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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
This audit provides a national snapshot of State-level approaches to some of the issues posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in child care settings. Our objective was to identify the approaches that CCDF lead agencies in each State and the…
Lessard Laura, Speirs Katherine E., Slesinger Nicole, August/September 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care settings have been a target for childhood obesity prevention efforts; changing licensing standards to require physical activity (PA)-related best practices is one strategy being used by states. The mechanisms used to support…
Gupta Ruchi S., Pascoe John M., Blanchard Troy, Langkamp Diane, Duncan Paula M., Gorski Peter A., Southward Linda H., May/June 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of children?s health risks and access to services in various center-based child care settings, based on a survey of 2,753 child care directors from Head Start and non-Head Start centers in Florida, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, and…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 01 October, 2008
Reports & Papers
Final findings from a two-year implementation evaluation of the Head Start Oral Health Initiative, which provided grants to Head Start programs to design and implement oral health promotion strategies, based on interviews with program directors, a…
United States. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, December, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study profiling child care health consultant initiatives in the states and territories and examining factors associated with successfully implementing and sustaining these initiatives
Southward Linda H., Blanchard Troy, Hanna Heather, Buffum Lindsay, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of the practices, knowledge and perspectives of early child care directors on the health needs of children and families they serve in five states (Florida, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, and Vermont)
Bruder Mary Beth, Fink Dale Borman, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of state policies that affect the participation of children with complex medical needs in licensed child care, based on interviews with informants from a wide range of state departments and agencies
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), 2001
Reports & Papers
A compilation of vaccination rates of children in early years settings, based on school-based surveys from 64 programs in the fifty states, eight territories, five cities, and the District of Columbia in the United States
United States. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families, December, 1996
Reports & Papers
Descriptive findings from a study of the Head Start Health Component, using child health records and standard data from the Head Start Program Information Report (PIR), plus observations and interviews with parents and staff, collected during the…
Good Susan E. E., Parrish Gibson, Ing Roy T., December, 1994
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Identification and descriptions of 9 child deaths occuring in child care environments from searches of electronic death records in 3 counties and 1 state between 1986 and 1990
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…