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Celebrating cultural and linguistic diversity in Head Start
United States. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families. Commissioner's Office of Research and Evaluation, April 2000
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration on Children, Youth and Families.

A descriptive study of cultural and linguistic groups and their distribution within the Head Start population, Head Start services developed to address the needs of children and families from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, and challenges faced by Head Start programs as they address the needs of an increasingly diverse population

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Changing policies, changing impacts: Employment and earnings of child-care subsidy recipients in the era of welfare reform
Queralt, Magaly, 2000
Social Service Review, 74(4), 588-619

A study that examines the employment and earnings of current and former recipients of welfare benefits and child care subsidies and assesses the impact of increased funding for child care and other policy changes.

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The effects of welfare reform policies on children: Lessons from MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program)
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2000
New York: MDRC.

An overview of the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), which offered financial work incentives for single parents on welfare, with a summary of the program's effects on single mothers and their children

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The Family Transition Program: Final report on Florida's initial time-limited welfare program
Bloom, Dan, 2000
New York: MDRC.

Findings from a long-term assessment of the Family Transition Program (FTP) in Escambia County, Florida comparing FTP program participants to those participating in Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)

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The Family Transition Program: Final report on Florida's initial time-limited welfare program [Executive summary]
Bloom, Dan, 2000
New York: MDRC:

A summary of findings from a long-term assessment of the Family Transition Program (FTP) in Escambia County, Florida comparing FTP program participants to those participating in Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)

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The Family Transition Program: Final report on Florida's initial time-limited welfare program [Summary report]
Bloom, Dan, 2000
New York: MDRC:

A brief report of findings from a long-term assessment of the Family Transition Program (FTP) in Escambia County, Florida comparing FTP program participants to those participating in Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)

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Needs and aspirations of the working poor: Early Head Start program applicants
Wall, Shavaun, 2000
Families in Society, 81(4), 412-421

An assessment of the characteristics, needs, and goals of families applying for an Early Head Start program, based on a sample of 85 suburban, low-income families

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Prevalence of aggressive behaviors among preschoolers in Head Start and community child care programs
Kupersmidt, Janis, 2000
Behavioral Disorders, 26(1), 42-52

A comparison of the prevalence of aggressive behaviors of children in Head Start programs and of children in community child care programs, based on the behavior ratings of a sample of 571 4-year old children rated by 63 teachers

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Reforming welfare and rewarding work: A summary of the final report on the Minnesota Family Investment Program
Knox, Virginia, 2000
New York: MDRC.

An executive summary of a report on the impacts on parents and children of the Minnesota Family Investment Program, an alternative welfare-to-work program for Aid to Families with Dependent Children recipients

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Relating quality of center-based child care to early cognitive and language development longitudinally
Burchinal, Margaret, 2000
Child Development, 71(2), 339-357

A longitudinal study of the relationship between center-based child care and children’s early cognitive and language development, using a sample of 89 African-American children in the first three years of life

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