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United States. Government Accountability Office, February, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of out-of-pocket child care expenses of military families who use U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) subsidized child care and of barriers to accessing military child care, based on an analysis of 338 families' expenses, key stakeholder…
United States. Government Accountability Office, February, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of out-of-pocket child care expenses of military families who use U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) subsidized child care and of barriers to accessing military child care, based on an analysis of 338 families' expenses, key…
Chandra Anita, Lara-Cinisomo Sandraluz, Burns Rachel M., Griffin Beth Ann, 2012
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Operation Purple, a free summer camp program for military children who experience parental deployment, that examines curriculum implementation and participant outcomes related to communicating feelings about deployment-related…
Chandra Anita, Lara-Cinisomo Sandraluz, Burns Rachel M., Griffin Beth Ann, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of Operation Purple, a free summer camp program for military children who experience parental deployment, that examines curriculum implementation and participant outcomes related to communicating feelings about deployment-…
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, October, 2011
Other
A discussion of child care and federal child care policy in the United States, with an examination of the United States military child care system as the basis for a national child care model
Stevens Carolyn S., May, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
Military families face challenges not found in other work environments. Shifting work schedules that are often longer than the typical 8-hour day, as well as the ever-present possibility of being deployed anywhere in the world on a moment's notice,…
Coleman Alice, February, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Key findings from a survey of military families' need for, access to, and preferences for early care and education services
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a discussion of child care and federal child care policy in the United States, with an examination of the United States military child care system as the basis for a national child care model
Bird Candace Maria Edmonds, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of staff perceptions of a Developmental Training Model based on historical documents and interviews with 16 key stakeholders at 4 Air Force bases
Zellman Gail L., Moini Joy S., Suttorp Marika, Gates Susan M., April 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description and discussion of policy objectives of the military child care system and a summary of survey results that clarify the degree to which the Department of Defense meets its child care goals from 1,137 respondents of a survey of active-…
Karen Jerome L., 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership style in 203 Department of Defense Children and Youth Program Managers early childhood professionals
Smith Linda K., Sarkar Mousumi, September, 2008
Other
A discussion of lessons learned from efforts to improve military child care that can be used to improve the quality of civilian child care
Smith Linda K., Sarkar Mousumi, September 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a discussion of lessons learned from efforts to improve military child care that can be used to improve the quality of civilian child care
Ackerman Debra J., September, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the benefits of a continuity of care (COC) in a military child care context in which caregivers care for the same children from birth to age two, an examination of the approach to caregiver professional development used in this context,…
Zellman Gail L., Gates Susan M., Cho Michelle, Shaw Rebecca N., 2008
Other
An assessment of the military child care system's success in terms of its U.S. Department of Defense goals and a discussion of options for transforming the system