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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…
Heflin Colleen, Arteaga Irma A., Gable Sara, October, 2012
Reports & Papers
Prior literature has largely neglected the contributions of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to household food security. There are few studies that evaluate the impact of participation in CACFP on child and household food security (…
Javanparast Sara, Newman Lareen, Sweet Linda, McIntyre Ellen, August, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of director or director designee perceptions towards breastfeeding practice and support within child care centers and the relationship of those perceptions to policy, based on data from 15 child care centers in Adelaide, South Australia,…
Ritchie Lorrene D., Boyle Maria, Chandran Kumar, Spector Philip C., Whaley Shannon, James Paula, Samuels Sarah, Hecht Kenneth, Crawford Patricia, June, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Nearly two million California children regularly spend time in child care. Surprisingly little is known about the nutrition environments of these settings. The aim of this study was to compare foods and beverages served to 2- to 5-year-…
Buttivant Helen, Knai Cecile, March, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An overview of national policy governing nutrition in child care settings and an exploration of that policy's translation into local practice, particularly in relation to food and drink provision in care settings, based on interviews with 13…
Abner Kristin, Gordon Rachel A., Korenman Sanders, Kaestner Robert, March, 2012
Reports & Papers
In this issue of Policy Forum, we summarize our recent research that highlights the effectiveness of CACFP [Child and Adult Care Food Program] in reaching needy children. Considering CACFP rules, and those of other child care and food subsides, we…
Food Research and Action Center, March, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of trends in child care provider participation in and individuals served by the Child and Adult Care Food Program
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, February, 2012
Other
An overview of provisions in state child care licensing regulations related to nutrition, physical activity, and screen time
Erinosho Temitope, Hales Derek, McWilliams Christina, Emunah Josie, Ward Dianne Stanton, January, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the associations between the presence or absence of child care center policies about staff eating practices and their eating behaviors during mealtime interactions with children, based on data from 50 child care centers in North Carolina…
Institute of Medicine (U.S.), 2012
Other
A summary of a workshop to examine methodological considerations for the design of a nationally representative study of children's diet, nutrition, and participation in child care programs
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, November, 2011
Other
An overview of legislation and licensing regulations in 25 states related to nutrition and physical activity in early care and education settings
Massey Patricia, Ashbrook Alexandra M., October, 2011
Other
An overview of the implementation in Washinton, DC, public schools of the Afterschool Meal Program, which provides federal funding to serve meals and snacks in out-of-school time programs in low-income areas during the school year
Massey Patricia, Ashbrook Alexandra M., October, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an overview of the implementation in Washinton, DC, public schools of the Afterschool Meal Program, which provides federal funding to serve meals and snacks in out-of-school time programs in low-income areas during the school year