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Benjamin Sara E., Haines Jess, Ball Sarah C., Ward Dianne Stanton, November, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey of perceptions and recommendations for the improvement of the quality of meals, snacks, and physical activity at child care centers, based on data from 508 parents of children in attendance at 94 licensed child care centers in North Carolina
Whaley Shannon, Gomez Judy, Mallo Nelly, James Paula, Fredericks Doris, Abascal Pilar, Sharp Matthew, Chandran Kumar, Hecht Kenneth, July 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the nutrition and nutritional environment in licensed child care settings in Los Angeles County, including the relationship of nutrition quality to setting type and Child and Adult Care Food Program participation, based on observations of…
Whaley Shannon, Gomez Judy, Mallo Nelly, James Paula, Fredericks Doris, Abascal Pilar, Sharp Matthew, Chandran Kumar, Hecht Kenneth, July, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the nutrition and nutritional environment in licensed child care settings in Los Angeles County, including the relationship of nutrition quality to setting type and Child and Adult Care Food Program participation, based on…
Kirlin John A., Kirchner Joseph, Teed Nancy, Wang Mitch, Milton King Barbara, July, 2008
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of a pilot program in Nebraska that lowered the eligibility threshold for rural family child care providers to receive higher reimbursement rates for meals provided through the Child and Adult Care Food Program
Kirlin John A., Kirchner Joseph, Teed Nancy, Wang Mitch, Milton King Barbara, July, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of a pilot program in Nebraska that lowered the eligibility threshold for rural family child care providers to receive higher reimbursement rates for meals provided through the Child and Adult Care Food Program
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Research and Analysis, July, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an evaluation of a pilot program in Nebraska that lowered the eligibility threshold for rural family child care providers to receive higher reimbursement rates for meals provided through the Child and Adult Care Food Program
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Research, Nutrition, and Analysis, March, 2008
Reports & Papers
An analysis of improper payments made in 2006 to family child care homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a result of misclassification in provider tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low-income status or operation…
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Research, Nutrition, and Analysis, March, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of an analysis of improper payments made in 2006 to family child care homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a result of misclassification in provider tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low-income status…
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Research, Nutrition, and Analysis, March, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an analysis of improper payments made in 2006 to family child care homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a result of misclassification in provider tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low-income status…
Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program, February, 2008
Other
A discussion of the relationship of food insecurity to early child development and school readiness
Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program, February, 2008
Executive Summary
A discussion of the relationship of food insecurity to early child development and school readiness
Benjamin Sara E., Cradock Angie, Walker Elizabeth M., Slining Meghan, Gillman Matthew, 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of state regulations on nutrition guidelines and physical activity requirements for child care centers and family child care homes, and a discussion of the influence of these policies on childhood obesity rates
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis, Nutrition, and Evaluation, December, 2006
Reports & Papers
An analysis of improper payments made to family child care homes participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a result of having been assigned an incorrect tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low-income status or…
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis, Nutrition, and Evaluation, December, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an analysis of improper payments made to family child care homes participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a result of having been assigned an incorrect tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low-…
Pettigrew Iris, Kuchak JoAnn, Ghelfi Linda, March, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study of administrative cost reimbursement payment system for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsor organizations, which administer CACFP to participating family child care homes at the local level