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Shedd Meagan K., Stephens Lacy, Matts Colleen, Laney James, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
In 2018, the National Farm to School Network (NFSN), in partnership with the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS), implemented the 2018 National Farm to Early Care and Education Survey. Similar surveys were conducted in…
Stanhope Kaitlyn K., Bettermann Erika, Stevenson Elizabeth C. H., Julius Samantha D., Kafi Anusheh, Kay Christi, Gazmararian Julie A., August/September 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: This article describes the process and intermediate outcomes from a program implemented in 65 Early Care and Education (ECE) centers serving low-income families throughout Georgia during the 2014–2017 school years. Methods: The…
Pendergast Evelaine, Lieberman-Betz Rebecca G., Vail Cynthia O., January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study explored infield prekindergarten teachers' attitudes and beliefs toward teaching science to young children. In addition, prekindergarten teachers' previous and future interests in science-related professional development were assessed.…
Neuharth-Pritchett Stacey, Getch Yvette Q., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Limited information exists about management of asthma in child care settings and primary school classrooms. The goal of this study was to evaluate a brief asthma management intervention for child care providers and primary school teachers. Child…
Lyn Rodney S., Evers Sarah Connell, Davis Justin, Maalouf Joyce, Griffin Monica, May/June 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
To explore the experiences of child care centers implementing a nutrition and physical activity (PA) program and identify supports and barriers as reported by center directors. Design: Semi-structured interviews with 20 child care center directors…
Annesi James J., Smith Alice E. (Alice Elizabeth), Tennant Gisele A., May, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In US children of ages 2-5 years, combined overweight and obesity has increased to 21%, with African American children of this age range highest at 26%. Lack of physical activity is highly predictive of overweight and obesity in children. Preschools…
Yin Zenong, Hanes, Jr. John, Moore Justin B., Humbles Patricia, Barbeau Paule, Gutin Bernard, March, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article describes the process of setting up a 3-year, school-based after-school physical activity intervention in elementary schools. The primary aim of the study is to determine whether adiposity and fitness will improve in children who are…
Jiles Ruth B., Fuchs Christine, Klevens R. Monina, 2000
Reports & Papers
A synthesis of reported data on vaccination rates of children in public schools and licensed child care centers, using information gathered through the Center for Disease Control?s National Immunization Program
Izurieta Hector S., Strebel Peter M., Blake Paul A., November 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the efficacy of a post-exposure vaccine on a chicken pox outbreak at a child care center in DeKalb County, Georgia
Black Robert E., Dykes Aubert C., Anderson Kern E., Wells Joy G., Sinclair Susanne P., Gary, Jr. G. William, Hatch Milford H., Gangarosa Eugene J., April 1981
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of a hand washing intervention on the incidence of diarrhea at 4 child care centers serving infants and toddlers