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Elicker James, Clawson Carolyn, Ruprecht Karen, Kwon Kyong-Ah, October 23, 2007
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the validity of the quality standards used in Paths to QUALITY, Indiana's child care quality rating system, based on results from pilot sites and a review of research literature related to quality indicators in the standards
Elicker James, Clawson Carolyn, Ruprecht Karen, Kwon Kyong-Ah, October 23, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of an analysis of the validity of the quality standards used in Paths to QUALITY, Indiana's child care quality rating system, based on results from pilot sites and a review of research literature related to quality indicators in the…
Wehry Stephanie, Rabinowitz Stanley, September, 2007
Reports & Papers
An account of participant experiences in the Guiding Start of Duval initiative, a three-phase initiative to improve the quality of early childhood education and care programs in Duval County, Florida, during the 2006-2007 year, including information…
Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, Yohalem Nicole, Pittman Karen, March, 2007
Reports & Papers
Three case studies of quality-improvement efforts in programs providing out-of-school time services
Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, Yohalem Nicole, Pittman Karen, March, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of three case studies of quality-improvement efforts in programs providing out-of-school time services
Hildebrand Alex, Irie Ellen, Blair Jill, February, 2007
Reports & Papers
An account of the implementation of the Constructing Connections Collaborative, an initiative for the development of a system to facilitate the improvement of child care facilities in Riverside County, California
Friedman Dana E., January/February 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of child care center quality improvements related to participation in quality rating systems (QRS), based on a survey of a small number of directors across three states
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, January, 2007
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of a joint Air Force-National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies initiative to increase the supply of high-quality family child care in civilian communities near Air Force bases by implementing the Air Force model…
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, January, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of a joint Air Force-National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies initiative to increase the supply of high-quality family child care in civilian communities near Air Force bases by implementing the…
Irie Ellen, Blair Jill, Hildebrand Alex, Sheridan Regina, January, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the Affordable Buildings for Children?s Development (ABCD) Initiative to promote the structural quality of child care and early education facilities in California, with a focus on the financing, capacity building,…
Hildebrand Alex, Irie Ellen, Blair Jill, January, 2007
Reports & Papers
An account of the implementation of the Constructing Connections Collaborative, an initiative for the development of a system to facilitate the improvement of child care facilities in Merced County, California
Thorman Abigail E., 2007
Reports & Papers
A historical account of efforts to improve the quality and accessibility of early childhood programs in Greater Kansas City from 1989 through 2006
Thorman Abigail E., 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of an account of efforts to improve the quality and accessibility of early childhood programs in Greater Kansas City from 1989 through 2006
Akiva Tom, Yohalem Nicole, November 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of an exploration of the state and local approaches to the development of quality rating and improvement systems for early childhood education and care programs and services
Florida Institute of Education, October, 2006
Reports & Papers
An account of participant experiences in the Guiding Start of Duval initiative, a three-phase initiative to improve the quality of early childhood education and care programs in Duval County, Florida, during the 2005-2006 year, including information…