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Besharov Douglas J., Samari Nazanin, 2001
Other
An investigation into the rates of access to child care funding among former welfare recipients
Copus Andrew, Petrie Scott, Shucksmith Janet, Shucksmith Mark, Still Margaret, 2001
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study mapping the availability and accessibility of child care services in rural Scotland
Kreader J. Lee, Piecyk Jessica Brickman, Collins Ann, June, 2000
Reports & Papers
A description of changes in the regulated child care supply in Illinois and Maryland between 1996 and 1998, with an emphasis on low income communities, based on data from statewide child care resource and referral databases and the 1990 United…
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…
Fenichel Emily, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study identifying common barriers faced by low-income families in accessing good quality infant and toddler child care. The research builds upon the National Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project, and involves interviews with key…
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2000
Reports & Papers
A study of United States civilian workers with access to child care resource and referral services, defined as employer-sponsored benefits that provide information to employees regarding child day care options, costs, schedules of availability, and…
Randall Vicky, Fisher Kimberly, 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the variations in child care provision and policy influences among British local authorities
Zigler Edward F., Finn-Stevenson Matia, 1996
Other
Peer Reviewed
A response by authors Edward F. Zigler and Matia Finn-Stevenson and James R. Walker to critiques of the former?s School of the 21st Century child care proposal, advocating the embedding of child care in public schools, and of the latter?s proposal…
Schultz Tom, 1996
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of child care public policy and funding, emphasizing coverage and availability for low-income families, by examining two policy proposals, one by James Walker, advocating a social-security based approach to financing child care, and one…
Piel Michele, 1996
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of child care public policy and funding, emphasizing coverage and availability for low-income families, by examining two policy proposals, one by James Walker, advocating a social-security based approach to financing child care, and one…
Goldberg Lenny, 1996
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of child care public policy and funding, emphasizing coverage and availability, by examining two policy proposals, one by James Walker, advocating a social-security based approach to financing child care, and one by Edward Zigler and…
Smith Shelley L., Fairchild Mary, Groginsky Scott, 1995
Executive Summary
An exploration of early childhood education and care as a national investment, and the correlation between the expansions of state programs on the outcomes of children
Cherlin Andrew, 1995
Other
A study of the relationship between welfare reform and supply of child care for low-income families using Aid to Dependent Families with Children (ADFC)
Hofferth Sandra L., West Jerry, Henke Robin R., Kaufman Phillip, 1994
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation into the degree of access at-risk children have to programs providing early childhood education and care services and the quality of those programs, using data from the National Household Education Survey
Hofferth Sandra L., West Jerry, Henke Robin R., Kaufman Phillip, 1994
Other
An investigation into the degree of access at-risk children have to programs providing early childhood education and care services and the quality of those programs, using data from the National Household Education Survey