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Adams Gina, Pratt Eleanor, September 2021
Executive Summary

This is a summary of a description of the parent experience of getting and keeping a child care subsidy, including the types of care available to parents eligible for subsidies. It is also a discussion of the role of child care subsidy policy in…

Andrews Kristine, Parekh Jenita, Peckoo Shantai, August, 2019
Executive Summary
Racial and ethnic equity is a state in which a person's racial or ethnic background does not predict their outcomes. This is a summary of a guide to embedding a racial/ethnic equity perspective into the design of new research projects.
McDaniel Marla, Woods Tyler, Pratt Eleanor, Simms Margaret C., November, 2017
Executive Summary

This report summarizes existing research on racial and ethnic disparities in six programs administered by ACF: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the Child Support Enforcement Program, the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), Head…

Lyon Kate, Geary Erin, Sparr Mariel, Buckless Brandie, Salvador Melina, Morales Julie, November, 2015
Executive Summary
The Tribal Home Visiting Program, part of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV, the Federal Home Visiting Program), is an unprecedented expansion of culturally responsive services for vulnerable American Indian or…
Palmer Kalani M., Bachman Heather J., 2015
Executive Summary
Peer Reviewed
Within the Black community exists great variability in parenting practices; however very little research has examined the parenting heterogeneity within this group. Moreover studies of Black parents often contain samples with minimal variation in…
Moodie Shannon, Ramos Manica F., October, 2014
Executive Summary
The purpose of this brief is to provide readers with a better understanding of the cultural and contextual factors that affect the engagement of black and Latino families in a variety of programs and services. Strategies for engaging black and…
Moore Kristin Anderson, Caal Selma, Rojas Angela, Lawner Elizabeth, June, 2014
Executive Summary
The Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors program works with Latino parents of young children to promote practices that foster children's learning and development, parent leadership, and advocacy. Abriendo Puertas is one of the largest programs in the…
Reyes Belinda I., Lopez Elias S., March, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the characteristics of preschool enrollment rates among Latino children in California and of the attitudes and preferences of California Latino parents toward preschool, based on analyses of data from the 2005 and 2006…
Zucker Eleanor, Howes Carollee, Garza Mourino R. M. (Rosa Ma.), June, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the child care and early education decisions of Latino families in Los Angeles, including perceptions of the availability of and barriers to child care and early education and family factors associated with these perceptions…
Buysse Virginia, Castro Dina Carmela, West Tracey, Skinner Martie, 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of a report on strategies to address the needs of Latino children in early childhood education programs
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Evaluation and Inspections, 1998
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of Native American Tribal Child Care and Development Fund programs (CCDF), focusing on resource utilization and program operation
United States. Department of Education. Planning and Evaluation Service, 1997
Executive Summary

A summary of an evaluation of Even Start projects for Indian tribes and tribal organizations in order to increase knowledge of the projects, identify unique program management issues, describe best practices, and assess the appropriateness of…