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Faria Ann-Marie, Doggett Libby, Yudron Monica, Lower Richard, Roth Erin, 11 December, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar features three presentations on the expansion of pre-kindergarten into community settings. The first presenter discusses federal initiatives designed to expand pre-kindergarten programs. Next, a presenter from Massachusetts shares…
Faria Ann-Marie, Doggett Libby, Yudron Monica, Lower Richard, Roth Erin, 11 December, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that features three presentations on the expansion of pre-kindergarten into community settings. The first presenter discusses federal initiatives designed to expand pre-kindergarten programs. Next,…
Mann Courtney M., Ward Dianne Stanton, Vaughn Amber, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, Vidal Lenita J. Long, Omar Sakinah, Namenek Brouwer Rebecca J., Ostbye Truls, 10 December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Background: Many families rely on child care outside the home, making these settings important influences on child development. Nearly 1.5 million children in the U.S. spend time in family child care homes (FCCHs), where providers care for…

Charney Rachel L., Rebmann Terri, Flood Robert G., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: The objectives were to determine the impact of emergency childcare (EC) needs on health care workers' ability and likelihood to work during a pandemic versus an earthquake as well as to determine the anticipated need and expected use of…
Mendez Ildefonso, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article investigates the association between the availability of childcare and low geographical mobility in southern Europe where, the author argues, couples that have or plan to have children live close to their parents in order to reconcile…
Child Care Services Association, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
With funding from the Division of Child Development and Early Education, through a Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant, Child Care Services Association (CCSA) conducted a statewide survey of the early care and education workforce in North…
Lakomy Martin, Kreidl Martin, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The impact of grandparents' employment on grandparental childcare has been examined repeatedly, but the findings have so far been inconsistent. We contend that these inconsistencies may have resulted from variations in model specification and crude…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, National Association for Regulatory Administration, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this research brief is to report on the licensing requirements and policies for child care centers for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the two U.S. Territories that responded to the survey --Guam and the Virgin Islands.…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, National Association for Regulatory Administration, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this research brief is to report on the licensing requirements and policies for family child care homes (FCCHs) for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the two U.S. Territories that responded to the survey--Guam and the…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, National Association for Regulatory Administration, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this research brief is to report on the licensing requirements and policies for group child care homes (GCCHs) for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the two U.S. Territories that responded to the survey--Guam and the Virgin…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, November, 2015
Other
As Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators make critical decisions regarding the monitoring and support of license-exempt (exempt) child care providers, they often look to other States to better understand how their monitoring and…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, November, 2015
Other
The purpose of this issue brief is to assist Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators and their partners in their work to support license-exempt family child care (FCC) homes receiving CCDF funding. It is one of a series of three issue…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, November, 2015
Other
The purpose of this issue brief is to assist Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators in exploring approaches to meeting new federal regulations regarding the monitoring of license-exempt homes receiving CCDF funding. It is one of a…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, National Association for Regulatory Administration, November, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Each State has a minimum number of children in care (i.e., threshold) that determines when a license is required. The following table shows that 10 States require family child care (FCC) homes to be licensed if there is just one child in care that…
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, November, 2015
Other
This report is the sixth in a series of WCCF reports tracking the progress of Wisconsin's YoungStar program, a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) launched in 2010 to improve the quality of Wisconsin child care programs. YoungStar focuses…