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Workman Simon, 03 September, 2020
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The interactive tool is intended to demonstrate the increased costs faced by providers who have remained open during the coronavirus pandemic. The calculator allows users to modify several data points but also includes default data to simplify the…
Karoly Lynn A., January, 2012
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A discussion of standards for conducting benefit-cost analyses of early childhood programs
Karoly Lynn A., December 2010
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A discussion of standards for conducting benefit-cost analyses of early childhood programs
Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Davis Elizabeth E., Kreader J. Lee, Pratt Clara C., September, 2008
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Guidance for increasing the validity of child care market rate surveys, including the selection of survey design, data sources, and data collection methods, and a discussion of cost considerations
van Ravens Jan, Aggio Carlos, March, 2008
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A method for calculating the average costs per child per year of providing early childhood care and education services for preschool age children and for infants and toddlers in Arab states
Stebbins Helene, Langford Barbara, 2006
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Instructions for creating accurate estimates of the cost of high-quality early care and education systems, with a case study example from Kansas City
Golin Stacie, Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), 2004
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A model designed to estimate the cost of a state-based, voluntary, universal prekindergarten program by combining the direct service and indirect costs associated with quality early childhood education, in order to approximate the annual total cost…
Shellenback Karen, 2004
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An outline of methodology for cost/benefit analyses of work/life initiatives, including employer-provided child care
Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Pratt Clara C., Emlen Arthur, 2003
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A guide to conducting state child care market rate surveys using data from child care resource and referral databases
Hardy Sally, 1999
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A guide to designing and implementing market rate surveys for American Indian and Alaskan Native Child Care and Development Fund grantees