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De Marco Allison, Vernon-Feagans Lynne, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: Prior research with older urban children indicates that a disadvantaged neighborhood context is associated with poorer early development, including poorer verbal ability, reading recognition, and achievement scores among children…
Miller Portia, Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, Setodji Claude Messan, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the form and magnitude of the relationship between income and early achievement across the urban-rural continuum, based on data on approximately 6,600 children from Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort
Miller Portia, Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, Q2 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of differences in children's academic skills at kindergarten entry across large urban, small urban, suburban, and rural areas, based on data from approximately 6,050 children and their families from the Early Childhood Longitudinal…
Graham Kerri, Underwood Kathryn J. M. (Kathryn Jane May), November, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the experiences of rural parents accessing Best Start early years support services that include child care, family support programs, early assessment and intervention, family literacy programs, child protection programs, and…
Bernstein Sara, August, 2012
Reports & Papers
This dissertation approaches parents' child care choice processes from two perspectives, using mixed methods. The first study used qualitative data to examine how low-income parents make their employment and child care decisions while balancing…
Allen Mary Dallas, Green Beth L., May/June 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between attributes of mental health consultants (MHCs) and both staff reports of improved child outcomes and of a positive relationship with the MHCs, and if those relationships are moderated by rural versus urban/…
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