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Schilder Diane, Willenborg Peter, Lou Cary, Knowles Sarah, Thomas Kate, July 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This resource is an online directory of individual state fact sheets. There are snapshots for 50 states, District of Columbia, and a separate national snapshot. Each snapshot provides the following: the number and share of children under age 6…

Mattingly Marybeth J., Schaefer Andrew, Carson Jessica A., Fall 2016
Reports & Papers
Access to quality, affordable child care is critical for American working families, and it is a major focus of efforts to bring about more family-friendly workplaces. In this brief, we analyze families' child care expenses and identify, among…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
In December of 2007, OHS turned to the National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS), a relevant Federal resource that collects data annually on farmworker populations, to explore regional population demographics for MSHS-eligible families. In…
Crosnoe Robert, Leventhal Tama, Wirth R. J., Pierce Kim M., Pianta Robert C., NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, May/June 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between both math and reading achievement and growth and both family socioeconomic status and environmental stimulation at home, in preschool, in child care, and in 1st-grade classrooms, from a secondary analysis of data…
Avenilla Frank, Rosenthal Emily, Tice Pete, July, 2006
Reports & Papers
Findings from a survey of biological fathers of sampled children in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B), including data on fathers' demographic characteristics, attitudes about fathering, and involvement in child care
United States. Government Accountability Office, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study examining access to, participation in, and efforts to assist with child care for families with limited English proficiency, based on analysis of national data sets, focus groups with parents, state and county site visits, and interviews with…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between duration and developmental timing of poverty and children?s development from birth to age 9, using comparisons of children from families who were never poor, poor only during their children?s infancy, poor only…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationships between types of nonmaternal care and children?s social and emotional adjustment, cognitive and linguistic development, and physical growth and health
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
An examination of the associations between four aspects of nonmaternal infant child care, age of entry, amount, type, and quality, and preexisting family characteristics, economics, and psychosocial factors
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
A description of demographic, family context, income, and developmental characteristics of Head Start children and their families at 3 years of age, based on data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of the link between maternal depression and mother-child interaction as it relates to children?s functioning at 36 months, based on data from 89 percent of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of the interaction between child care quality, stability, amount and mother-child relatedness in the first 3 years of life
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
An abridged version of an analysis of the relationship between family factors and infant and toddler child care experiences and preschool attachment, using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of the interaction between child care quality, stability, amount and mother-child relatedness in the first 3 years of life
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of early child care, with respect to child care quality, stability, and amount, in the first 3 years of life as predictors of qualities of mother-child interaction across children?s transition to school