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Sandstrom Heather, Greenberg Erica, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The Urban Institute will partner with the District of Columbia’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) Division of Early Learning (DEL) on Project ASQC. The partnership study will address the pressing need for research on the…

Schilder Diane, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study is designed to address questions about the association between prekindergarten (preK) expansion and the supply and quality of child care for low-income families. We are conducting a longitudinal investigation to identify changes in the…
Laughlin Lynda L., Press Julie E., 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the role of contextual variables in mothers' child care choices, through an identification of how child care decisions are shaped by race/ethnicity, class, and community contexts, using quantitative data from the Philadelphia…
Brandon Richard N., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A test of a new econometric model for estimating characteristics of the child care workforce in 6-10 selected states, building on work by the University of Washington's Human Services Policy Center in collaboration with the Center for the Child Care…
Witte Ann D., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study of child care needs in local areas, particularly low-income communities and those with large numbers of ethnic minority families, using 1994-2003 longitudinal data for Florida, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Three key questions addressed…
O'Brien-Strain Margaret, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A California child care market study with the following objectives: (1) tracing trends in price; (2) relating price changes to characteristics of supply and demand in county and sub-county markets; (3) understanding how providers set prices; and (4…
Todd Christine M., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project documenting the demand and supply of formal and informal school-age care, particularly for ethnic minority or low-income youth, in inner city and remote rural areas of Georgia. The project also develops and evaluates community needs…
Schexnayder Deanna, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study of the relationship between child care subsidy management policies and the supply, usage, and quality of subsidized care for low-income families in 28 local workforce regions. The study employs a detailed statistical analysis plan to guide…
Young Marci, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project to develop a methodology for accurately quantifying the child care workforce and projecting the numbers and types of child care workers needed in the future, with an assessment of the current workforce by education and function, hours of…
Layzer Jean I., 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A five-year research effort, in 17 states and 25 communities, designed to provide information on the responses of states and communities to the child care needs of low income families, the employment and child care choices made by low income…
Boots Shelley Waters, 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project carried out as a three-state consortium consisting of the California Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Network, the University of California, Yale University, and the Florida Children's Forum, along with state- and community-…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A partnership formed to conduct research related to child care policy at both the state and national level, focused on three areas: (1) parent child care choices; (2) community and state needs assessment; and (3) welfare reform. The partnership…
Emlen Arthur, 1995
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A partnership formed to conduct research related to child care policy at both the state and national level, focused on three areas: (1) parent child care choices; (2) community and state needs assessment; and (3) welfare reform. The partnership…