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Assessing the operation and impact of the Childminder Sustainability Grant
Tapp, Penelope, October 2003
(Brief No. RB484). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a study of an initiative in the United Kingdom to increase the retention of family child care providers by offering grants to providers when they have temporarily vacant child care slots, based on case studies of local grantmaking procedures and in-depth small group interviews with family child care providers

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Doting on kids: Understanding quality in kith and kin child care
Porter, Toni, 2003
New York: Bank Street College of Education, Institute for a Child Care Continuum. (No longer accessible as of December 10, 2012).

A report on kith and kin child care providers' perceptions of child care quality

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Doting on kids: Understanding quality in kith and kin child care [Executive summary]
Porter, Toni, 2003
New York: Bank Street College of Education, Institute for a Child Care Continuum.

An investigation of the quality of kith and kin child care, based upon data gathered from focus group discussions with kith and kin child care providers

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Family child care
Edie, David, 2003
(Public Policy Series on Alternative Policy Options Report No. 3). Madison: University of Wisconsin--Extension.

A report on the policy and practice of family child care in Wisconsin and alternative policy options

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Family child care [Executive summary]
Edie, David, 2003
Madison: University of Wisconsin--Extension.

A summary of a study on family child care in Wisconsin

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Family, friend, and neighbor caregivers in Washington State
University of Washington. Human Services Policy Center, 2003
Seattle: University of Washington, Human Services Policy Center.

A study of the about 295,000 family, friend, and neighbor caregivers in Washington State providing statistics about the amount of care, their compensation, training, their challenges and remedies sought, and possible policy innovations

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Grandparents as regular child care providers
Goodfellow, Joy, 2003
Every Child, 9(3), 8-9

An article briefly discussing why grandparents provide child care for their grandchildren and how grandparents are affected by providing care

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Illinois study of license-exempt child care: Interim report
Illinois. Department of Human Services, 2003
Springfield: Illinois Department of Human Services. (No longer accessible as of December 7, 2012).

A presentation of first-year findings from a study on the provision and use of license-exempt child care in Illinois through the Illinois Child Care Program (ICCP)

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Illinois study of license-exempt child care: Interim report [Executive summary]
Illinois. Department of Human Services, 2003
Springfield: Illinois Department of Human Services.

A summary of an interim report of findings from the first year of a three-year study on subsidized, license-exempt child care in Illinois.

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Intergenerational time transfers and childcare
Cardia, Emanuela, 2003
Review of Economic Dynamics, 6(2), 431-454

A presentation and description of a model of the macroeconomic effects of child care subsidy policies on grandparentís provision of child care or monetary support

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Less day care or different day care?
Maccoby, Eleanor, 2003
Child Development, 74(4), 1069-1075

A commentary on two articles discussing support for in-home child care and changes in the nature of out-of-home care

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Sparking Connections: Community-based strategies for helping family, friend and neighbor caregivers meet the needs of employees, their children and employers
Stahl, Deborah, 2003
New York: Families and Work Institute.

Findings from interviews with experts from the fields of early learning, family support, health, and community development, and managers, employee parents and caregivers from member companies of the National Retail Federation Retail Work Life Forum, on the challenges of family, friend and neighbor care

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Variations in child care by grandparents during the first three years
Vandell, Deborah L., 2003
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 65(2), 375-381

An investigation into the varying frequencies of grandparent child care and its relation to maternal employment, using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Early Development Study of Early Child Care

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