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Speirs Katherine E., Gordon Rachel A., Powers Elizabeth T., Koester Brenda D., Fiese Barbara H., February/March 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: Family child care providers widely participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), yet their participation experiences have not been studied. To fill this gap, we used a mixed methods approach that combined survey…
Abner Kristin, Gordon Rachel A., Korenman Sanders, Kaestner Robert, March, 2012
Reports & Papers
In this issue of Policy Forum, we summarize our recent research that highlights the effectiveness of CACFP [Child and Adult Care Food Program] in reaching needy children. Considering CACFP rules, and those of other child care and food subsides, we…
Gordon Rachel A., Kaestner Robert, Korenman Sanders, Abner Kristin, September, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article focuses on an understudied food subsidy program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), examining whether it reaches low-income children and whether children who receive CACFP differ from those who do not receive it. Data come…
Gordon Rachel A., Kaestner Robert, Korenman Sanders, Abner Kristin, July 2010
Reports & Papers
An inquiry into whether the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reaches its targeted population, and an examination of the relationship between the food intake, weight, and food security of CACFP participants, based on data on more than 10,000…
Gordon Rachel A., Kaestner Robert, Korenman Sanders, Abner Kristin, December, 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the characteristics of children served by the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), differences among CACFP-eligible participant and nonparticipant families, and the relationship of attending CACFP-participating child care to…