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Collins Ashleigh, Bronte-Tinkew Jacinta, Logan Cassandra, May, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of challenges facing the provision of out-of-school time programming for children and youth in rural communities, with recommendations for meeting these challenges
Leach Penelope, Barnes Jacqueline, Malmberg Lars-Erik, Sylva Kathy, Stein Alan, Families, Children and Child Care Project Team, February 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the quality of child care in four types of settings, an identification of the factors associated with higher-quality child care, and an exploration of the values of mothers when rating the quality of child care, based on interviews…
Sandel Kathryn, Bhat Soumya, January, 2008
Other
A description of funding sources and financing strategies to assist service providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders in securing and sustaining funds for rural out-of-school-time programs
Sipple John W., McCabe Lisa A., Ross-Bernstein Judith, January 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the availability of child care and early education slots for children under five in rural New York State and how the availability of slots in different child care and early education settings in rural counties compares with…
Swenson Kendall, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study comparing features of child care arrangements of children in urban and rural areas, including: type of arrangement, weekly hours in child care, auspice or sponsorship of center-based child care programs, child-adult ratio, and parent child…
Sipple John W., McCabe Lisa A., Ross-Bernstein Judith, December, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of the availability of child care and early education slots for children under five in rural New York State and how the availability of slots in different child care and early education settings in rural counties compares with the…
Afterschool Alliance, September, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the special challenges faced by poor children in rural areas and examples of after school programs successfully meeting these challenges
Swenson Kendall, July, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study comparing features of Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) caseloads in urban and rural counties, including: average hours per week in care; percentage of single-parent families; child care settings; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families…
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, July 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study comparing features Child Care and Development Fund caseloads in urban and rural counties
Kholowa Foster, Rose Pauline, July 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the international policy agenda on the role of preschool as a poverty reduction tool, and its implications for national policy intentions in Malawi, using evidence from a case study of four rural preschools in poor and mainly agrarian…
Fantuzzo John W., Perlman Staci M., July, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the impact of out-of-home placement on the social adjustment outcomes and academic achievement of urban children, based on a study of 11,835 second grade students enrolled in the public school system of a large northeastern city
Prentice Susan, April, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of the supply of, demand for, and economic impact of child care in the southern and western portion of the rural Parkland region of Manitoba, Canada
Child Care Coalition of Manitoba, April, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the supply of, demand for, and economic impact of child care in the southern and western portion of the rural Parkland region of Manitoba, Canada
Davis Elizabeth E., Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), February 2007
Reports & Papers
An examination of rural-urban differences in the use of public programs designed to support working low-income families, such as child care subsidies and food stamps, based on a comparison of demographic characteristics, employment stability,…
Hughes Eileen, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study of the process implemented by a rural Alaskan Head Start program to incorporate an aspect of the Reggio Emilia approach concerning how to observe children's actions to construct images of the children