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DiCamillo Mark, Freedberg Louis, 02 December, 2014
Reports & Papers
The findings in this report are based on a Field Poll completed October 15-28, 2014 among 1,010 registered voters in California. The survey was conducted in partnership with EdSource, an independent, non-profit research and reporting organization,…
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, December, 2014
Other
This report is the fifth in a series of WCCF reports tracking the progress of Wisconsin's YoungStar program, a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) launched in 2011 to improve the quality of Wisconsin child care programs. YoungStar focuses…
Janmohamed Zeenat, McCuaig Kerry, Akbari Emis, Gananathan Romona, Jenkins Jennifer M., December, 2014
Reports & Papers
The Schools at the Centre study explored the impact of FDK and EDP [full day kindergarten and extended day programs] operated by school boards and community agencies on administrators, educators and parents, and investigated how different boards…
Bania Neil, Kay Noa A., Aos Steven, Pennucci Annie, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
WSIPP conducted a retrospective evaluation of Washington State's early childhood education program, ECEAP, at the direction of the 2013 Legislature. To analyze the impact of ECEAP, we identified a group of children who received food assistance…
Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, Duffey Kiyah J., Slining Meghan, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to assess state licensing and administrative regulations promoting healthy sleep practices in child care and to compare these regulations to national recommendations. Methods: We reviewed regulations related to healthy…
Davis Elizabeth E., Krafft Caroline, Madill Rebecca, Halle Tamara, December, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The goal of the project is to identify factors that affect children's access to child care through the child care subsidy program, specifically focusing on the implementation of policies related to recertifying eligibility and obtaining a voucher to…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
As part of the process evaluation for the Contracted Slots Pilot program, OSU conducted an on-line survey of directors from OHSPK and OPQ programs that had participated or had planned to participate in the Pilot Project in its first year. The…
Black Sandra E., Devereux Paul J., Loken Katrine, Salvanes Kjell G., December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Given the wide use of child care subsidies across countries, it is surprising how little we know about the effect of these subsidies on children's longer-run outcomes. Using a sharp discontinuity in the price of child care in Norway, we are able to…
Isaacs Julia B., Katz Michael, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report, undertaken as one component of a legislatively mandated assessment of the Massachusetts subsidized child care system, summarizes the findings from a review of budgetary policies and practices in the Department of Early Education and…
Isaacs Julia B., Katz Michael, December, 2014
Executive Summary
This report, undertaken as one component of a legislatively mandated assessment of the Massachusetts subsidized child care system, summarizes the findings from a review of budgetary policies and practices in the Department of Early Education and…
Bown Kathryn, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article employs a method known as 'eventalisation' (Foucault, 1988) to investigate influences on politicians' decision making for early childhood education and care (ECEC) policy in Australia. Eventalisation involves looking for multiple…
Virginia. Department of Social Services, December, 2014
Other
Item 335 (I) of the 2014 Appropriations Act (Act) provides that specified general and federal funds will support subsidized child care assistance in Virginia. It requires that subsidized child care assistance be administered on a sliding scale basis…
Virginia. Department of Social Services, December, 2014
Executive Summary
Item 335 (I) of the 2014 Appropriations Act (Act) provides that specified general and federal funds will support subsidized child care assistance in Virginia. It requires that subsidized child care assistance be administered on a sliding scale basis…
McGrane David, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Despite being generally viewed as homogenous, the four provinces that make up Atlantic Canada have quite different Early Childhood Education and Care systems. Through in-depth interviews of policy actors within the four Atlantic Canadian…

Duffey Kiyah J., Slining Meghan, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care facilities' policies can importantly impact health behaviors of toddlers and preschoolers. Our aim was to assess state regulations promoting physical activity (PA) in child care and compare regulations to national recommendations. Methods…