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Quality Child Care Initiative, 30 April, 2001
Reports & Papers
A history of the development, implementation, and funding activities of the first round of the Quality Child Care Initiative, a Bay Area, California, collaborative of funders whose grantmaking efforts aimed to improve child care quality, based on…
Munton Anthony G., McCullum Bet, Rivers Kim, March, 2001
Reports & Papers
A study of the National Childcare Strategy program in the United Kingdom
Hull Robin, Edsall Sally, 2001
Literature Review
A study of the benefits of quality preschool education to improve the development and social outcomes of children in Australia
National Conference of State Legislatures, 2001
A discussion of approaches by states using federal monies to finance child care, and the links between reimbursement rates and child care quality
Burbank John, 2001
A presentation of a public policy recommendation for the professionalization of the early childhood education and care workforce to improve the quality of services in the field
Mezey Jennifer, Greenberg Mark H., 2001
A discussion of the position of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) on the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) High Performance Bonus regulations
Gillman Amy R., 2001
A proposal for the use of non-profit, community-based organizations to improve the quality of family child care services in low-income communities
Emanoil Pamela, Winter 2000
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of initiatives in New York City to provide resources for informal child care providers
Australian Education Union, 2000
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
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
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