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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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Organizational Research Services, December, 2005
Reports & Papers
Findings from an evaluation of a community-based initiative to improve the skills of family, friend, and neighbor child care providers, based on reporting and caregiver questionnaires from 6 community based organizations in King County, Washington
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 30 September, 2005
Other
A study of quality enhancement and assessment designs for Head Start programs
Caudill Denise, September, 2005
Reports & Papers
An outcome evaluation of Oklahoma Tribal Connection, an initiative to improve the quality of Cherokee Nation family, friend, and neighbor child care providers, based on surveys of and focus groups with providers
Caudill Denise, September, 2005
Executive Summary
A summary of an outcome evaluation of Oklahoma Tribal Connection, an initiative to improve the quality of Cherokee Nation family, friend, and neighbor child care providers, based on surveys of and focus groups with providers
Cohen Sally S., Lord Heather, Sept/Oct 2005
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
The Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) is the largest source of state and federal child care assistance. Between 1996–2004, the number of reports on state implementation of the CCDBG soared. Using the matrix method, this article…
Worcel Sonia D., Furrer Carrie Jean, Green Beth L., July, 2005
Reports & Papers
A process and outcome evaluation of the Oregon Child Care Quality Improvement Project, which provided grants to 11 counties to improve child care quality, based on provider and stakeholder surveys and interviews, quarterly reports, administrative…
Worcel Sonia D., Furrer Carrie Jean, Green Beth L., July, 2005
Executive Summary
A summary of a process and outcome evaluation of the Oregon Child Care Quality Improvement Project, which provided grants to 11 counties to improve child care quality, based on provider and stakeholder surveys and interviews, quarterly reports,…
Child Care Resources, July, 2005
Reports & Papers
An examination of the influence of SOAR Opportunity Fund expenditures on the creation of a support network for the quality improvement of family, friend, and neighbor child care arrangements in King County, Washington
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Maris Catherine L., More at Four Evaluation Team, February, 2005
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the statewide North Carolina More at Four program, a state-funded initiative to provide high-quality educational experiences to at-risk four-year-olds, that addresses characteristics of local programs, quality of services provided,…
Every Child Counts (Program) [First 5 Alameda County], January, 2005
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the usefulness, effectiveness, and effects of the Every Child Counts? Quality Improvement Initiative on child care centers in Alameda County, California
Boat Mary Barbara, Zorn Debbie, Austin James T., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the outcomes and lessons learned from Ohio's multi-year program designed to develop a standards-based assessment system for state-funded early childhood education programs
Paskin Laura, Stokley Daniel, Vandergrift Nathan, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of strategies utilized by Washington State to improve child care and early education, focusing on issues of public funding, workforce indicators, and federal, state, and local programs
Ventura County (Calif.). Child Care Planning Council, 2005
Other
A description of progress made by Ventura County, California?s Child Care Planning Council in achieving child care access and quality initiatives
Simon Raymond, 2005
Other
A presentation to the United States Senate?s Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development by Raymond Simon, a Deputy Secretary with the Department of Education, on the Education Department?s efforts to improve the quality of early…
Pomper Kate, Blank Helen, Campbell Nancy D., Schulman Karen, 2005
Reports & Papers
Highlights from a 2004 follow-up study on the military?s systematic approach to quality child care by the National Women?s Law Center