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Weinraub Marsha, Armando Tina, Shlay Anne B., June 2006
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the Pennsylvania Child Care Challenge Grant Program, a program to increase child care capacity in high-demand areas of Pennsylvania through physical expansion and renovation of child care premises, based on a survey of and…
Weinraub Marsha, Armando Tina, Shlay Anne B., June 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the Pennsylvania Child Care Challenge Grant Program, a program to increase child care capacity in high-demand areas of Pennsylvania through physical expansion and renovation of child care premises, based on a survey of…
Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Community Investment Collaborative for Kids, May, 2006
Reports & Papers
To both determine needs here in Maine and to learn from the experience of other states, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Child Care and Head Start contracted with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to carry out an…
Howell Meredith, May, 2006
Other
A discussion of potential links between child care planning and transportation planning, and an overview of select government programs including child care needs in transportation planning for low-income workers
Mississippi State University. Early Childhood Institute, 2006
Other
An account of the Early Childhood Institute's work in reopening Mississippi child care facilities damaged by Hurricane Katrina, and expanding training and technical assistance to family child care providers
Herrington Susan, Lesmeister Chandra, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of evaluation criteria for outdoor play areas at center based child care facilities based on physical factors and characteristics that encourage or support play in preschool
Wasch David, Sussman Carl, Gillman Amy R., March, 2005
Reports & Papers
An exploration of the cost and effectiveness of Governor M. Jodi Rell's proposed 2005-2007 budget expansion of the School Construction Grant Program and the Tax Exempt Financing Program of the Child Care Facilities Loan Fund in increasing the…
Wasch David, Sussman Carl, Gillman Amy R., March, 2005
Executive Summary
A summary of an exploration of the cost and effectiveness of Governor M. Jodi Rell?s proposed 2005-2007 budget expansion of the School Construction Grant Program and the Tax Exempt Financing Program of the Child Care Facilities Loan Fund in…
Curtis Deb, Carter Margie, 2005
Other
Peer Reviewed
A paper discussing child care environments in terms of space designs and materials aimed at promoting child development
Tee Ong Puay, 2004
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the developmental and cultural benefits of children's play, the importance of play in child care centers, and the Make Local Project which strove to construct a playground from limited resources at a preschool in Sabah, Malaysia
Proscio Tony, Sussman Carl, Gillman Amy R., 2004
Other
An overview of a study on the impact of child care facility's spatial design on children's interactions with their caregivers and the quality of the children's care
Proscio Tony, Sussman Carl, Gillman Amy R., 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of findings on the impact of building design of child care facilities on child care quality, and a review of programs designed to promote and finance well-designed child care facilities as part of community development.
Nafstad Per, Jaakkola Jouni J. K., Skrondal Anders, Magnus Per, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the associations between children's respiratory health and dampness problems and other building characteristics in 175 inspected day care center buildings, based on a survey of 942 children between the ages of 3 and 5
Zercher Craig, Mallik Sangeeta, Norstad Kassandra, Golan Shari, Kriener-Althen Kerry, December, 2003
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the Local Investment in Child Care (LINCC) project, an initiative to integrate the child care industry into communities? economic infrastructure and to improve families? access to high-quality child care services
Meyer Diana A., Smith Elizabeth C., Porter Toni, Cardenas Sabina, 2003
Reports & Papers
A report documenting how seven home-based child care support programs in six cities operate