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Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Phillips Deborah A., September/October 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between child care assistance receipt and placement disruptions among foster children under the age of 5, based on data from 18,944 children in foster care for at least three months in Illinois
Kintner-Duffy Victoria L., Vardell Rosemarie, Lower Joanna K., Cassidy Deborah J., July, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the learning process and reactions of participants in a class founded on the Making Room in the Circle curriculum, designed to prepare pre-service early childhood educators to offer welcoming learning environments for lesbian, gay,…
Galano Joseph, Huntington Lee, June, 2012
Reports & Papers
This study was conducted to compare the participation and outcomes of multiparous mothers (those with previous children) in Healthy Families (HF) home visitation programs in Virginia to those of primiparous (first-time) mothers in the same programs…
South Dakota Head Start Association, June, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the structure of families, the educational attainment and employment status of parents, and family services provided in South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs in 2010-2011
Overland Klara, Thorsen Arlene, Storksen Ingunn, April, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of staff opinions about typical behaviors of young children in child care settings whose parents experience divorce or separation, based on a survey of 33 early educators in Norway
Galano Joseph, Huntington Lee, March, 2012
Executive Summary
This study was conducted to compare the participation and outcomes of multiparous mothers (those with previous children) in Healthy Families (HF) home visitation programs in Virginia to those of primiparous (first-time) mothers in the same programs…
Bauernschuster Stefan, Borck Rainald, March, 2012
Reports & Papers
A presentation of a model of the role of child care in determining family structure, and an examination of empirical evidence for the model based on 1991 through 2009 data from the nationally representative German Socio-Economic Panel
Yasuoka Masaya, Goto Naohisa, November, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper presents an examination of effects of a child allowance on fertility under a pay-as-you-go pension system. In these analyses, the child allowance is financed by taxation of two kinds: an income tax and a consumption tax. Comparative…
South Dakota Head Start Association, April, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the structure of families and both the educational attainment and employment status of parents in South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs in 2009-2010
Kaptijn Ralf, Thomese Fleur, van Tilburg Theo G., Liefbroer Aart C., December 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between childbearing decisions and the availability of grandparent care, based on a longitudinal study of the fecundity decisions of the adult children of 474 grandparents from The Netherlands
Dickert-Conlin Stacy, Elder Todd, October, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of the possibility of reduced child care costs on the timing and scheduling of births close to school entry cutoff dates, based on state-level data on births between 1999 and 2004
de Henau Jerome, Meulders Daniele, O'Dorchai Sile, January 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of full time employment rates for mothers and non-mothers, ages 25 through 44, and a comparison of full time employment rates in 15 countries with differing child care, finaincial benefit, and parental leave policies, from a secondary…
Danziger Sandra K., 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of trends in welfare program participation, unemployment, and poverty among single-mother families, the decline of cash welfare, and the rise of child care subsidies, with a discussion of the possible influence of the 1996 welfare reform…
Krapf Sandra, December 2009
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the effect of child care supply, in conjunction with attitudes towards family structure, on individual childbearing decisions, based on national survey data from 2001 to 2003
Guzman Cox Julio, March, 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the relationship between child care subsidies and the employment of single mothers after 1996, based on data collected in 1999 and 2002 from the National Survey of America's Families, and an examination of the relationship between…