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Pears Katherine C., Miao Alicia, Green Beth L., Lauzus Nicole, Patterson Lindsey Brianna, Scheidt Deena, Tremaine Elizabeth, March 2021
Reports & Papers

This report presents the results of a Household Survey that was conducted in Fall 2020 to learn about how the landscape of child care services and supports changed in Oregon during the pandemic and related statewide closures that occurred in the…

Pears Katherine C., Miao Alicia, Green Beth L., Lauzus Nicole, Tremaine Elizabeth, March 2021
Executive Summary

In March of 2020, many services and supports for families were suspended or otherwise disrupted due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This report presents the results of a Household Survey that was conducted in Fall 2020 to learn about how the…

Herbst Chris M., October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) are increasingly deployed by U.S. states to monitor and improve the quality of non-parental child care settings. By making information on program quality accessible to the public, QRIS attempts to alter…
Herbst Chris M., Desouza Kevin C., Alashri Saud, Kandala Srinivasa Srivatsav, Khullar Mayank, Bajaj Vikash, August, 2018
Reports & Papers
This paper exploits novel data and empirical methods to examine parental preferences for child care. Specifically, we analyze consumer reviews of child care businesses posted on the website Yelp.com. A key advantage of Yelp is that it contains a…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, Scott Ellen K., May, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper uses a mixed methods research design that combines qualitative and quantitative data from low-income parents to increase understanding of the dynamics of their child care decision-making. The paper relies on a graphically depicted…
Herbst Chris M., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) are increasingly deployed by states to monitor and improve the quality of non-parental child care settings. By making information on program quality accessible to the public, QRIS attempts to alter…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, Davis Elizabeth E., September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A dramatic change in the generosity of one state's child care subsidy policy provides an opportunity to study the relationship between subsidy policy generosity and program outcomes. We find positive effects of policy generosity on child care usage…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, March, 2012
Reports & Papers
Findings on the characteristics of families with children under 6 years old from the National Agricultural Worker Survey (NAWS), a national random sample survey of crop farmworkers, and findings on families' child care experiences from the NAWS…
Carver Priscilla R., Iruka Iheoma U., 2006
Reports & Papers
An examination of data from the After-School Programs and Activities survey on the participation of kindergarteners through eighth graders in after school programs, with discussion of the survey?s design, the different types of after school care,…
Walker Susan K., Reschke Kathy L., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A descriptive analysis of child care patterns of 323 low-income women living in rural counties, in relation to women's employment status, partner availability, and child age
Emlen Arthur, Weit Kathryn, 1999
Reports & Papers
A comparison of the child care arrangements, flexibility, and quality of parents with children with social or behavioral problems and those without
Hobbs Beverly B., Chang I. Joyce, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of rural families? child care needs for their school-aged children concentrating on the types of child care available, the barriers encountered in arranging child care, and the circumstances that lead them to avail themselves of child care
Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), Cooperstein Emily, Larner Mary, 1992
Reports & Papers
A policy paper exploring issues surrounding child care choices, consumer advocacy and low-income families
Emlen Arthur, Koren Paul E., 1984
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship between employee's child care needs and their work, focusing on the types of child care arrangements employees use, why they choose the care they do, the level of difficulty in finding care, employees' levels of…
Emlen Arthur, Donoghue Betty A., Clarkson Quentin D., 1972
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal study of the stability, maternal and caregiver attitudes, features of family child care arrangements, based on mother and caregiver interviews