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Kalicki Michelle, Belson Sarah Irvine, McClave Robin, Snelling Anastasia, December, 2019
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Early childhood development is not only essential for school readiness, but sets the stage for lifelong success across many aspects of a student's life. The long-term impact and significance of quality early childhood education has become a national…
Glantz Frederic B., Germuth Amy A., August, 2018
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This volume presents tables for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Sponsor and Provider Characteristics Study.
Glantz Frederic B., Germuth Amy A., Della Torre Karen, August, 2018
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This volume describes the methodology used to conduct the CACFP Sponsor and Provider Characteristics Study. It provides additional technical details on the methodology and is intended for technical readers. Chapter 1 presents the details of the…
Gabor Vivian, Glantz Frederic B., James Paula, Oudekerk Lynne, Dingwall Mary, August, 2018
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This volume presents the data collection instruments for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Sponsor and Provider Characteristics Study.
Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, July, 2018
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It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that early care and education (ECE) programs should achieve recommended benchmarks to meet children's nutrition needs and promote children's optimal growth in safe and healthy environments…
Jones-Taylor Myra, October, 2015
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A special issue of the journal Childhood Obesity, focusing on early care and education environments and the opportunities and challenges involved in the role they can play in childhood obesity prevention.
Jones-Taylor Myra, October, 2015
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An introduction to a special issue of the journal Childhood Obesity, focusing on early care and education environments and the opportunities and challenges involved in the role they can play in childhood obesity prevention.
Scott Krista, Shuell Julie, Lynn Beverly, 29 September, 2015
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that explores opportunities to support health, nutrition, and obesity prevention measures under the reauthorized Child Care & Development Block Grant Act. Presenters from Nemours Children's…
Binder Christine, Berg Joel, Adamu Maryam, Hamm Katie, June, 2015
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The upcoming federal child nutrition reauthorization, or CNR, process provides Congress the opportunity to support early childhood through CACFP. This report makes a case for why Congress should include provisions in the CNR bill to reduce…
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care (U.S.), 2013
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A selection of health and safety standards for early care and education programs related to oral health
Itoyama Shannon, Wroblewski Lauren, January, 2013
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This policy paper explores the Child and Adult Care Food Program ("CACFP" or "Program") and its attendant federal and Massachusetts state regulations. (author abstract)
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, February, 2012
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An overview of provisions in state child care licensing regulations related to nutrition, physical activity, and screen time
Institute of Medicine (U.S.), 2012
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A summary of a workshop to examine methodological considerations for the design of a nationally representative study of children's diet, nutrition, and participation in child care programs
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, November, 2011
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An overview of legislation and licensing regulations in 25 states related to nutrition and physical activity in early care and education settings
Massey Patricia, Ashbrook Alexandra M., October, 2011
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An overview of the implementation in Washinton, DC, public schools of the Afterschool Meal Program, which provides federal funding to serve meals and snacks in out-of-school time programs in low-income areas during the school year