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University of Toronto. Childcare Resource and Research Unit, November, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research in Canada on the relationship of child care center quality to for-profit or non-profit status
University of Toronto. Childcare Resource and Research Unit, November, 2011
Bibliographies
A compilation of research and policy studies related to differences between for-profit and nonprofit child care
University of Toronto. Childcare Resource and Research Unit, November, 2010
Bibliographies
A compilation of research and policy studies related to differences between for-profit and nonprofit child care
Duhn Iris, March 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of professionalism in both Kidicorp, a private corporatation subsidized to provide child care services, and a small, private center, to highlight the coexistence of different articulations and enactments of neo-liberal professionalism…
Neugebauer Roger, January/February 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of North America?s 50 largest for profit child care chains' self reported challenges to their operations, a description of for profit child care organizations and the largest franchising organizations, and a comparison of growth in the…
Cleveland Gordon, Krashinsky Michael, June 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into relationship between child care centers? nonprofit status, market demand, and the quality of services provided, based on a sample of 325 classrooms from 234 for-profit and non-profit child care centers in Canada
Cleveland Gordon, April 2008
Reports & Papers
A review of evidence on for-profit child care provision and its quality, and an analysis of the relationship of child care center auspice--nonprofit, for-profit, or municipal--to quality and staff compensation in Toronto, Canada, with policy…
Cleveland Gordon, April, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a review of evidence on for-profit child care provision and its quality, and an analysis of the relationship of child care center auspice--nonprofit, for-profit, or municipal--to quality and staff compensation in Toronto, Canada, with…
Cleveland Gordon, Forer Barry, Hyatt Douglas, Japel Christa, Krashinsky Michael, 01 March, 2007
Reports & Papers
An analysis comparing the quality of non-profit and for-profit child care centers in Canada based on a literature review, analysis of a national data set and three smaller data sets from Quebec and Toronto, and interviews with key informants
Rush Emma, 2007
Reports & Papers
An analysis by center for-profit status (non-profit community-based providers, small, independent for-profit providers, and for-profit corporate providers) of the quality of care provided in Australian child care centers, based on a national survey…
University of Pittsburgh. School of Education. Office of Child Development, December, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an observational study examining the effects of Pennsylvania?s Keystone STARS Quality Rating System on child care quality in participating child care centers, group child care homes, and family child care homes
Selden Sally C., Sowa Jessica E., Sandfort Jodi R., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the impact of interagency collaborations on the management processes and program outcomes in terms of Head Start and other publicly funded child care and early education programs
Policy Analysis for California Education (Organization), 2006
Reports & Papers
A survey of the directors of preschool programs not funded by school districts in California on program characteristics and their views of increased state control of preschools
Prentice Susan, 2005
Reports & Papers
An overview of for-profit child care centers in Canada
Vast Teresa, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study focusing on statewide and local efforts that directly increases the wages and benefits of practitioners in private sector early care and education programs serving children from infancy to five years of age in Hawaii