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Gross Deborah, Bettencourt Amie F., Taylor Kathryn, Francis Lucine, Bower Kelly, Singleton Demetria L., March, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives Parent engagement in early learning has historically been defined quite broadly and it is unclear whether those designing, implementing, evaluating, or participating in parent engagement initiatives conceptualize parent engagement in the…
Krafft Caroline, Davis Elizabeth E., Tout Kathryn, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
During their early years, most children will spend substantial time in non-parental care arrangements and experience a variety of different child care arrangements. In this brief we report on changes in child care arrangements from a survey of low-…
Goldhagen Samantha, Harbin Vanessa, Blasberg Amy, Forry Nicole D., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
An examination of the design, research questions, and sample for a longitudinal study of the child care decision-making processes of low income families in Maryland, based on baseline data for 289 families with at least one child under 5 years old
Rothenberg Laura, Goldhagen Samantha, Harbin Vanessa, Forry Nicole D., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Findings from a longitudinal study of the child care decision-making processes of low income families in Maryland that examine parental sources of information, the length and difficulty of the search process, child care priorities, and the…
Blasberg Amy, Rothenberg Laura, Daneri M. Paula, Tout Kathryn, July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Findings from a longitudinal study of the child care decision-making processes of low income families in Maryland that examine child care expenses and financial assistance, based on a survey of parents applying for Temporary Assistance for Needy…
Goldhagen Samantha, Harbin Vanessa, Forry Nicole D., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Findings from a longitudinal study of the child care decision-making processes of low income families in Maryland that examine maternal depressive symptoms and stress about parenting, based on a survey of parents applying for Temporary Assistance…
Forry Nicole D., Wessel Julia, Simkin Shana, Rodrigues Katherine, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of low income parents' perceptions of high-quality child care, their priorities in choosing child care arrangements, and their child care decision-making process, based on four focus groups with 41 parents held in Prince George's County and…
Reschke Kathy L., Manoogian Margaret M., Richards Leslie N., Walker Susan K., Seiling Sharon B., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the positive and challenging aspects of grandmothers providing child care for their grandchildren, investigating the experiences of the grandmothers as well as the effects on the sample of low income mothers from rural communities
Southern Regional Initiative on Child Care, 2002
Reports & Papers
A summary of efforts to implement the Southern Regional Task Force on Child Care Action plan to improve access to child care assistance for low income families in the South, based on a survey of Task Force members and summaries of a regional child…
Collins Ann, Li Jiali, 1997
Reports & Papers
A comparison of the socioeconomic differences between communities in Illinois and Maryland, with an analysis of the relationship between community characteristics and child care supply, demand, and cost
Children's Defense Fund (U.S.), 1992
Reports & Papers
A study of the Head Start program?s effects on disadvantaged rural students development compared with non-Head Start rural students, based on results from the analysis of variance studies in testing of 144 children in Mississippi enrolled in Head…