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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, 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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Cost functions, efficiency, and quality in day care centers
Mocan, H. Naci, 1997
Journal of Human Resources, 32(4), 861-891

A study contrasting the quality and efficiency of profit and nonprofit child care providers with differing amounts of child care experience

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Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale Parent Questionnaire
Cryer, Debby, 1997
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 12(1), 35-58

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NAEYC accreditation as a strategy for improving child care quality
Whitebook, Marcy, 1997
Washington, DC: National Center for the Early Childhood Workforce.

An evaluation of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) child care center accreditation process, addressing the degree to which centers seeking NAEYC accreditation improve in overall quality and level of staff quality and stability, based on research done regarding the accreditation process at ninety-two child care centers in California

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New Chance: Final report on a comprehensive program for young mothers in poverty and their children: Executive summary
Bos, Johannes M., 1997
New York: MDRC.

An examination of the impact on the long-term self-sufficiency and well-being of poor, young mothers and their children of New Chance, a voluntary demonstration project that provided comprehensive education, training, and other services

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The new child care block grant: State funding choices and their implications
Long, Sharon K., 1997
(New Federalism: Issues and Options for States, Series A, No. A-12). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A discussion of states’ usage of the Child Care Block Grant (CCBG) after the 1996 welfare reform and the implication of such changes in spending on welfare programs

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Parents as child care consumers
Cryer, Debby, 1997
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 12(1), 35-58

A study of how parental quality ratings of aspects of child care are influenced by parental values, a selection from a larger study, Cost, Quality and Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers

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The prediction of process quality from structural features of child care
Phillipsen, Leslie C., 1997
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 12(3), 281-303

An analysis of data from the Cost, Quality and Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers Study to identify structural features of child care centers and classrooms that predict process quality

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Relations between preschool children's child-care experiences and concurrent development: The Cost, Quality, and Outcomes Study
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S., 1997
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 43(3), 451-477

A longitudinal study of the effects of child care experiences on concurrent child outcomes, taking into account the quality of child care and the moderating influence of family and child characteristics.

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