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Alvarez Kristine, Epps Alex, Montoya Sonia, July, 2015
Executive Summary
In 2013, NFF embarked on a multi-pronged study of 147 ECE providers to assess the financial challenges of operating high-quality ECE programs. In this report, NFF highlights the key financial, business, and systemic barriers to delivering high-…
Walker Karen E., Grossman Jean Baldwin, Andrews Kristine, Carrington Nicholas, Rojas Angela, February, 2015
Executive Summary
Nonprofit organizations, which deliver many of the social services Americans receive, often face financial management challenges that affect the quality of their services. First, they face complex public and private funding environments that impose…
Grindal Todd, June, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the role of for-profit providers in the early care and education system in the United States
Cleveland Gordon, April, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a review of evidence on for-profit child care provision and its quality, and an analysis of the relationship of child care center auspice--nonprofit, for-profit, or municipal--to quality and staff compensation in Toronto, Canada, with…
University of Pittsburgh. School of Education. Office of Child Development, December, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an observational study examining the effects of Pennsylvania?s Keystone STARS Quality Rating System on child care quality in participating child care centers, group child care homes, and family child care homes
Vast Teresa, 2005
Executive Summary
A summary of a study focusing on statewide and local efforts that directly increases the wages and benefits of practitioners in private sector early care and education programs serving children from infancy to five years of age in Hawaii
Cleveland Gordon, Krashinsky Michael, 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of a study on the differences between nonprofit and commercial center-based child care on overall classroom quality in Canada
Todd Christine M., Brumbleboe Stephanie T., 2002
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of intensive school age child care programs in the Atlanta area, using director surveys to determine supply, demographics, characteristics and problems, staff training needs, and differences between not-for-profit and for-profit…