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The 2003 California child care portfolio
California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, 2004
San Francisco: California Child Care Resource and Referral Network.

A report providing statewide and county-by-county statistics regarding child care supply and demand, costs, and current policy trends in the state of California

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Beyond the usual suspects: Developing new allies to invest in school readiness
Bruner, Charles, 2004
Des Moines, IA: State Early Childhood Policy Technical Assistance Network.

A resource brief for child care advocates that offered new strategies for recruiting different people and organizations to invest in early childhood education

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Building bridges from prekindergarten to infants and toddlers: A preliminary look at issues in four states
Lombardi, Joan, 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 an early learning system: The ABCs of planning and governance structure
Bruner, Charles, 2004
Des Moines, IA: State Early Childhood Policy Technical Assistance Network.

An overview of planning, governance, and management strategies that states can use to develop early learning systems

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Can child care assistance in welfare and employment programs support the employment of low-income families?
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2004
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 23(4), 723-743

An investigation of different welfare and employment programs with child care assistance policies and their effects on employment rates and child care decisions of low income families

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Child care and low-income children's development: Direct and moderated effects
Votruba-Drzal, Elizabeth, 2004
Child Development, 75(1), 296-312

A study determining the effect of child care quality on low-income children's cognitive and social development, utilizing data from the Welfare, Children, and Families: A Three-City Study

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Child care assistance policies 2001-2004: Families struggling to move forward, states going backward
Schulman, Karen, 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 quality: Centers and home settings that serve poor families
Fuller, Bruce, 2004
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 19(4), 505-527

A multi-site, longitudinal study examining the quality of child care settings chosen by low-income mothers enrolled in welfare-to-work programs

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Child care survey results on funding and related policies in the Southern states
Southern Institute on Children and Families, 2004
Columbia, SC: Southern Institute on Children and Families.

Results from a survey of care funding and state-initiated policy changes related to funding shortages in the southern region of the United States

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Children in low-income families are less likely to be in center-based child care
Capizzano, Jeffrey, 2004
(Snapshot of America's Families III No. 16). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A brief comparing the child care arrangements of children under five from high- and low-income families.

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Collective management of early childhood programs: Approaches that aim to maximize efficiency, help improve quality and stabilize the industry
Stoney, Louise, 2004
Raleigh, NC: Smart Start National Technical Assistance Center.

A report presenting a catalog of collective management approaches currently used by child care services across the United States

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Colorado's school readiness indicators: Making progress for young children
Colorado School Readiness Indicators Task Force, 2004
Denver: Colorado Children's Campaign.

A study of a set of indicators to measure the school readiness of the children from birth to eight years of age and their families in the communities in which they live in Colorado

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Compensation and comparable worth: What lies ahead for California's preschool teachers?
Bellm, Dan, 2004
University of California, Berkeley, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment.

A discussion on improving the pay of preschool teachers in California to be comparable to the compensation of elementary school teachers in order to successfully implement a Preschool For All system

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Current data on the salaries and benefits of the U.S. early childhood education workforce
Center for the Child Care Workforce, 2004
Washington, DC: Center for the Child Care Workforce.

An annual report detailing the salaries and benefits of the early childhood education workforce in the United States, using data from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey conducted by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

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Early care and education program management and support services: North Carolina approaches to sustain quality
Munn, Marsha, 2004
Alliance for Childhood Finance

A technical assistance report using exemplar child care programs to highlight two types of child care program management: 1) a single corporate entity operating center based sites, 2) independent businesses in contract with a single entity that provides management support services

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Early learning left out: An examination in public investments in education and development by child age
Voices for America's Children, 2004
Washington, DC: Voices for America's Children. (No longer accessible as of December 7, 2012).

A report comparing levels of public investment in early learning to investment in education for other age groups across 12 states

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Early learning left out: An examination in public investments in education and development by child age [Executive summary]
Voices for America's Children, 2004
Washington, DC: Voices for America's Children.

An analysis of twelve states' average spending in child education and development programs

Executive Summary


A governor's guide to children's cabinets
Segal, Ann, 2004
Washington, DC: National Governors' Association, Center for Best Practices.

A report on the rationale behind and how to create Governor's Children Cabinets, collaborative governance structures that improve coordination across state agencies as well as child well-being, with examples from case studies in Louisiana and West Virginia

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A governor's guide to children's cabinets [Executive summary]
Segal, Ann, 2004
Washington, DC: National Governors' Association, Center for Best Practices.

An executive summary of a guide to help state's design and implement children's cabinets; cabinet missions, goals, principles, key considerations, and implementation steps are outlined

Executive Summary


Grandma and grandpa taking care of the kids: Patterns of involvement
Guzman, Lina, 2004
(Research Brief No. 2004-17). Washington, DC: Child Trends.

A summary of the findings from two nationally representative data sets of grandparental child care that examines who provides care, what type and how much is provided, and the financial benefits of this care to the families involved

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Improving and sustaining center quality: The role of NAEYC accreditation and staff stability
Whitebook, Marcy, 2004
Early Education and Development, 15(3), 305-326

A longitudinal study examining characteristics of child care centers that improved in quality and retained the higher quality over time, and assessing the impact of NAEYC accreditation on quality improvement

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Keeping children on the path to school success: How is Connecticut doing?: Highlights
Duran, Frances, 2004
Farmington, CT: Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut.

Highlights of an analysis of statewide and local data on child health and development, measuring the effectiveness of state services on the school readiness and success of children from birth to age 6 in Connecticut

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Keeping children on the path to school success: How is Connecticut doing?: A report on the state of the young child
Duran, Frances, 2004
Farmington, CT: Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut.

An analysis of statewide and local data on child health and development, measuring the effectiveness of state services on the school readiness and success of children from birth to age 6 in Connecticut

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Kids can't wait to learn: Achieving voluntary preschool for all in California
Cooper, Susanna, 2004
Oakland: Preschool California. (No longer accessible as of September 25, 2013)

A report summarizing previous research on preschool education and child care outcomes as part of a campaign to help California establish voluntary preschools for all young children

Reports & Papers


Kids can't wait to learn: Achieving voluntary preschool for all in California: Executive summary
Cooper, Susanna, 2004
Oakland: Preschool California.

A discussion of the positive impact that quality preschool has on children's development and future academic success

Executive Summary


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