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Floyd Latosha, Phillips Deborah A., Fall 2013
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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…
Smith Linda K., 2013
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A comparison of child care regulatory requirements in the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant and the Military Child Care Act
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, October, 2011
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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
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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,…
Smith Linda K., Sarkar Mousumi, September, 2008
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A discussion of lessons learned from efforts to improve military child care that can be used to improve the quality of civilian child care
Zellman Gail L., Gates Susan M., Cho Michelle, Shaw Rebecca N., 2008
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An assessment of the military child care system's success in terms of its U.S. Department of Defense goals and a discussion of options for transforming the system
Surles Stephanie, Akers Amanda, Rosenbaum Jennifer, Kendall Trista S., July, 2007
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A discussion of the role that publicly-funded state prekindergarten programs can play in meeting the challenges facing military families
Yeary Julia, July 2007
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A description of Operation Parenting Edge, a joint project of Marine Corps Community Services, Zero to Three, and Early Head Start designed to raise awareness and build the capacity of Early Head Start staff regarding strength, stress, and needs of…
Lucas M. A., 2001
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A description of the military approach to providing a system of early education and care for families with young children
Campbell Nancy D., 2001
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A review of the steps taken by the military to improve its child care system after the enactment of the Military Child Care Act of 1989.
Smith Linda K., Colker Laura J., 2001
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A discussion of creating a national strategy to ensure high quality child care
Campbell Nancy D., Appelbaum Judith C., Martinson Karin, Martin Emily, 2000
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An examination of ways in which the military made significant improvements in its child care system, including the military?s approach to improving quality, keeping care affordable for parents, and expanding availability, with lessons on how similar…
United States. Marine Corps, 2000
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A publication of policies and standards of the Marine Corps Children and Youth Program, a variety of integrated, balanced, quality programs for eligible children ages 6 weeks to 18 years
Mancini Deborah L., Archambault Claudette, 2000
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A slide presentation describing the function of the Military Family Resource Center and related research on military families and communities
United States. Department of the Air Force, 01 March, 1998
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A guide for the implementation of educational programs sponsored by the Air Force