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1.

12 ideas for early education in the 112th Congress
Guernsey, Lisa, February, 2011
Washington, DC: New America Foundation.

A discussion of 12 policy proposals to improve early education access, quality, and alignment from preschool through early elementary school

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Alabama PK expulsion fact sheet
Gilliam, Walter S., 2005
New York: Foundation for Child Development.

A fact sheet detailing statistics on Alabama's preschool children, including comparing the state's expulsion rate with the nation's expulsion rate

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Alaska PK expulsion fact sheet
Gilliam, Walter S., 2005
New York: Foundation for Child Development.

A statistical fact sheet on the expulsion rate of the Alaska State Funded Head Start program as compared with the national expulsion rate for state funded preschools

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Allied for better outcomes: Child welfare and early childhood
Stepleton, Kate; Corrington, Mary Elizabeth; McIntosh, Jean; et al., August 2010
Washington, DC: Center for the Study of Social Policy.

A discussion of an approach to child welfare practice that promotes coordination and integration between the child welfare and early care and education systems

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The Arizona Kith and Kin Project
Ocampo-Schlesinger, Sarah; McCarty, Vicki, 2005
In R. Rice (Ed.), Perspectives on family, friend and neighbor child care: Research programs and policy (Occasional Paper Series No. 15, pp. 22-25). New York: Bank Street College of Education.

A discussion of Arizona’s Kith and Kin Project, a non-profit aimed at providing services and training for low-income, family, friend, and neighbor childcare providers

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Arizona PK expulsion fact sheet
Gilliam, Walter S., 2005
New York: Foundation for Child Development.

A statistical fact sheet on the expulsion rate of the Arizona Early Childhood State Block Grant program as compared with the national expulsion rate for state funded preschools

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Arkansas PK expulsion fact sheet
Gilliam, Walter S., 2005
New York: Foundation for Child Development.

A statistical fact sheet on the expulsion rate of the Arkansas Better Chance program, as compared with the national expulsion rate for state funded preschools

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Be all that we can be: Lessons from the military for improving our nation's child care system
Campbell, Nancy D.; Martinson, Karin; Martin, Emily; et al., 2000
Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center.

An examination of ways in which the military made significant improvements in its child care system, including the military?s approach to improving quality, keeping care affordable for parents, and expanding availability, with lessons on how similar improvements might be made in civilian child care

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Be all that we can be: Lessons from the military for improving our nation's child care system: 2004 follow-up
Pomper, Kate; Campbell, Nancy D.; Blank, Helen; et al., 2005
Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center.

Highlights from a 2004 follow-up study on the military’s systematic approach to quality child care by the National Women’s Law Center

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Better strategies for babies: Strengthening the caregivers and families of infants and toddlers
Gilman, Elizabeth; Collins, Ann, February 2000
(Children and Welfare Reform Issue Brief No. 7). New York: Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty.

An overview of state and local efforts to provide assistance to low income parents, currently in or moving into the workforce, in the areas of infant and toddler child care, healthy parent child relationships, and economic security

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Breaking the piggy bank: Parents and the high price of child care
Mohan, Erin; Reef, Grace; Sarkar, Mousumi; et al., 2006
Arlington, VA: National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.

A compilation of data from a nationwide survey on the impacts of child care affordability on parents

Reports & Papers

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Breaking the piggy bank: Parents and the high price of child care [Executive summary]
Mohan, Erin; Reef, Grace; Sarkar, Mousumi; et al., 2006
Arlington, VA: National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.

A summary of a compilation of data from a nationwide survey on the impacts of child care affordability on parents

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Bringing it together: State-driven community early childhood initiatives
Miller, Laurie; Blank, Helen; Melaville, Atelia; et al., 2002
Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund.

An account of what states and communities can do to successfully implement community based early childhood initiatives and experiences from states already using this approach

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Buenos principios: Latino children in the earliest years of life
Calderon, Miriam E., 2007
Washington, DC: National Council of La Raza.

An overview of demographic and school readiness characteristics of the Latino infant and toddler population in the United States, with an examination of four federally-funded early childhood education programs that address Latino families' early childhood needs

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Buenos principios: Latino children in the earliest years of life [Executive summary]
Calderon, Miriam E., 2007
Washington, DC: National Council of La Raza.

A summary of an overview of demographic and school readiness characteristics of the Latino infant and toddler population in the United States, with an examination of four federally-funded early childhood education programs that address Latino families' early childhood needs

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Building bridges from prekindergarten to infants and toddlers: A preliminary look at issues in four states
Lombardi, Joan; Cohen, Julie; Chernoff, Jodi Jacobson; et al., 2004
Washington, DC: Zero to Three Policy Center.

A brief exploring infant-toddler and prekindergarten interactions through interviews with early childhood leaders in Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York

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Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
National Governors' Association, 2005
Washington, DC: National Governors' Association.

A discussion of the actions that governors and states can take to support families, schools, and communities in their efforts to ensure that all children start school ready to reach their full potential

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Building the foundation for bright futures: A governor's guide to school readiness
National Governors' Association. Center for Best Practices, 2005
Washington, DC: National Governors' Association, Center for Best Practices.

