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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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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
Thornburg Kathy R., Mathews Michelle C., Espinosa Linda M., Ispa Jean M., 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the beliefs, attitudes, and satisfaction of rural mothers, child care providers, kindergarten teachers and employers regarding various child care, teaching, and parenting issues
Atkinson Alice M., 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of rural mothers' views of the strengths and weaknesses of child care, emphasizing the influence of the type of child care, based on a survey of 199 rural Midwestern mothers
Weiss Keith E., Correa Vivian I., 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study identifying the problems facing rural educational service providers that hinder their ability to serve special needs children 3 to 5 years of age, utilizing the Delphi technique, which incorporated two rounds of questionnaires to generate…
Beach Betty A., 1995
Other
Peer Reviewed
A compendium of issues in the provision of child care to children in rural areas, with a focus on varied types of rural child care and the needs of rural children