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United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General, July, 2016
Reports & Papers
This evaluation focuses on how States and ACF ensure the integrity of the CCDF block grant program and the results of States' program integrity activities. (author abstract)
DeBruin-Parecki Andrea, Slutzky Carly, 2016
Reports & Papers
Currently in the United States, 50 states, 5 territories, and the District of Columbia have established prekindergarten (pre-K) age 4 learning standards that are intended to outline skills and knowledge that set children on a path to success in…
Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Lipscomb Shannon T., Baron Madeline J., October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Policymakers have begun to explore new areas of service system integration, including coordination of services for vulnerable children and families. Early care and education (ECE) research has also begun to pursue more nuanced questions about the…
Duffey Kiyah J., Slining Meghan, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care facilities' policies can importantly impact health behaviors of toddlers and preschoolers. Our aim was to assess state regulations promoting physical activity (PA) in child care and compare regulations to national recommendations. Methods…
Slining Meghan, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, Duffey Kiyah J., 22 November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The purpose of this study was to review state regulations promoting increased physical activity and decreased sedentary behaviors in infants in child care and to assess consistency with recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations. Methods…

United States. Child Care Bureau, May, 2007
Reports & Papers
A description of the development and pilot of the State Internal Control Self-Assessment Instrument, an instrument for assessing states' internal controls for preventing improper payments in their administration of the Child Care and Development Fund
United States. Child Care Bureau, 07 February, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of states' policies and procedures used to identify, measure, and reduce improper payments in the administration of the Child Care and Development Fund
Shackelford Jo, 2005
Reports & Papers
A discussion of how the 50 states and 6 jurisdictions that participate in the Part C program of IDEA define developmental delays and, as applicable, at risk in their definition of eligibility for services