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Alignment: A missing link in early childhood transitions?
Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Carroll, Jude; Comer, James P.; et al., September 2006
YC: Young Children, 61(5), 26-30, 32

An exploration of the role of complementary curricula in facilitating children’s transition between prekindergarten and kindergarten, based on an analysis of curricula from prekindergarten and kindergarten programs in four communities

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Assessing child-care quality with a telephone interview
Holloway, Susan D.; Fuller, Bruce; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., 2001
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 16(2), 165-189

A test of the viability of telephone surveys as an alternative to direct observation methods to assess quality in child care sites, based on a comparison of assessments of 89 family child-care homes and 92 centers using both methods

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Child care and early education: Effective investments in early care and education: What can we learn from research?
Carroll, Jude; Fuller, Bruce; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., 2004
Washington, DC: National Conference of State Legislatures

A summary of research findings designed to educate policymakers regarding the effects of high-quality early care and education on children's developmental outcomes

Reports & Papers

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Child care and early education: The effects of regulation on the quality of early care and education
Ochshorn, Susan; Lowenstein, Amy E.; Fuller, Bruce; et al., March, 2004
(Child Care and Early Education: Research and Policy Series Report No. 3). Washington, DC: National Conference of State Legislatures

A review of recent research and policy on child care and early education program regulation, including information on current state regulatory strategies and processes in areas such as staff child ratios, staff training, safety, and physical environments

Other

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Child care in poor communities: Early learning effects of type, quality, and stability
Loeb, Susanna; Fuller, Bruce; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., 2003
(NBER Working Paper Series No. 9954). Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.

A study on the influence of child care type, quality, and stability on the social and cognitive development of the preschool children of low-income single mothers

Reports & Papers

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Growing Up in Poverty Project 
Fuller, Bruce,
Berkeley, CA: Policy Analysis for California Education

A longitudinal study of the effects of mothers moving from welfare-to-work on their economic well-being, home environment, child care quality and use, and their young children's early development

Major Research Projects

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How to pay for child care?: Local innovations help working families
Carroll, Jude, 2001
Berkeley, CA: Policy Analysis for California Education.

An exploration of strategies to increase use of child care subsidies by low-income families

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New lives for poor families?: Mothers and young children move through welfare reform: The Growing Up in Poverty Project: Wave 2 findings: California, Connecticut, and Florida: Executive summary
Fuller, Bruce; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Loeb, Susanna; et al., 2002
Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.

A summary of a study of 948 mothers and their preschool-age children who entered new welfare-to-work programs in California, Connecticut, and Florida

Executive Summary

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New lives for poor families?: Mothers and young children move through welfare reform: The Growing Up in Poverty Project: Wave 2 findings: California, Connecticut, and Florida: Technical report
Fuller, Bruce; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Loeb, Susanna; et al., 2002
Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.

A study of the long-term effects of welfare reform on mothers' employment, children's development, and family well-being among a sample of mothers and preschool-age children who entered new welfare programs in California, Connecticut, and Florida

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Remember the children: Mothers balance work and child care under welfare reform: Growing Up in Poverty Project 2000: Wave 1 findings: California, Connecticut, Florida
Fuller, Bruce; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Cohen, Nancy E.; et al., 2000
Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education. (No longer accessible as of September 18, 2013)

A study of the employment, child care, and child outcomes of low-income single mothers, and their children, entering new welfare programs in California, Connecticut, and Florida in 1998

Reports & Papers

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Remember the children: Mothers balance work and child care under welfare reform: Growing Up in Poverty Project 2000: Wave 1 findings: California, Connecticut, Florida [Executive summary]
Fuller, Bruce; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Cohen, Nancy E.; et al., 2000
Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.

A study of the impact of welfare reform on the upbringing and development job based on detailed information of 948 baseline families spread across three states

Executive Summary

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