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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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Maryland Family Network, November, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of Maryland child care providers' perceptions, experiences, and training needs related to child care for children with special needs, based on a survey of 1,556 center-based and family child care providers
North Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral Council, September, 2009
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the influence of the recession on child care programs and their enrollment, based on a survey of 424 child care centers in North Carolina
Florida Institute of Education, September, 2009
Reports & Papers
An account of the implementation of the Jacksonville Journey Early Learning Program, an initiative to transition 25 child care centers in downtown Jacksonville, Florida into comprehensive early learning centers
Ishimine Karin, Wilson Rachel (Rachel J.), September 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of child care quality between urban center-based child care settings, based on an assessment of 35 randomly selected child care centers in Sydney, Australia
Applied Survey Research, September, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the beliefs, attitudes, and practices of early care and education providers in Santa Clara County, California, based on a survey of 45 child care centers and 34 family child care homes
Watamura Sarah, Kryzer Erin M., Robertson Steven S., July-August 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between measurements of classroom quality and changes in children's cortisol levels at three child care centers in upstate New York which score very highly on a measurement of quality
Gupta Ruchi S., Pascoe John M., Blanchard Troy, Langkamp Diane, Duncan Paula M., Gorski Peter A., Southward Linda H., May/June 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of children?s health risks and access to services in various center-based child care settings, based on a survey of 2,753 child care directors from Head Start and non-Head Start centers in Florida, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, and…
Bisceglia Rossana, Perlman Michal, Schaack Diana, Jenkins Jennifer M., Q2 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the psychometric properties, the factor structure, and several subsets of questions of the Infant-Toddler Environment Rating Scale-Revised Edition (ITERS-R) in 153 classrooms in 59 Colorado child care centers that are allocated…
Food Research and Action Center, February, 2009
Other
An overview of trends in child care provider participation in and individuals served by the Child and Adult Care Food Program
Small Mario Luis, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the family, emotional, and practical benefits of the use of child care centers by mothers as gateways to supportive community networks and parenting resources, based on observations at 23 New York City child care centers, interviews with…
Schumacher Rachel, August, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research on the relationship of child-adult ratio and group size to child care center quality for infants and toddlers, with policy recommendations for ensuring that ratios and group sizes are small for infants and toddlers in child…
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Spring 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study comparing the accuracy of measurements of overall child care quality in a child care center that are derived from the measurement of child care quality in different proportions of classrooms within the center
Lloyd Eva, March 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of a presentation of thirty key terms and practices in the field of early education
Pound Linda, March 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A scheme for leadership and management of child care and early education centers, emphasizing the importance of play, fun, and humor
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Bryant Donna M., Fischer Robert Louis, Grayson Liane, February, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the quality in child care centers and family child care homes in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, based on observations of 177 center-based child care classrooms and an analysis of data from a previous study of family child care homes and of…