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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Hawkins Helen, 2004
Reports & Papers
A pilot evaluation of care quality in preparation for national accreditation of a center's of 3 classrooms with 55 children
Brandon Richard N., Maher Erin J., Li Guanghui, Joesch Jutta M., 2004
Reports & Papers
An analysis of alternative policies to improve financial access to high-quality early learning opportunities in four states (Ohio, South Carolina, Illinois, and Mississippi)
Geen Rob, 2004
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of issues related to kinship foster care, including caregiver characteristics, payment and licensure, and caregiver support
Cleveland Gordon, Krashinsky Michael, 2004
Reports & Papers
A study on the differences between nonprofit and commercial center-based child care on overall classroom quality in Canada
Cleveland Gordon, Krashinsky Michael, 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of a study on the differences between nonprofit and commercial center-based child care on overall classroom quality in Canada
Marsh Janet G., Brandon Richard N., Holmes Baron, 2004
Reports & Papers
A report proposing the adoption of a comprehensive rating system called Palmetto STARS to improve the quality of South Carolina's early care and education
Stoney Louise, 2004
Reports & Papers
A description of the processes and financing strategies states used to develop quality rating systems used to establish quality standards for early childhood care programs and evaluate existing programs
Marsh Janet G., Brandon Richard N., Holmes Baron, 2004
Executive Summary
An executive summary of a report recommending the Palmetto STARS system to rate and maintain quality in South Carolina's early childhood care and education programs
Meisels Samuel J., Atkins-Burnett Sally, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the Head Start National Reporting System, an achievement test for Head Start children aged four and five years of age, designed to assess the program's effectiveness
Zigler Edward F., Styfco Sally J., 2004
Other
Peer Reviewed
A paper regarding the controversy surrounding the Head Start National Reporting System, which was designed to evaluate the quality of Head Start programs by assessing Head Start children's cognitive abilities
United States. Employment and Training Administration. Office of Apprenticeship, Training, Employer and Labor Services, 30 April, 2003
Reports & Papers
An analysis of participating states' post-grant prospects for sustaining and broadening programs funded under the Quality Child-Care Initiative, federally funded grants for states to address child care quality and labor issues by applying the…
Neuman Michelle J., 2003
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the role of society?s views on childhood in the development of the Head Start program and their influence on early childhood educators
Zero to Three (Organization). Policy Center, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the importance of the designation of funds from the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) to the improvement of early childhood care and education program quality
Fiene Richard, 2002
Methods
An annotated bibliography of research conducted since 1992 on thirteen key child care quality indicators used in developing child care licensing regulations.
Georgia State University. Health Policy Center, 2001
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of Georgia policies regarding quality child care for disadvantaged children who are at risk for academic and social problems