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Forry Nicole D., Iruka Iheoma U., Tout Kathryn, Torquati Julia C., Susman-Stillman Amy R., Bryant Donna M., Daneri M. Paula, Q4 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Few studies have examined correlates of quality ratings in family child care arrangements. This study analyzes data from a multi-state sample of family child care providers actively seeking professional development for two purposes. First, we…
Hughes-Belding Kere, Hegland Susan M., Stein Amanda G., Sideris John, Bryant Donna M., September, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between observed global quality and both provider beliefs and structural characteristics, such as child-per-adult ratio, education, and professional development, among family child care providers, with an additional…
Forry Nicole D., Iruka Iheoma U., Kainz Kirsten, Tout Kathryn, Torquati Julia C., Susman-Stillman Amy R., Bryant Donna M., Starr Rebecca, Simkin Shana, April, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study to identify profiles of child care quality among a sample of family child care providers and to examine provider characteristics associated with each profile, based on an analysis of observational and survey data collected from 341 family…
Forry Nicole D., Iruka Iheoma U., Kainz Kirsten, Tout Kathryn, Torquati Julia C., Susman-Stillman Amy R., Bryant Donna M., Starr Rebecca, Simkin Shana, April, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of a study to identify profiles of child care quality among a sample of family child care providers and to examine provider characteristics associated with each profile, based on an analysis of observational and survey data collected from…
Maxwell Kelly, Early Diane Marie, Bryant Donna M., Kraus Syndee, Hume Katie, December, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the characteristics and quality of family child care programs in Georgia, based on interviews with and observations of 155 family child care providers
Maxwell Kelly, Early Diane Marie, Bryant Donna M., Kraus Syndee, Hume Katie, December, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the characteristics and quality of family child care programs in Georgia, based on interviews with and observations of 155 family child care providers
Bryant Donna M., Wesley Patricia W., Burchinal Margaret, Sideris John, Taylor Karen, Fenson Carla, Iruka Iheoma U., September, 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the efficacy of an individualized, assessment-based, on-site consultation model of professional development for the quality improvement of early childhood programs, based on 108 child care classrooms and 263 family child care homes…
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Bryant Donna M., Fischer Robert Louis, Grayson Liane, February, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the quality in child care centers and family child care homes in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, based on observations of 177 center-based child care classrooms and an analysis of data from a previous study of family child care homes and of…
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Bryant Donna M., Fischer Robert Louis, Grayson Liane, February, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the quality in child care centers and family child care homes in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, based on observations of 177 center-based child care classrooms and an analysis of data from a previous study of family child care homes…
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Bryant Donna M., Fischer Robert Louis, Grayson Liane, February, 2008
Reports & Papers
An assessment of the quality of early childhood education and care programs available to three- to five-year-old children, Ohio, based on a sample of 177 classrooms in child care centers, preschool programs, and Head Start centers in Cuyahoga County
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Bryant Donna M., Fischer Robert Louis, Grayson Liane, February, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of an assessment of the quality of early childhood education and care programs available to three- to five-year-old children, Ohio, based on a sample of 177 classrooms in child care centers, preschool programs, and Head Start centers in…
Bryant Donna M., Maxwell Kelly, Taylor Karen, Spring 2004
Other
A compilation of data related to child care and early education provision in North Carolina, including information on enrollment, subsidies, and child, family, and provider characteristics
Bryant Donna M., Maxwell Kelly, Taylor Karen, 2004
Reports & Papers
A statewide survey of North Carolina's child care labor force gained detailed information on child care worker wages, education, and benefits, ratings of child care centers, staff turnover, and family child care homes
Bryant Donna M., 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A multi-state study of an assessment-based individualized on-site consultation model--The Partnerships for Inclusion (PFI) model--implemented in California, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North Carolina. The consultation consisted of child care…
Bryant Donna M., Bernier Kathleen, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Maxwell Kelly, 2002
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation into the links between the implementation of Smart Start and the quality of child care in North Carolina, using data gathered through staff interviews and observations using the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (…