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Arpino Bruno, Pronzato Chiara, Tavares Lara P., December, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of grandparent child care use to female labor force participation in Italy, based on data for 3,852 mothers from a national survey of characteristics of Italian families
Vamstad Johan, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of service quality in parent cooperative early care and education (ECE) centers--where parents participate in service provision, and municipal ECE centers--staffed primarily by professionals, based on data from a sample and subsamples…
Posadas Josefina, December, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of child care policy considerations related to child care provided by grandparents
Arpino Bruno, Pronzato Chiara, Tavares Lara P., December, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of grandparent child care use to female labor force participation in Italy, based on data for 3,852 mothers from a national survey of characteristics of Italian families
McLaren Lindsay, Zarrabi Mahmood, Dutton D.J., Auld M. Christopher, Emery John Charles Herbert, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Introduction: Over recent decades, two prominent trends have been observed in Canada and elsewhere: increasing prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity, and increasing participation of women (including mothers) in the paid labour force and…
Toth Tibor, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the demographic characteristics and benefits of the family child care workforce in Delaware, based on survey responses from 538 family child care providers
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Research and Analysis, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
An estimate of improper payments made in 2011 to family child care homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program as a result of misclassification in provider tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low income status or operation in a…
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Research and Analysis, December, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an estimate of improper payments made in 2011 to family child care homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program as a result of misclassification in provider tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low income status or…
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Research and Analysis, December, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an estimate of improper payments made in 2011 to family child care homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program as a result of misclassification in provider tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low income status or…
Bohanna India, Davis Elise, Corr Lara, Priest Naomi, Tan Huong, December, 2012
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
Family Day Care (FDC) is a distinctive form of child care chosen by many Australian families. However, there appears to be little empirical research on FDC conducted in Australia. The aim of this study was to systematically review the recent…
Davis Elise, Freeman Ramona, Doherty Gillian, Karlsson Fil dr Malene, Everiss Liz, Couch Jane, Foote Lyn, Murray Patricia, Modigliani Kathy, Owen Sue, Griffin Sue, Friendly Martha, McDonald Grace, Bohanna India, Corr Lara, Smyth Lisa, Morkeseth Elisabeth Ianke, Morreaunet Sissel, Ogi Mari, Fukukawa Sumi, Hinke-Rahnau Jutta, December, 2012
Other
Peer Reviewed
Despite emerging evidence of the contributors to high-quality family day care, a comprehensive comparison of international family day care systems has not been undertaken. The aim of this paper is to compare regulated family day care (FDC) in…
Habibov Nazim, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between children's enrollment into child care programs and the quality of parent-child interactions, based on national survey data from the parents of 4,640 4- to 5-year-old children in post-soviet Kyrgyzstan,…
Ansari Arya, Winsler Adam, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Latino children often struggle in school. Early childhood education programmes are seen as critical for fostering children's school readiness. Latino families often choose family childcare (FCC) over centre-based childcare (CBC), yet little is known…
Tandon Pooja S., Zhou Chuan, Christakis Dimitri Alexander, November/December 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the outdoor play frequency of young children cared for at home-based child care settings and factors associated with outdoor play, based on data from 1,900 young children cared for in home-based child care settings that include both…
Aassve Arnstein, Meroni Elena, Pronzato Chiara, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between the role of grandparents' grandchild care provision and their adult children's childbearing behavior, and changes in that relationship for different configurations of extended families and age of the youngest…