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Alexandre Judith Marie Yves, Makow Natalie, Jung Kwanghee, Barnett W. Steven, 04 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
We conducted two studies to examine the quality of infant and toddler care in New Jersey. One study was of the quality of center-based care statewide, as part of the New Jersey Department of Education's (NJDOE) effort to establish baseline data to…
Bromer Juliet, Weaver Corinne, Korfmacher Jon, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the Family Child Care Specialist Training Program, an 11-month program for specialists who support family child care providers in Chicago, Illinois, that examines relationships between specialists and providers and the role of the…
Bromer Juliet, Weaver Corinne, Korfmacher Jon, December, 2013
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the Family Child Care Specialist Training Program, an 11-month program for specialists who support family child care providers in Chicago, Illinois, that examines relationships between specialists and providers and the…
Weiser John, Sussman Carl, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
With funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, All Our Kin contracted with John Weiser, Executive Director of Opportunities Exchange, and Carl Sussman, Principal of Sussman Associates, to conduct an assessment of All Our Kin's impact on the family…
Weiser John, Sussman Carl, December, 2013
Executive Summary
With funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, All Our Kin contracted with John Weiser, Executive Director of Opportunities Exchange, and Carl Sussman, Principal of Sussman Associates, to conduct an assessment of All Our Kin's impact on the family…
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, December, 2013
Other
An exploration of the implementation in Wisconsin of YoungStar, the state child care quality rating and improvement system, including information on child care program ratings and resources devoted to program improvement
Rosenthal Marjorie S., Crowley Angela A., Curry Leslie (Leslie A.), November/December 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: To describe the perspective and strategies of family child care providers (FCCPs) to reduce children's suboptimal weight trajectories. Design: In-person, in-depth interviews with FCCPs. Setting: Family child care homes. Participants:…
Garcia-Moran Eva, Kuehn Zoe, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Grandparents are regular providers of free child care. Similar to other forms of child care, availability of grandparent-provided child care affects fertility and labor force participation of women positively. However, grandparent-provided child…
Rusby Julie, Jones Laura Backen, Crowley Ryann, Smolkowski Keith, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Home-based child caregivers face unique stressors related to the nature of their work. One hundred and fifty-five home-based child care providers in Oregon, USA, participated in this cross-sectional correlational study. We investigated associations…
University of New Brunswick. Health and Education Research Group, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
The intent of this research initiative was to document the progression and functioning of five of the New Brunswick Childhood Development Centres that had participated in the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation's (MWMFF) three-year…
Kim Juhee, Kaste Linda M., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Despite that the majority of US children use nonparental childcare (NPC), research examining its effects on children's preventive healthcare utilization is lacking. Our aim was to contrast NPC against parental childcare in terms of preventive…
Rice Kelly R., Joschtel Barbara, Trost Stewart G., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Interventions to promote physical activity (PA) in children attending family child care homes (FCCHs) require valid, yet practical, measurement tools. The aim of this study was to assess the validity of two proxy report instruments…
Hallam Rena A., Bargreen Kaitlin, Ridgley Robyn, October-December 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study is a secondary analysis of a statewide sample of licensed family child care providers in the Tennessee Child Care Evaluation and Report Card Program (N = 1,145) that describes the general quality of family child care programs in the state…
Coley Rebekah Levine, Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, Miller Portia, Koury Amanda, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An assessment of relationships between the timing, extent, and type of child care from infancy through preschool and children's behavioral functioning in kindergarten, based on data from 6,000 children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-…
Abner Kristin, Gordon Rachel A., Kaestner Robert, Korenman Sanders, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Studies document that, on average, children cared for in centers, as compared to homes, have higher cognitive test scores but worse socioemotional and health outcomes. The authors assessed whether the quality of care received explains these…