A discussion of the definition of school readiness and the issues and steps involved in making and implementing state school readiness policies

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Building a stronger child care workforce: A review of studies of the effectiveness of public compensation initiatives
Gault, Barbara; Goergen, Elizabeth; Kiflu, Feven; et al., 2004
(IWPR Publication No. G715). Washington, DC: Institute for Women's Policy Research.

A brief summarizing findings on the implementation and early impact of publicly supported compensation initiatives on the child care workforce

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Building a stronger child care workforce: A review of studies of the effectiveness of public compensation initiatives
Park-Jadotte, Jennifer; Gault, Barbara; Golin, Stacie; et al., 2002
(IWPR Publication No. G711). Washington, DC: Institute for Women's Policy Research.

A review of studies on the role of child care provider compensation initiatives in increasing income, education, and retention in the child care workforce the United States

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Building strong systems of support for young children's mental health: Key strategies for states and a planning tool
Smith, Sheila; Blank, Susan; Ong, Christine; et al., June, 2011
New York: Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty.

A discussion of strategies to develop a system of supports for young children's mental health, including in early childhood programs, with state examples

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California PK expulsion fact sheet
Gilliam, Walter S., 2005
New York: Foundation for Child Development.

A statistical fact sheet on the expulsion rates for the California State Preschool Half Day Program and the California State Preschool Full Day program, as compared with the national expulsion rate for state funded preschools

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Change and stability among publicly subsidized license-exempt child care providers
Whitebook, Marcy; Jo, Joon Yong; Crowell, Nancy A.; et al., 2003
University of California, Berkeley, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment.

A study assessing the characteristics of subsidized license-exempt child care providers within Alameda County, California

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Child care after leaving welfare: Early evidence from state studies
Schumacher, Rachel; Greenberg, Mark H., 1999
Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy.

A review of findings from studies of child care subsidy use and child care arrangements among welfare leavers.

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Child care after leaving welfare: Early evidence from state studies [Executive summary]
Schumacher, Rachel; Greenberg, Mark H., 1999
Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy.

A summary of findings from studies of child care subsidy use and child care arrangements among welfare leavers.

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Child care arrangements for toddlers and preschoolers: Are they different for youngest children?
Joesch, Jutta M.; Maher, Erin J.; Durfee, Alesha; et al., 2006
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 21(3), 253-266

An analysis of child care arrangements for the youngest children of families, examining the effect of family characteristics on observed differences of child care arrangements

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Child care assistance policies 2001-2004: Families struggling to move forward, states going backward
Schulman, Karen; Blank, Helen, 2004
Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center.

A discussion of the increased barriers to child care assistance programs that low-income families face

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Child care by kith and kin: Supporting family, friends and neighbors caring for children
Collins, Ann; Carlson, Barbara Coccodrilli, 1998
(Children and Welfare Reform Issue Brief No. 5). New York: Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty

A summary of research on family, friend, and neighbor child care, including traditional policies, innovative program strategies, and outreach recommendations for states and local communities

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Child care for children in poverty: Opportunity or inequality?
Phillips, Deborah A.; Voran, Miriam; Whitebook, Marcy; et al., 1991
Child Development, 65(1), 472-492

A study of child care quality in child care centers serving children from low-income families, its relationship to type of center-based programming, and its comparability to child care quality in centers serving upper- and middle-income families, based on data from the nationally representative Profile of Child Care Settings study and the National Child Care Staffing Study, which collected observational data on child care quality in 227 child care centers in five cities

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The child care protection under TANF
Greenberg, Mark H., 1998
Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy.

A brief on child care protection under Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and its relation to work requirements and time limits

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Child care subsidy benefit structures: A cross-state comparison
De Wys, Shelley; Maher, Erin J.; Brandon, Richard N.; et al.,
Unpublished manuscript

An examination of variations in child care subsidy policies across states, focusing on affordability, financial accessibility, adequacy, work incentives, and equity

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Child care workers in the aftermath of September 11th
Phillips, Deborah A.; Jo, Joon Yong; Whitebook, Marcy; et al., 2003
University of California, Berkeley, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment.

A survey of the impact of September 11, 2001 on 174 early childhood workers and the children in their care approximately 4-6 months after the tragic event in Alameda County, California

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The children of the Cost, Quality, and Outcomes Study go to school
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S.; Zelazo, Janice; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., 1999
Chapel Hill, NC: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center.

The longitudinal follow up to the Cost, Quality, and Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers Study, following children for five years to assess the impact of quality of child care experiences on later development.

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The children of the Cost, Quality, and Outcomes Study go to school [Executive summary]
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S.; Zelazo, Janice; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., 1999
Chapel Hill, NC: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center.

Report summarizes the key findings of the longitudinal follow up study to the Cost, Quality, and Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers Study. The longitudinal study examines developmental outcomes of quality of center-based child care.

