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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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Norris Deborah J., Dunn Loraine, August, 2004
Reports & Papers
A study of Oklahoma's Reaching for the Stars program, a child care quality improvement initiative, examining quality differences between family child care homes representing the various levels of the Reaching for the Stars program's quality rating…
Moss Peter, 2004
Reports & Papers
A presentation concerning universal child care and preschool provision in the United Kingdom
Elora Partnership, 2004
Reports & Papers
Modeling, description and review for a 2002 child care provider accreditation and training system focusing on standardization and quality enhancement of child care providers in Ontario, Canada
Elora Partnership, 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of modeling, description and review for a 2002 child care provider accreditation and training system focusing on standardization and quality enhancement of child care providers in Ontario, Canada
Whitebook Marcy, Bellm Dan, 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of the evaluation of the Compensation and Recognition Encourage Stability (CARES) program, designed to reward professional development in the early childhood education field to reduce staff turnover
Raikes Helen, 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study that undertakes four tasks: (1) piloting and validating four linked state child care Quality Rating Systems (QRS); (2) identifying what training providers at different levels in the QRS select; (3) measuring the effects of training on child…
Hoot James L., Szente Judit, Mebratu Belete, 2004
Other
Peer Reviewed
A historical overview of early education in Ethiopia and a discussion of current challenges to improving early education provision
European Commission Childcare Network, 2004
Reports & Papers
A summary of a cross-national discussion regarding improving quality in early learning and child care services
Northwest Rural Communities Project, 2004
Reports & Papers
A study of the social, educational, and economic well-being of children and their families in rural Oregon and Washington state
Whitebook Marcy, Sakai Laura, Howes Carollee, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study examining characteristics of child care centers that improved in quality and retained the higher quality over time, and assessing the impact of NAEYC accreditation on quality improvement
Kansas Action for Children, 2004
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of Kansas' commitment to move toward universal pre-kindergarten, including what current research informs about high-quality pre-kindergarten's effect on children, the quality and community involvement elements of the proposed program,…
MGT Consulting, 2004
Reports & Papers
An implementation evaluation of the Judith P. Hoyer Early Care and Education Enhancement Program, a Maryland initiative to improve the access to and quality of programs for children from birth to age five, as well as improve child outcomes, through…
MGT Consulting, 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of an implementation evaluation of the Judith P. Hoyer Early Care and Education Enhancement Program, a Maryland initiative to improve the access to and quality of programs for children from birth to age five, as well as improve child…
Walker Susan K., 2004
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of an argument in favor of a significant expansion of the actual United States government effort towards child care based on evidence from science and care practice as well as on the experiences of the author, a former Associate…
PA Partnerships for Children, 2004
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of initiatives to improve the quality of infant and toddler child care in the state of Pennsylvania