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Melvin Samantha A., Kagan Sharon Lynn, 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

(1) What components of quality FCC providers think are most important in their programs? (2) How are these components mis/aligned with QRIS standards? (3) How does this mis/alignment relate to providers’ engagement and retention in the field? The…

An Zhe Gigi, Horn Eva M., 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This mixed methods study seeks to understand and address the prevalent use of expulsion and suspensions practices in early childhood settings. Research has shown that preschoolers, particularly those from low-income families and with challenging…
Fisher Meghan, McBride Brent A., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The overall goal of the proposed study is to generate new insight that will inform policies and practices related to professional development activities aimed at better equipping early childhood educators to implement evidenced-based best practices…
Dahlke Katie, Schanzenbach Diane, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of providing early care and education (ECE) teachers with written, individualized, instructional feedback on a variety of child, teacher, and provider-level outcomes. This study exploits the…
Sumrall Teressa Cameron, Scott-Little Catherine, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Early Learning and Development Standards (ELDS) articulate what young children should know and be able to do prior to beginning kindergarten. In 2013, early childhood experts in North Carolina revised the state's ELDS and released The North Carolina…
Swartz Rebecca Anne, Wiley Angela R. (Angela Renee), 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of the training and support needs of Family Child Care Providers (FCCPs). Though past research indicates that work-family balance issues create unique challenges to FCCPs psychosocial…
Crowell Nancy A., Phillips Deborah A., 2005
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study documenting the literacy levels of a sample of early care and education providers, examining the relationships among adult literacy level, traditional measures of child care quality, and child language and cognitive outcomes, and analyzing…
Benjamin Sara E., Ward Dianne Stanton, 2005
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A comparative study of different types of training components of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care project (NAP SACC) in terms of their overall effectiveness at preparing Child Health Care Consultants (CCHCs) to…
Clark Douglas P., Hiatt-Michael Diana B., 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A qualitative study that addresses the question of whether technology is an effective means of connecting providers with resources, and describes the characteristics of Illinois license-exempt child care providers, their use of information resources…
Birken Brittany Olivieri, Mullis Ann K., 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An inquiry into professional development and articulation as related to early care and education in Florida, including an examination of formal systems of early childhood education, through replication of research first conducted by Early and Winton…
Rudd Loretta C., Saxon Terrill F., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A presentation of a professional development training model for child care providers, especially those who work with low-income children, covering basic concepts about child development and basic principles about stimulating young children's…
Katz Jane R., Snow Catherine, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the child-rearing beliefs and authoritarian/non-authoritarian values of caregivers (center-based, family child care providers, grandparents, other relatives, and babysitters/nannies) in the National Institute of Child Health and…
Bromer Juliet, Hans Sydney L., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the ways African-American child care providers support low-income African-American parents and neighborhoods beyond the daily responsibilities of child care, and the relationships that develop among African-American child care…
Hatch Lynn A., Folbre Nancy, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An inquiry into the relationship between working conditions and teacher turnover in child care programs. Using a new survey and data set designed by the researcher of programs in Massachusetts, factors are examined that might be related to lower…
Tekin Erdal, Blau David M., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A comprehensive analysis of single mothers' employment, child care payment, welfare, and child care subsidy decisions in the new welfare environment, using a data set from the National Survey of America's Families. The study models the effects of…