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Assessing the play beliefs of African American mothers with preschool children
Fogle, Livy M., Q4 2006
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 21(4), 507-518

A critical discussion of rating scales that measure parent beliefs about play, and a description of a study through which the Parent Play Beliefs Scale (PPBS) was developed and validated, based on the participation of African-American families with children enrolled in Head Start centers

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Assessment of preschool classroom practices: Application of Q-sort methodology
Bracken, Stacey Storch, Q4 2006
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 21(4), 417-430

An evaluation of the Preschool Classroom Practices Q-Sort, a measure designed to assess the relation between preschool educator's beliefs and practices and the effectiveness of their classroom practices

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Building leadership capacity of family home childcare providers
Lanigan, Jane, 2006
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 98(1), 70-74

A summary of the conceptual model, program, strategies, and findings from the evaluation of the Family Home Child Care Capacity Building Project (FHCCBP), designed to develop leadership among child care providers in Washington State

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Child Care and Development Fund Administrative Data, Federal Fiscal Year 2001 (CCDF) [United States]
United States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2006
United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Child Care Bureau. CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA, FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2001 [Computer file]. ICPSR04379-v1. Rockville, MD: Anteon Corporation, Child Care Automation Resource Center [producer], 2005. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-03-09.

This administrative dataset provides descriptive information about the families and children served through the federal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). CCDF dollars are provided to states, territories, and tribes to provide assistance to low-income families receiving or transitioning from temporary public assistance, in obtaining quality child care so they can work, or depending on their state's policy, attend training or receive education.

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Measuring collaboration among grant partners
Frey, Bruce B., September 2006
American Journal of Evaluation, 27(3), 383-392

An overview of the development, display, and reliability of the Levels of Collaboration Scale among 10 grant partners

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Parent Play Beliefs Scale
Fogle, Livy M., Q4 2006
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 21(4), 507-518

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Promoting healthy weight in child care: Pilot testing, training methodology, and instrument evaluation
Benjamin, Sara E., 2006
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A discussion of child obesity, and projects created to promote the health of young children, including a nutrition and physical activity environmental intervention in child care centers, and web based and in-person training for child care professionals administering the intervention

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Social and emotional foundations for early learning: A conceptual model for intervention
Hemmeter, Mary Louise, Winter 2006
School Psychology Review, 35(4), 583-601

A description of the Teaching Pyramid, a model designed to promote young children's social and emotional development and to address young children's behavior problems and its association to early education programs

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Stability and change in childcare and employment: Evidence from the United States
Miller, Cynthia, 2006
National Institute Economic Review, 195, 118-132

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

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Understanding the social and spatial neighborhood context for working mothers: An examination of child care services and outcomes
Laughlin, Lynda L., August, 2006
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Temple University, Philadelphia

A study of the role of neighborhood and local child care market characteristics in mothers' child care decision-making, based on data from the Philadelphia Survey of Child Care and Work, a stratified, random cluster sample of 1,070 mothers, as well as on data from the 2000 Census and on administrative data on licensed child care providers in Philadelphia

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