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Reschke Kathy L., 2012
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of desirable characteristics of child care services from the perspective of families working on farms, and recommendations for structuring and funding such services
Manlove Elizabeth E., Benson Margaret S., Strickland Martha J., Fiene Richard, 25 August, 2010
Reports & Papers
A comparison of child care quality, providers, and subsidy use in rural and urban Pennsylvania communities, based on analyses of administrative and secondary data
Manlove Elizabeth E., Benson Margaret S., Strickland Martha J., Fiene Richard, 25 August, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a comparison of child care quality, providers, and subsidy use in rural and urban Pennsylvania communities, based on analyses of administrative and secondary data
Smith Linda K., 09 July, 2010
Reports & Papers
An examination of child care challenges facing child care providers and parents in rural areas, based on survey responses from child care resource and referral agencies in 42 states
Roll Susan J., 2010
Reports & Papers
A mixed-methods study of relationships between coping strategies in the face of the loss of work supports and both ethnic background and urban and rural locale, based on questionnaire responses of 332 families in four Colorado counties, 21…
De Marco Allison, Vernon-Feagans Lynne, 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this project is to understand how low-income rural families use child care subsidies, the quality of care they receive, and how subsidy use is related to child outcomes and parental work conditions. The project addresses these topics…
Smith Kristin, Spring 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An analysis of the child care arrangements of rural children under five years old based on the nationally representative Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) 2001 Panel
Shucksmith Mark, Shucksmith Janet, Watt Joyce, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A review of ways social inclusion has been conceptualized in literature and a survey-based investigation applying these methods to the context of preschool education provision in rural areas of Scotland
Reschke Kathy L., Manoogian Margaret M., Richards Leslie N., Walker Susan K., Seiling Sharon B., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the positive and challenging aspects of grandmothers providing child care for their grandchildren, investigating the experiences of the grandmothers as well as the effects on the sample of low income mothers from rural communities
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