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Classen Audra I., Horn Eva M., Palmer Susan B., September, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Limited research has focused on the unique needs of military families and their preschool-age children and even less work focused on military families whose preschool children have special needs or disabilities. Researchers implemented a multicase…
Bishop-Josef Sandra J., Maxey Heather, Goodman Ben, May, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Given the long-term benefits of high-quality child care to children's cognitive, social, and emotional development, commonwealth and federal policymakers should continue to promote quality, access and affordability. Massachusetts policymakers should…
Mazurek Anne P., McQuiniff James L., Gonzalez Hector L., June, 2015
Reports & Papers
The Navy currently provides child care for 24,005 children within Navy Regions Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Naval District Washington. With ongoing concerns relating to the federal budget, we endeavored to see whether a policy change in regards to…
Floyd Latosha, Phillips Deborah A., Fall 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this article, we describe the military's approach to providing high-quality, reliable, and affordable child care to military families as a means to promote combat readiness and retain personnel. We also discuss how the DoD is coping with the…
Tsai Jack, David Daryn H., Edens Ellen L., Crutchfield Audra, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care and parenting needs of adults with mental illness are of growing concern, especially among those seeking Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mental health services. One area of interest concerns the possible benefits that on-site child…
United States. Government Accountability Office, 16 January, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of United States Department of Defense child care policies for serving children with special needs, based on a review of documents and interviews with key informants
Smith Linda K., 2013
Other
A comparison of child care regulatory requirements in the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant and the Military Child Care Act
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