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4Children (Organization), November, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of business skills training and support for early years and child care providers in England, based on interviews, focus groups, and surveys of 636 providers and interviews with 17 local authority representatives
Office for Public Management (London, England), August, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of business skills training and support for early years and child care providers in England, based on interviews, focus groups, and surveys of 636 providers and interviews with 17 local authority representatives
Office for Public Management (London, England), August, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of business skills training and support for early years and child care providers in England, based on interviews, focus groups, and surveys of 636 providers and interviews with 17 local authority representatives
Stoney Louise, Blank Susan, July, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of business strategies and techniques to promote financial stability in early care and education programs
Bencina Joze, Devjak Srecko, June, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The paper presents the challenge of establishing a substantial governance framework of local government provision of tasks and services. The assumption that this end is highly dependent on the implementation of total quality management paradigm has…
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Winter 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Highlights of findings from an inquiry into the relationship between administrative practices and classroom quality in Head Start programs, based on a sample of 452 Head Start programs from 138 centers in Chicago, Illinois
Stoney Louise, October, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the components of a formula to represent early childhood program budgets
Kotloff Lauren, April, 2010
Reports & Papers
An account of the implementation of AfterZones, a city-wide after school program for middle-school students in Providence, Rhode Island, with a focus on program structure, quality, and student engagement and participation
Kotloff Lauren, April, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of an account of the implementation of AfterZones, a city-wide after school program for middle-school students in Providence, Rhode Island, with a focus on program structure, quality, and student engagement and participation
Huang Denise, Cho Jamie, Nam Hannah H., Oh Christine, Harven Aletha, Leon Seth, Mostafavi Sima, March, 2010
Reports & Papers
An examination of 13 program components of high quality after school programs and their functionality, based on a sample of 53 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grantees
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
Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, Yohalem Nicole, Craig Deborah, February, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An exploration of the role of supervision to child care workers in out of school time programs in the form of feedback, training, and guidance, using the Beacon Centers? after school programs as a model
Stephens Samuel A., 2010
Other
In 2009 a study was conducted of Quality New York (QNY), a New York City-based AFP, to determine what the AFP's contributions were to improvements in program quality (Stephens, 2009). The study's findings are informative and have implications beyond…
Alliance for Early Childhood Finance, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of child care center management and administration challenges to providing high-quality services while meeting costs
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Winter 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a reliability and validity study of the Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care, an instrument that measures the quality of family child care providers' business and professional practices