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Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development, April, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the challenges to implementing the Full Day Early Learning Kindergarten Program in rural areas of Ontario, Canada
Harris Erin, Malone Helen Janc, Sunnanon Tai, March, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A review of research studies on nine out-of-school time programs located in rural areas
Afterschool Alliance, October 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the after school child care arrangements of kindergarten through grade 12 students by urbanicity during the 2008-2009 school year, based on a survey of nearly 30,000 households
Afterschool Alliance, October 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the after school child care arrangements of kindergarten through grade 12 students by urbanicity during the 2008-2009 school year, based on a survey of nearly 30,000 households
Conway Donna M., June 2010
Reports & Papers
A comparison of the preliteracy readiness scores of groups of kindergarten children who have attended either half-day or full-day preschool programs, half-day or a full-day child care centers, or who were not in attendance in an early childhood…
Davis Elizabeth E., Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Spring 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the dynamics of program participation and employment stability for rural and urban families in Oregon's child care subsidy program, from an analysis of state adminstrative data from 27,628 single-parent families who entered between…
Temple Judy A., August 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of early education and care participation among rural and non-rural children and a study of predictors of participation in both samples, based on nationally representative data set of United States children
Perry Bob, 2009-2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
An introduction to a special issue of the Australian Research in Early Childhood Education journal, on the theme of the Mathematical Thinking of Preschool Children in Rural and Regional Australia: Research and Practice study, including studies of…
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