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Attending kindergarten and already behind: A statistical portrait of vulnerable young children
Wertheimer, Richard, 2003
(Research Brief No. 2003-20). Washington, DC: Child Trends.

An analysis of vulnerable kindergarten students during the 1998-1999 school year using data from the nationally representative Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Cohort.

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Center-based child care staff in Alameda County: The California Child Care Workforce Study
Whitebook, Marcy, 2003
Washington, DC: Center for the Child Care Workforce.

An investigation of the current status of the child care workforce in Alameda County, California; one in a series of reports regarding the characteristics of licensed child care center staff and family child care providers in seven different California counties

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Center-based child care staff in Kern County: The California Child Care Workforce Study
Whitebook, Marcy, 2003
Washington, DC: Center for the Child Care Workforce.

An investigation of the current status of the child care workforce in Kern County, California; one in a series of reports regarding the characteristics of licensed child care center staff and family child care providers in seven different California counties

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Center-based child care staff in Monterey County: The California Child Care Workforce Study
Whitebook, Marcy, 2003
Washington, DC: Center for the Child Care Workforce.

An investigation of the current status of the child care workforce in Monterey County, California; one in a series of reports regarding the characteristics of licensed child care center staff and family child care providers in seven different California counties

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Center-based child care staff in Santa Clara County: The California Child Care Workforce Study
Whitebook, Marcy, 2003
Washington, DC: Center for the Child Care Workforce.

An investigation of the current status of the child care workforce in Santa Clara County, California; one in a series of reports regarding the characteristics of licensed child care center staff and family child care providers in seven different California counties

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Center-based child care staff in Santa Cruz County: The California Child Care Workforce Study
Whitebook, Marcy, 2003
Washington, DC: Center for the Child Care Workforce.

A survey of Santa Cruz County's licensed child care centers supplied information on center staff and turnover rate, educational preparations, wages, retirement benefits, and collective bargaining status

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Center-based child care staff in San Benito County: The California Child Care Workforce Study
Whitebook, Marcy, 2003
Washington, DC: Center for the Child Care Workforce.

An investigation of the current status of the child care workforce in San Benito County, California; one in the second round of a series of reports regarding the characteristics of licensed child care center staff and family child care providers in different California counties

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Center-based child care staff in San Francisco County: The California Child Care Workforce Study
Whitebook, Marcy, 2003
Washington, DC: The Center for the Child Care Workforce.

A survey of San Francisco County's licensed child care centers supplied information on center staff and turnover rate, educational preparations, wages, retirement benefits, and collective bargaining status

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Center-based child care staff in San Mateo County: The California Child Care Workforce Study
Whitebook, Marcy, 2003
Washington, DC: Center for the Child Care Workforce.

A survey of San Mateo County's licensed child care centers supplied information on center staff and turnover rate, educational preparations, wages, retirement benefits, and collective bargaining status

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Child care and employment: Evidence from random assignment studies of welfare and work programs
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2003
(Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 17). New York: MDRC.

An investigation into the effects of welfare reform policies and links between employment and child care choices, using data from random assignment pilot welfare programs begun between 1993 and 1996 in a variety of urban and rural areas in the United States

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Child care subsidies promote mothers' employment and children's development
Henry, Colleen, 2003
(IWPR Publication No. G714). Washington, DC: Institute for Women's Policy Research.

An exploration of factors associated with the occupational outcomes of urban low income mothers, including child care problems, household characteristics, type of child care used, race/ethnicity, neighborhood characteristics, welfare status, and subsidy usage, based on data collected from a sample of 1,072 low income mothers from poor Philadelphia neighborhoods

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Child care subsidy policies and practices: Implications for child care providers
Adams, Gina, 2003
(Series A, No. A-57). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A study of subsidy policies and practices that can shape the experiences of providers serving subsidized children, especially the way providers’ pay and their ability to navigate the subsidy system affect their participation in the system, the quality of child care, and their financial stability; based on interviews and site visits in 17 sites

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Child welfare and school readiness: Making the link for vulnerable children
McCart, Linda, 2003
Des Moines, IA: State Early Childhood Policy Technical Assistance Network.

Information on early childhood policy initiatives available to state policy makers for linking welfare and school readiness initiatives in the United States

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Connecticut's child care workforce: A report on findings from the 2001 Child Care Market and Workforce Study
King, Jean, 2003
Farmington, CT: Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut.

An analysis of wages and health benefits of teachers in a sample of licensed child care centers, and compensation and qualifications of family child care providers

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Connecticut's Head Start workforce: An analysis of 2000-2001 program year data on salaries and educational qualifications
King, Jean, 2003
Farmington, CT: Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut.

An analysis of data on the wages and educational attainment levels of teachers and assistant teachers in Connecticut center based Head Start programs in the 2000-2001 program year

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Coordinating with Head Start programs to support low-income working families
Jones, Michelle Ganow, 2003
Welfare Information Network Issue Notes, 7(5).

A brief on ways Head Start, in conjunction with other services and agencies, serves low-income working families

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The economic impact of the child care industry in Monterey County
National Economic Development and Law Center (U.S.), 2003
Salinas, CA: Monterey County, Child Care Planning Council.

An analysis of the economic impact of the Monterey County, California, child care and early education industry in terms of individuals employed and spending on services, as well as its role in supporting other industries and labor force participation

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The economic impact of the child care industry in Monterey County [Executive summary]
National Economic Development and Law Center (U.S.), 2003
Salinas, CA: Monterey County, Child Care Planning Council.

A summary of an analysis of the economic impact of the Monterey County, California, child care and early education industry in terms of individuals employed and spending on services, as well as its role in supporting other industries and labor force participation

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The effects of welfare and employment policies on child care use by low-income young mothers
Gassman-Pines, Anna, 2003
(Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 19). New York: MDRC.

A study examining the welfare and employer child care policies on low income young mothers, using data from the National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies (NEWWS), Florida’s Family Transition Program (FTP) and the Minnesota’s Family Investment Program (MFIP)

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The effects of welfare policy on child care decisions: Evidence from ten experimental welfare-to-work programs
Robins, Philip K., 2003
(Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 18). New York: MDRC.

A study examining the child care choices made by families on welfare due to changes in welfare policies by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA)

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Essential but often ignored: Child care providers in the subsidy system
Adams, Gina, 2003
(Occasional Paper No. 63). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

An analysis of subsidy policies and practices that affect providers serving subsidized families, focusing on the amount providers are paid to care for subsidized children and how providers experience the subsidy system

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Evaluating the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS): Assessing differences between the first and revised edition
Sakai, Laura, 2003
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 18(4), 427-445

A review of the comparability and changes between the original 1980 version and the 1998 revision of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, a measure of global child care quality

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Evaluation of the Local Investment in Child Care project: Final report
Zercher, Craig, December, 2003
Menlo Park, CA: SRI International. (No longer accessible as of September 18, 2013).

An evaluation of the Local Investment in Child Care (LINCC) project, an initiative to integrate the child care industry into communities? economic infrastructure and to improve families? access to high-quality child care services

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Explaining local variability in child care quality: State funding and regulation in California
Fuller, Bruce, 2003
Early Education and Development, 14(1), 47-66

An examination of the quality of child care centers in low income and working class communities, based on a survey of 170 directors in three California counties

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Financing school readiness strategies: An annotated bibliography
Bruner, Charles, 2003
Des Moines, IA: State Early Childhood Policy Technical Assistance Network.

An overview of need and financing strategies for implementing school readiness programs in the United States

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