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Emanoil Pamela, Winter 2000
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of initiatives in New York City to provide resources for informal child care providers
Australian Education Union, 2000
Other
An overview of the systems of early childhood education and care from the perspectives on governmental and organizational entities in Australia
Porter Toni, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An exploration of initiatives designed to improve the quality and supply of child care. Questions include: (1) What initiatives have states and communities funded to improve child care quality and expand child care supply?; (2) How do states and…
Sestini Elizabeth, 2000
Other
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the links between Early Years? Development and Child Care Partnerships (EYDCPs), the provision of affordable and high quality care, and providers? professional development
Bennett John, 2000
Other
An exploration of the use of goals and curricula in the tracking of early childhood education and care programs quality, based on information from twelve high-income, member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (…
Peart Norman A., Bryant Donna M., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of hindrances to parent participation in an early childhood service program, Smart Start, focusing on enhancing family involvement in collaborative social service partnerships
Bryant Donna M., 2000
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Highlights of results from several studies of the North Carolina Smart Start community-based initiative-- a program aimed at improving the provision and quality of services in child care and education, family support programs, and health services
Nix Mary, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of grassroots lobbying by two child advocacy groups, one secular and one religious, for child care center policy, specifically the legislative initiative Smart Start, in North Carolina
Aytch Lynette S., Cryer Debby, Bailey, Jr. Donald B., Selz Laurie, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the use of methods to determine program quality of intervention services for children with disabilities and their families
Powell Douglas R., Innes Fiona K., Wilcox-Herzog Amanda, 1999
Reports & Papers
A summary of the main findings of an evaluation of the Indiana Child Care Financing Initiative, a statewide effort to increase public and corporate awareness of community child care needs and develop public/private partnerships to meet these needs
Ramey Sharon L., 1999
Other
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the need for and development of quality early childhood education and care programs, and the role of Head Start programs to assist in the process
Maxwell Kelly, Bryant Donna M., Miller-Johnson Shari, 1999
Reports & Papers
A study measuring the Smart Start program's effectiveness in six North Carolina counties by comparing the school readiness of Smart Start children entering kindergarten to the readiness of children from other programs
Gormley, Jr. William T., 1999
Other
Peer Reviewed
An analysis from several perspectives on child care regulations and the impact of regulations on child care quality
Bryant Donna M., Maxwell Kelly, Burchinal Margaret, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the impact of Smart Start, a state-funded program to implement local quality improvement initiatives on preschool quality
Orthner Dennis, Cole George, Ehrlich P. Roger, 1998
Executive Summary
A summary of a longitudinal study on the efficacy of Smart Start in improving agency integration and collaboration