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Assessing the New Federalism
Weil, Alan,
Washington, DC: Urban Institute

A multi-year, multi-pronged project that analyzes state policy choices, including policy development and implementation, and family well-being in the context of the significant devolution of responsibility for social programs from the federal government to the states

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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 arrangements for children under five: Variation across states
Capizzano, Jeffrey, 2000
(Series B, No. B-7). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A study of the primary child care arrangements of children under five whose mothers are employed, as well as of the variations in patterns of child care arrangements by state, by the child's age, and by the income status of the child's family.

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Child care expenses of America's families
Giannarelli, Linda, 2000
(Occasional Paper No. 40). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A study of the child care expenses of working families with children under age 13, with particular attention to low-income families.

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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'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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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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Getting and retaining child care assistance: How policy and practice influence parents experiences
Adams, Gina, 2002
(Occasional Paper No. 55). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A study of parents' interaction with the child care subsidy system and how state and local subsidy policies and practices affect parents' experiences. Particular attention is paid to the process of applying for and retaining subsidies.

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Growing Up in Poverty Project 
Fuller, Bruce,
Berkeley, CA: Policy Analysis for California Education

A longitudinal study of the effects of mothers moving from welfare-to-work on their economic well-being, home environment, child care quality and use, and their young children's early development

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The hours that children under five spend in child care: Variation across states
Capizzano, Jeffrey, 2000
(Series B, No. B-8). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A study of the number of hours that children under five spent in child care while their mothers were at work and the variations in child care use by state, by the child's age, and by the income status of the child's family.

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Losing the safety net: How a time-limited welfare policy affects families at risk of reaching time limits
Morris, Pamela A., March 2009
Developmental Psychology, 45(2), 383-400

An account of the development of a risk index for single mothers at risk of reaching the time limit of a welfare program, and a study of the effect of welfare transition time limits on child care choice, parental employment and income, quality of home environment, parental aggravation and depression, parenting harshness, parental monitoring of children, children's health, behavior, and engagement and achievement in school, among families likely to reach welfare time limits, based on data collected in Escambia County, Florida during the implementation of the state's Family Transition Program (FTP)

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New lives for poor families?: Mothers and young children move through welfare reform: The Growing Up in Poverty Project: Wave 2 findings: California, Connecticut, and Florida: Technical report
Fuller, Bruce, 2002
Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.

A study of the long-term effects of welfare reform on mothers' employment, children's development, and family well-being among a sample of mothers and preschool-age children who entered new welfare programs in California, Connecticut, and Florida

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The number of child care arrangements used by children under five: Variation across states
Capizzano, Jeffrey, 2000
(Series B, No. B-12). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A study of the consistent weekly use of multiple child care arrangements by employed mothers of preschool children, examining variations by state, child age, and family income level, and analyzing combinations of child care types, based on data from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families (NSAF)

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Poised for shaping results-based early learning systems: A report on child care resource and referral in the United States
Smith, Linda K., June, 2003
Washington, DC: National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies. (No longer accessible as of September 12, 2012)

A national study of child care resource and referral agencies, including services provided to parents and providers, sources and levels of agency funding, and agency data collecting activities, based on a survey of state child care resource and referral agencies

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Power to the people: The effectiveness of ballot measures in advancing early care and education
Chalfie, Deborah, 2005
Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center.

An analysis of the effectiveness of state and local ballot campaigns to improve the quality, availability, and affordability of child care and early education, based on legal research, public records, and interviews

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Stability and change in child care and employment: Evidence from three states
Miller, Cynthia, 2005
(Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 20). New York: MDRC.

An examination of patterns of child care use and employment stability among welfare recipients in Connecticut, Florida, and Minnesota

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State child care profile for children with employed mothers: Florida
Snyder, Kathleen, 2001
(State Profiles No. 01-17). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A profile of child care in Florida that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and family income status.

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Welfare reform and children: A synthesis of impacts in five states: The Project on State-Level Child Outcomes
Tout, Kathryn, 2004
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families.

A compilation of findings from the Project on State-Level Child Outcome, a longitudinal evaluation of how welfare programs in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota impacted participating children and adults

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Who's caring for our youngest children?: Child care patterns of infants and toddlers
Ehrle, Jennifer, 2001
(Occasional Paper No. 42). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A compendium of child care arrangements and characteristics for children under three years old, based on data from the 1997 National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF)

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