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Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The proposed project tackles two aims: (1) to understand the extent to which completing the ECAC is linked to developmentally- and policy-relevant outcomes including: teachers’ knowledge, attitudes, and wellbeing; the quality of teacher-child…

Grindal Todd, Smith Sheila, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This study will examine three implementation factors that prior research indicates may limit or enhance the success of these initiatives. The first implementation factor is that state and local CCDF administrators have sufficient data and tools…

Hallam Rena A., Buell Martha J., Han Myae, Bargreen Kaitlyn, 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project studies family child care providers' (FCCP) perceptions and participation in Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) and examines the impact of a quality improvement framework that is uniquely designed to meet the needs of the…
Joshi Pamela, Hardy Erin, Ha Yoonsook, Giapponi Schneider Kate, Crisan Ioana, Geronimo Kimberly, Marshall Nancy L., 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Many families receive child care subsidies for short spells and often cycle on and off the program. To address persistent subsidy instability, agencies want to improve program administration practices but lack evidence on effective changes. This…
Schilder Diane, Broadstone Meghan, 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project explored the nature of state and local-level collaboration and its role in enhancing child care quality. The first phase of the project examined the nature of collaborations between the state Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF)…
Jaeger Elizabeth A., Mills Frank, 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The overall objective of the Virgin Islands Partners for Success partnership is to conduct research to inform programs and policies that will improve the quality of early care and education in the Virgin Islands, and to build the Territory's…
Tonyan Holli A., Zendejas Guadalupe Romo, Savage Susan, Ries Marguerite, 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
As large numbers of children regularly attend child care settings, many states have struggled to provide enough high quality spaces to meet children's needs. Recent policy investments at the state and federal levels have focused on Quality…
Henly Julia R., Claessens Amy, Sandstrom Heather, 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Phase 1 of the Illinois-New York Child Care Research Partnership (supported by a prior ACF-supported partnership grant) examined subsidy instability from the perspective of subsidy program participants; Phase 2 shifted focus to stakeholders from…
Henly Julia R., Claessens Amy, Chaudry Ajay, 2010
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Determinants of Subsidy Stability and Continuity of Child Care in Illinois and New York is a research partnership that joins child care researchers at the University of Chicago and the Urban Institute with Illinois and New York state child care…
Tout Kathryn, Forry Nicole D., Halle Tamara, Susman-Stillman Amy R., Davis Elizabeth E., Carlin Caroline, 2010
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Maryland and Minnesota are two states that have been leading innovations across early care and education policy and simultaneously investing in research and data infrastructure to ensure that their strategies are informed by evaluation and new…
Swenson-Klatt Deborah L., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A partnership exploring how child care affordability, quality, and accessibility affect outcomes for families and children, with a key objective of understanding the effect of State policies such as level of subsidies, tiered reimbursement, and…
Raikes Helen, Wilcox Brian L., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A partnership formed to establish a baseline of child care quality in the Midwest region using performance indicators, and to track changes in quality over time. The study addresses, in a large representative sample, questions concerning the quality…
Dennehy Julie, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A partnership focusing on child care workforce issues, developing an infrastructure for routine data collection and analysis in each State, describing the child care workforce in New England, and helping to translate data and findings into policy…
Roach Mary A., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project for the analysis of State data from Wisconsin's Child Care Data Warehouse, and data from the Statewide Child Care Resource & Referral Data Base, to understand the population of families who receive child care subsidies, as well as the…
Davis Elizabeth E., 1999
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project is a consortium-level study being carried out through a research grant to Oregon State University, a member of the Oregon Child Care Research Partnership. The study is exploring relationships between state subsidy policies, the duration…
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-…
Kreader J. Lee, 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A child care research partnership led by the National Center for Children in Poverty and consisting of 11 partners, including state-level partners in Illinois, Maryland and New Jersey, city-level partners from New York City, the Manpower…
Carlson Mary (Maya), Earls Felton, 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A collaborative partnership between the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN), the Child Care Program of the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), the Children's Services of the Chicago Department of Human Services (…
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…
Witte Ann D., Queralt Magaly, 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A partnership formed to generate new knowledge to help guide the development of child care delivery systems that are more efficient, effective, and responsive to the needs of low-income families and their children. The partnership employs a dual…
Collins Ann, 1995
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A child care research partnership led by the National Center for Children in Poverty and consisting of 11 partners, including state-level partners in Illinois, Maryland and New Jersey, city-level partners from New York City, the Manpower…
Witte Ann D., 1995
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
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…