2004 census of child care services: Summary booklet
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.
A compilation of data from the Australian governmentís 2004 national census of child care services, recording child care participation trends, rates, and costs
Creating a statewide system of multi-disciplinary consultation for early care and education in Connecticut [Executive summary]
Heath, Jennifer M., 2005
Farmington, CT: Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut.
A summary of a study of the feasibility of implementing a system of providing professional guidance or services, in areas such as health, safety, administration, clinical practice and education, on-site at child care programs in order to improve overall program quality or address the individual needs of participating children and families
Delaware Early Care and Education Baseline Quality Study: Executive summary
Delaware. Interagency Resource Management Committee, 2005
Newark: University of Delaware, Center for Disabilities Studies.
A summary of a study on the quality and status of early child care and education programs in Delaware
Early childhood education and care: A needs assessment for children birth to five in St. Joseph County, Indiana [Executive summary]
Christensen, Sue, 2005
South Bend, IN: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County.
An executive summary of a study on accessibility, quality and funding of child care providers throughout St. Joseph County, Indiana
Early success: Closing the opportunity gap for our youngest learners [Executive summary]
Weast, Jerry D., 2005
(3rd ed.). Rockville, MD: Montgomery County Public Schools.
A summary of a report describing how the Montgomery County Public Schools district in Maryland improved the academic performance of its low income and minority elementary school children
Implementing Sure Start local programmes: An in-depth study: Part two - a close up of services: A synthesis of data across the implementation module [Executive summary]
Sure Start (Programme), January 2005
London, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.
A summary of an account of the delivery of early childhood education and care services provided by the 260 initial Sure Start Local Programmes (SSLPs), with a focus on the delivery of community health, home visitation, quality child care, and family services
Patterns of child care use for preschoolers in Los Angeles county [Executive summary]
Chyu, Laura, 2005
Santa Monica, California: Rand Corporation.
A summary of an examination of patterns of child care use for Los Angeles children aged 0-5 in the areas of: use of nonparental child care, primary type of child care used, amount of child care per week, number of child care arrangements, cost of care, and caregiver child ratio; with an investigation of the relationships between these variables and neighborhood, family, and child characteristics
The status of early learning in Greater Kansas City 2005 [Executive summary]
Mid-America Regional Council. Metropolitan Council on Early Learning, 2005
Kansas City, MO: Mid-America Regional Council.
An executive summary of an exploration of family support and preschool programs in the Greater Kansas City area
Sure Start mapping exercise 2004 [Executive summary]
Cunningham-Burley, Sarah, 2005
Edinburgh: Scotland, Social Research.
A study of Scotlandís child development program Sure Start and its services through a mapping of the programís aims and objectives, and recommendations for its improvement
Toronto 2005-2009 child care service plan [Executive summary]
Toronto (Ont.). Children's Services Division, May, 2005
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Toronto, Children's Services Division.
A summary of a five-year action plan for the management of the Toronto child care system, including service system management strategies, plans to address challenges and future funding initiatives, and identification of important issues and evaluative studies