Executive Summary

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Children's experiences in center-based child care as a function of teacher background and adult:child ratio
Howes, Carollee, 1997
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 43(3), 404-425

An examination of child care quality in relation to adult: child ratio and teacher education, using the Cost, Quality and Outcome (CQO) and Florida Quality Improvement study datasets

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Children's experiences in family child care and relative care as a function of family income and ethnicity
Kontos, Susan; Shinn, Marybeth; Howes, Carollee; et al., 1997
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 43(3), 386-403

A study of the role of family variables like ethnicity and income in the choice between family or relative child care arrangements, and the relationship between family variables and child care provider behavior and quality

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Children's social and cognitive development and child-care quality: Testing for differential associations related to poverty, gender, or ethnicity
Burchinal, Margaret; Bryant, Donna M.; Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S.; et al., 2000
Applied Developmental Science, 4(3), 149-165

A study of the influence of poverty, minority ethnic background, gender, and parental authoritarian beliefs on the relationship between child care quality and children’s developmental outcomes

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Classroom quality and time allocation in Tulsa's early childhood programs
Phillips, Deborah A.; Lowenstein, Amy E.; Gormley, Jr., William T.; et al., 30 March, 2007
(CROCUS Working Paper No. 9). Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston.

A study comparing classroom time spent on instruction, instructional quality, and predictors of quality in publicly-funded universal prekindergarten programs with Head Start programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma, based on classroom observations and teacher surveys

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Colorado PK expulsion fact sheet
Gilliam, Walter S., 2005
New York: Foundation for Child Development.

A fact sheet regarding the prekindergarten expulsion rate in Colorado

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A comparison of Head Start and school-based pre-k in Tulsa
Gormley, Jr., William T.; Adelstein, Shirley; Phillips, Deborah A.; et al., January, 2011
Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Center for Research on Children in the United States.

A summary of a comparison of the relationship of children's cognitive, socioemotional, and health outcomes to either Head Start or public prekindergarten program participation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, based on child assessments, a survey of parents and teachers, and administrative data

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Conducting market rate surveys: How does your state rate?
USA Child Care, 2000
Lee's Summit, MO: USA Child Care.

A report on issues in the design and implementation of market rate surveys that may affect survey results

Other

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Connecticut PK expulsion fact sheet
Gilliam, Walter S., 2005
New York: Foundation for Child Development.

A statistical fact sheet on the expulsion rates of the Connecticut School Readiness and Child Care Initiative and the Connecticut State Funded Head Start programs as compared with the national expulsion rate for state funded preschools

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Connections and commitments: A Latino-based framework for early childhood educators
Eggers-Pierola, Costanza, 2002
Newton, MA: Education Development Center.

A presentation providing program design and professional development guidance to early childhood trainers and training institutions interested in building their capacity to respond to the Latino population

Other

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Cost, quality and child outcomes in child care centers: Executive summary
Helburn, Suzanne W.; Cryer, Debby; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., April, 1995
Denver: University of Colorado at Denver, Department of Economics

A summary of findings from a study of the relationship between child care costs and quality and the concurrent effects of child care quality on children's cognitive and socioemotional outcomes, based on data from licensed community childcare sites in Los Angeles County in California, the Hartford corridor in Connecticut, the Frontal range in Colorado, and the Piedmont region in North Carolina

Executive Summary

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Cost, quality, and child outcomes in child care centers: Public report
Helburn, Suzanne W.; Cryer, Debby; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., April, 1995
Denver: University of Colorado at Denver, Department of Economics.

Findings from a study of the relationship between child care costs and quality and the concurrent effects of child care quality on children's cognitive and socioemotional outcomes, based on data from licensed community childcare sites in Los Angeles County in California, the Hartford corridor in Connecticut, the Frontal range in Colorado, and the Piedmont region in North Carolina

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Cost, quality and child outcomes in child care centers: Technical report
Helburn, Suzanne W.; Cryer, Debby; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., June, 1995
University of Colorado at Denver, Center for Research in Economic and Social Policy

An outline of the structure and design of the Cost, Quality and Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers Study, with descriptive comparisons of the centers from which data was drawn, and a presentation of analytic study results

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47.

A count for quality: Child care center directors on rating and improvement systems
Schulman, Karen; Blank, Helen; Ewen, Danielle; et al., 2012
Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center.

A study of child care center directors' views of child care quality rating and improvement systems and their components, based on interviews with 48 directors from 9 states and a roundtable forum with 15 of the 48 directors

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CQO children go to school
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S.; Zelazo, Janice; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; et al., June, 1999
(NCEDL Spotlights No. 11). Chapel Hill, NC: National Center for Early Development and Learning.

Key findings of the longitudinal follow-up study to the Cost, Quality, and Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers Study (CQO) that investigates the persistence of children's benefits from participation in early childhood care through elementary school

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Creating the conditions for success with early learning standards: Results from a national study of state-level standards for children's learning prior to kindergarten
Scott-Little, Catherine; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Frelow, Victoria Stebbins; et al., 2003
Early Childhood Research & Practice, 5(2)

A description of the content and development of state early learning standards

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Delaware PK expulsion fact sheet
Gilliam, Walter S., 2005
New York: Foundation for Child Development.

A fact sheet regarding the prekindergarten expulsion rate in Delaware

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