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McDonnell Andrea P., Brownell KerriLee, Wolery Mark, 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey-based study of a national sample of preschool teachers working in NAEYC-accredited programs to further understanding of teacher and program variables that potentially affect program quality for young children with special needs
Cryer Debby, Phillipsen Leslie C., 1997
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the necessity for clearer guidelines and explanations for the rating of quality within child care programs and greater qualitative details surrounding what aspects of child care programs require improvement
Cameron Claire, Statham June, 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the organizational implications of subsidized child care for children and child care providers in England after implementation of The Children Act of 1989
Howes Carollee, 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of child care quality in relation to adult: child ratio and teacher education, using the Cost, Quality and Outcome (CQO) and Florida Quality Improvement study datasets
Moore Dennis, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of hours spent in child care on a child?s aggressive and oppositional behavior in preschool
Smith Anita Payne, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A 1996 examination of the differences between accredited and non-accredited family-based child care programs in program quality, job professionalism, spousal support, and family functioning through analysis of the Family Day Care Assessment Profile…
Chaplin Duncan, Hofferth Sandra L., Wissoker Douglas, 1996
Other
Peer Reviewed
A revised version of the original 1992 study examining the effects of child care price and quality on parents' choice of type of child care.
Scarr Sandra, Eisenberg Marlene, Deater-Deckard Kirby, 1994
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the influence of regulatable factors on the quality of child care
Karweit Nancy, 1988
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the organization of early education instruction in terms of programs, entry requirements, length of the school day and nature of curriculum
Johansen Anne, Leibowitz Arleen, Waite Linda, 1988
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study examining the effect of child care on children's health, using the size of the child care group as a variable in a nationally representative sample of children
Tobin Joseph Jay, Wu David Y. H., Davidson Dana H., 1987
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of class size and student to teacher ratios in Japanese preschools and American preschools, focusing on the successful techniques the Japanese preschools employ in classrooms with typical class sizes and student to teacher ratios that…
Human Capital Research Collaborative, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet highlights the benefits of class room size reduction in early childhood education programs. It cites several studies, such as the Tennessee STAR experiment and a Washington State study, which estimates the annual per-student cost of…