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Emilsen Kari, Koch Bernhard A., December 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the attitudes of men and women towards outdoor play, and a discussion of the role of outdoor activities in the recruitment and retention of men to the early childhood workforce, based on data from both a survey of 121 men and 131…
Rudolph Kara, Gabor Vivian, Longjohn Matt, Morgan Ruth, Dull Peter, December, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the physical activity practices and features of child care centers in Washington, DC, based on survey, interview, and observation data collected from 26 child care centers
Altarum Institute, December, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the physical activity practices and features of child care centers in Washington, DC, based on survey, interview, and observation data collected from 26 child care centers
Verdisco Aimee E., Perez Alfaro Marcelo, December 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of child care center quality in Brazil, based on observations and surveys of 150 centers in 6 cities
Xiao Mo, November, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The ineffectiveness of a quality accreditation mechanism can be attributed to the inability of the accreditation status to provide consumers with information they do not already possess. I present a structural model of demand allowing consumers to…
Marshall Nancy L., Dennehy Julie, Robeson Wendy Wagner, Roberts Joanne, 29 October, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the quality of child care centers and family child care homes in Boston, based on surveys and observations of 68 child care centers and 51 family child care homes
Marshall Nancy L., Dennehy Julie, Robeson Wendy Wagner, Roberts Joanne, 29 October, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the quality of child care centers and family child care homes in Boston, based on surveys and observations of 68 child care centers and 51 family child care homes
Tarnai John, Fall 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of child care market rates in the state of Washington in 2010 by provider type and child age, and also of the number and subsidy status of children served and provider capacity, sponsorship, and costs, based on a survey of 2,004 child care…
Tarnai John, Fall 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of child care market rates in the state of Washington in 2010 by provider type and child age, and also of the number and subsidy status of children served and provider capacity, sponsorship, and costs, based on a survey of 2,004…
D.C. Hunger Solutions, August, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the nutrition practices and features of child care centers in Washington, DC, based on survey, interview, and observation data collected from 25 child care centers
D.C. Hunger Solutions, August, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of study of the nutrition practices and features of child care centers in Washington, DC, based on survey, interview, and observation data collected from 25 child care centers
Nakahara Shinji, Lopchan Milan, Ichikawa Masao, Poudel Krishna C., Poudel Om R., Poudel-Tandukar Kalpana, Yoshida Katsumi, August 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal and observational study of the relationship between waiting list priority and the demographic, socioeconomic, and physical development-related characteristics of disadvantaged children, based on data collected from 161 families and…
Maxwell Kelly, Kraus Syndee, April 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of classroom- and program-level quality in Rhode Island child care centers and preschool programs, based on documents, surveys, and observations from 69 programs and observations of 50 preschool and 50 infant/toddler classrooms within those…
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Spring 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of an examination of the relationship between administrative practices and the quality of services of early childhood programs, based on an analysis of data on 564 child care centers in 25 states
Perlman Michal, February, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of mathematics and literacy instruction, metacognitive language use, and diversity promotion in child care centers, based on staff surveys and observations conducted in 103 classrooms serving preschool-age children in 64 child…