the child care market structure, including supply, prices, and…
Michalopoulos Charles, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An analysis of data from 22,000 recipients in 26 cities and 11 states, using existing welfare data sets from seven of the experimental evaluations conducted by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC). The project examines how…
McGregor Gail, Mulligan Sarah A., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the capacity of Montana's child care system to serve Native American families and rural families of children with disabilities. The study focuses on issues of access, supply, and demand, and seeks to determine whether the…