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Children cared for by relatives: What do we know about their well-being?
Billing, Amy, 2002
(Series B, No. B-46). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A discussion of the role of relative child care on child behavioral and cognitive development using data from the 1997 and 1999 Survey of American's Families

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Children of current and former welfare recipients: Similarly at risk
Tout, Kathryn, 2002
Washington, DC: Child Trends.

A brief comparing the children of welfare recipients and welfare leavers on indicators of health, social behavior, and school engagement

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The effects of early maternal employment on child cognitive development
Waldfogel, Jane, 2002
Demography, 39(2), 369-392

A study of the effects on child cognitive development at age seven or eight of maternal labor force reentry during the first three years of life, controlling for factors such as child care use, based on mothers and their children in the nationally representative National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979

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Family and individual predictors of child care use by low-income families in different policy contexts
Huston, Aletha C., 2002
(The Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 9). New York: MDRC.

A study of the impact of family and child characteristics on low income parents' use of child care, child care quality and receipt of child care subsidies.

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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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How child care assistance in welfare and employment programs can support the employment of low-income families
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2002
(Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 11). New York: MDRC.

An analysis of the effects of changes in child care policies on the child care choices of families participating in pilot welfare and employment programs from the late 1980s to the early 1990s

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Left behind or staying away?: Eligible parents who remain off TANF
Zedlewski, Sheila R., 2002
(Series B, No. B-51). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

An overview of eligible single parents who do not participate in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

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Making child care choices: How welfare and work policies influence parents' decisions
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2002
(Next Generation Policy Brief). New York: MDRC.

A policy brief reviewing nine random assignment evaluations of the child care decisions made by approximately 20,000 low income parents

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More than a work support?: Issues around integrating child development goals into the child care subsidy system
Adams, Gina, 2002
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 17(4), 418-440

A description of issues involved in using the child care subsidy system to support child development

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Navigating the child care subsidy system: Policies and practices that affect access and retention
Adams, Gina, 2002
(Series A, No. A-50). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A brief that summarizes the results of a study of child care subsidy policies and practices that can affect parents' interaction with the subsidy agency, the subsidy application process, and subsidy retention.

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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: Executive summary
Fuller, Bruce, 2002
Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.

A summary of a study of 948 mothers and their preschool-age children who entered new welfare-to-work programs in California, Connecticut, and Florida

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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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Primary child care arrangements of employed parents: Findings from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families
Sonenstein, Freya Lund, 2002
(Occasional Paper No. 59). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A discussion of data from the 1999 National Survey of America’s Families focusing on child care arrangements for children under the age of 13 with employed parents

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Recent changes in California welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Parrish, Deborah (Montgomery), 2002
(State Update No. 11). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A brief on recent changes to social welfare policies in California.

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Recent changes in New York welfare and work, child care, and child welfare systems
Fender, Lynne, 2002
(State Update No. 12). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

A study of the welfare reform philosophical shift from cash assistance to workforce development in two cities in New York state

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Supporting all our children: Conference report on license-exempt home child care in Illinois
Lesser, Dan, 2002
Chicago: National Center on Poverty Law.

A discussion of coordination and support issues, as well as policymaker recommendations, for home child care facilities in Illinois that are exempt from state licensing procedures and disconnected from community programs

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Supporting all our children: Conference report on license-exempt home child care in Illinois [Executive summary]
Lesser, Dan, 2002
Chicago: National Center on Poverty Law.

A summary of a discussion about coordination and support issues, as well as policymaker recommendations, for home child care facilities in Illinois that are exempt from state licensing procedures and disconnected from community programs

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Welfare policies matter for children and youth: Lessons from TANF reauthorization
Morris, Pamela A., 2002
(Next Generation Policy Brief). New York: MDRC.

A brief on the effects welfare reforms targeted at parents have on the academic achievement of their elementary-school-age and adolescent children

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Welfare reform in Illinois: Is the moderate approach working?: The second annual report from the Illinois Families Study
University Consortium on Welfare Reform, 2002
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University, Institute for Policy Research.

A longitudinal study of the ongoing results of welfare reforms on families in Illinois, particularly the implementation of TANF

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Welfare reform in Illinois: Is the moderate approach working?: Summary of second annual report
University Consortium on Welfare Reform, 2002
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University, Institute for Policy Research.

A summary of a longitudinal study of the ongoing results of welfare reforms on families in Illinois, particularly the implementation of TANF

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What happens when the school year is over?: The use and costs of child care for school-age children during the summer months
Capizzano, Jeffrey, 2002
(Occasional Paper No. 58). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

An examination of child care arrangements and time spent in care among 6- to 12-year-old children during the summer using data from the 1999 National Survey of America’s Families

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