The Massachusetts Child Care Study: Child Care Subsidies, Child Care needs and Utilization, and Choice of Care Among Low-Income Working Families

Resource Type: Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Principal Investigator(s): Marshall, Nancy L.; Robeson, Wendy W.; Roberts, Joanne;
Date Issued: 2007
Description: This study examined the child care needs of low-income working families and the impact of child care subsidies. The research questions include: (1) What types of care do families receiving subsidies choose?; (2) What is the quality of the care in programs serving low-income families?; and (3) How well does the child care accessed by low income families meet their needs and impact families' well-being?

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