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Rogers Carolyn, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Research on health, achievement and socioeconomic trends in children from rural families in the United States
Reschke Kathy L., Walker Susan K., 2005
Other
A discussion of working mothers in poor rural areas with limited access to childcare, focusing on the benefits and challenges of relying on grandmother care for their children, based on interviews with 42 women
Walmsley Pauline, Fitzpatrick Siobhan, 2003
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of the project objectives and planning phases of the Cross-Border Rural Childcare Project (CBRCP), designed to develop and implement child care programs in rural areas of Ireland
Teleki Jane, Buck-Gomez Sherry, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into the satisfaction of parents with the service provision early childhood education and care programs, based on a survey of 65 families in rural areas, assessed using a 5-point Likert scale
McBride Brent A., Bae Ji-Hi, Wright Mary Sue, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploratory study examining effective family school partnerships and successful strategies for helping families become involved in state-funded rural prekindergarten programs designed for children who are identified as being at risk for future…
Harr Judith, Higgins Sarah, Russell Paula, 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of Head Start participating families in a geographically-isolated community in California, identifying their educational, religious, financial and neighborhood characteristics
Cowen Perle S., 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A rural study of parent crisis child care service use and reported incidence of child maltreatment for parents accessing those services
Morda Romana, Kapsalakis Anthoula, Clyde Margaret, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An assessment of child care service needs and expectations among rural families in remote areas of Victoria, Australia
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2000
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A brief on the child care arrangements of the rural population.
Espinosa Linda M., Mathews Michelle C., Thornburg Kathy R., Ispa Jean M., 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of child care conditions in Midwestern, low-income, rural communities, and an evaluation of the influence of the Project REACH training program on rural child care providers in Missouri
National Rural Development Partnership (U.S.). Welfare Reform Task Force, 1998
Other
A compilation of child care and transportation strategies for community leaders, state officials, and national representatives involved in rural areas, emphasizing assisting individuals in their transition from welfare-to-work by providing them…
Ispa Jean M., Thornburg Kathy R., Venter-Barkley Janet, 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study comparing the child care selection criteria between mothers and fathers and between urban and rural parents, examining the ordering of parents? chosen selection criteria, and then comparing the parents? selection criteria with trained…
Butera Gretchen, 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the educational and developmental process for early intervention practitioners in family-focused early interventions in rural settings, using ethnographic and case study research methods