Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Search Results

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.

You can filter your results by keyword, date, resource type, topic, location (state in which the data were collected), grant (federally funded grant that supported the research), publisher, funder, and author. And you can indicate whether to include resources with data from all states, full text, and peer-reviewed research.

Displaying 1 - 15 out of 21 results
Fiene Richard, January, 2021
Other
The organization of this paper is as follows. First, let’s introduce what is included when we talk about measurement principles for regulatory compliance, licensing and monitoring systems. Second, provide examples that should be familiar to most…
Fiene Richard, December, 2020
Other
The below grid provides the potential contact hour infection rate thresholds when we compare the amount of time and the number of individuals in a particular area. (author abstract)
Fiene Richard, Stevens Sonya, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this paper is to validate the key parameters for testing out the Contact Hour (CH) methodology in a series of facilities to determine its efficacy. The pilot validation study will determine if this CH methodology has any merit in…
Fiene Richard, June, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report will provide the results of several cohorts from a large-scale validation study of Washington State’s Department of Children, Youth and Families child care Risk Assessment Licensing Decision Making Tiers System (RALDMTS). The validation…
Kapp Karl M., Dore Sarah, Fiene Richard, Grable Breanna, Panlilio Carlo, Hamm Robert M., Yang Chengwu, Lehman Erik B., Mincemoyer Claudia, Verdiglione Nicole, Levi Benjamin H. (Benjamin Horowitz), April, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article delineates the theory and framework for an innovative child abuse training program for mandated reporters called 'iLookOut'. iLookOut is an online learning delivery system that utilizes mastery learning and self-determination theory in…
Yang Chengwu, Panlilio Carlo, Verdiglione Nicole, Lehman Erik B., Hamm Robert M., Fiene Richard, Dore Sarah, Bard David E., Grable Breanna, Levi Benjamin H. (Benjamin Horowitz), 08 January, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In recent years, real-world studies (RWS) are gaining increasing interests, because they can generate more realistic and generalizable results than randomized controlled clinical trials (RCT). In 2017, we published a RCT in 741 early childhood care…
Fiene Richard, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report provides the results from the Minnesota Family Child Care Licensing Key Indicator Study which dealt with over 2000 sites. The study was unique in the level of data skewness, the need for dichotomization of the data base, the elimination…
Lahti Michel, Elicker James, Zellman Gail L., Fiene Richard, Q1 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In recent years, child care quality rating and improvement systems (QRISs) have become an increasingly popular policy tool to improve quality in early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings and have been adopted in many localities and states.…
Fiene Richard, 01 February, 2014
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this study was to validate Georgia's process for determining if a state-regulated child care facility is compliant with basic state health and safety requirements. The process was developed by staff at Bright from the Start: Georgia…
Fiene Richard, 11 October, 2013
Other

This short paper will provide some thoughts about the various public policy initiatives/systems to improve early care and education, such as licensing, Head Start, Pre-K, QRIS, accreditation, and professional development and their potential…

Fiene Richard, 02 August, 2013
Other
A discussion of a model for integrating early care and education monitoring systems
Fiene Richard, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This is a first of its kind study comparing the USA to other world countries utilizing the Child Care Aware -- NACCRRA (National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies) Child Care Benchmarks related to health and safety rules and…
Fiene Richard, December, 2012
Other
A presentation of a model for integrating various early care and education monitoring systems
Fiene Richard, September, 2011
Reports & Papers
A comparison against a set of benchmarks of child care regulations in the United States and in other countries
Fiene Richard, January, 2011
Other
A history of the development of child care standards in the United States