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ACF/OPRE report: Data tables for FACES 2006 Head Start children go to kindergarten report
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December 2010
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

Data tables from a profile of the development, families, and home and school environments of kindergarten children who had entered Head Start in the fall of 2006, based on data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2006 (FACES 2006)

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ACF/OPRE report: Data tables for FACES 2006 A second year in Head Start report
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December 2010
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

Data tables from a profile of the development, families, and home environments of children participating in their second year of Head Start who had entered the program at age 3 in the fall of 2006, based on spring 2008 data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2006 (FACES 2006)

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ACF-OPRE report: Data tables for FACES 2006 A year in Head Start report
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, October 2010
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

Data tables from a profile of the characteristics of Head Start children and families and their home and Head Start classroom environments from fall 2006 through spring 2007, including children's cognitive, physical, and socioemotional development, and Head Start classroom curricula and activities, based on data collected from a sample of 60 Head Start programs, 135 centers, 410 classrooms, 365 teachers, and 3,315 children and their parents

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ACF/OPRE report: Head Start children go to kindergarten
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December 2010
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A profile of the development, families, and home and school environments of kindergarten children who had entered Head Start in the fall of 2006, based on data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2006 (FACES 2006)

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ACF-OPRE report: A second year in Head Start: Characteristics and outcomes of children who entered the program at age three
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December 2010
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A profile of the development, families, and home environments of children participating in their second year of Head Start who had entered the program at age 3 in the fall of 2006, based on spring 2008 data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2006 (FACES 2006)

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ACF-OPRE report: A year in Head Start: Children, families and programs
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, October, 2010
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A profile of the characteristics of Head Start children and families and their home and Head Start classroom environments from fall 2006 through spring 2007, including children's cognitive, physical, and socioemotional development, and Head Start classroom curricula and activities, based on data collected from a sample of 60 Head Start programs, 135 centers, 410 classrooms, 365 teachers, and 3,315 children and their parents

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Assessing costs and benefits of early childhood intervention programs: Overview and application to the Starting Early Starting Smart program: Executive summary
Karoly, Lynn A., 2001
Seattle: Casey Family Programs; Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

A report summarizing the methodological issues in developing a cost benefit analysis for early childhood programs and their implications for the Starting Early Starting Smart intervention.

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Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of home visiting program models implemented in tribal communities: Final report
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, February 04, 2011
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A review of research on the effectiveness of home visiting programs for pregnant women or families with children from birth to age 5 in tribal communities or with samples that included substantial proportions of American Indian and Alaska Native participants

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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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Banking time in Head Start: Early efficacy of an intervention designed to promote supportive teacher-child relationships
Driscoll, Katherine C., January 2010
Early Education and Development, 21(1), 38-64

An investigation of the effects of a pro-social teacher-child intervention on teacher-reported relationship quality, teacher-rated child behavioral outcomes, and observer-rated teacher–child interactions during two six-week intervention periods with 116 children and 29 Head Start teachers from video-taped observations of semi-structured interactions

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Barriers to subsidies: Reasons why low income families do not use child care subsidies
Shlay, Anne B., 2002
Philadelphia: Temple University, Center for Public Policy.

An investigation into the factors responsible for non-use of child care subsidies among subsidy-eligible families, based on a survey of 196 subsidy-eligible low income African American parents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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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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Building a literacy community: The role of literacy and social practice in early childhood programs
Britsch, Susan J., 1999
Early Childhood Education Journal, 26(4), 209-215

A study of ways to strengthen existing literacy practices for children, families, and teachers in both rural and urban child care settings, based on qualitative studies of a publicly funded child care center in Northern California and two Head Start programs in the Midwest

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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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Characterizing disability in Head Start programs: Not so clearcut
Barton, Lauren R., Q4 2012
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 27(4), 596-612

An identification of Head Start children meeting three different criteria for having a disability or developmental delay, an identification of three additional categories based on alternative criteria, an examination of the children's early literacy, social, and behavioral skills both at entry to Head Start and at the end of kindergarten, and an examination of disability status as a predictor of kindergarten outcomes, based on data from 638 children from the Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2000 data set

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Chicago early childhood care and education needs assessment [Abridged version]
Chicago (Ill.). Department of Human Services, 1999
Chicago: Illinois Facilities Fund.

An examination of the need for subsidized full-day, full-year child care for low-income, working families with children infants through five years of age in Chicago

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Chicago early childhood care and education needs assessment [Abridged version executive summary]
Chicago (Ill.). Department of Human Services, 1999
Chicago: Illinois Facilities Fund.

An examination of the need for licensed full-day, full-year child care for low-income, working families with infants through five years of age in Chicago

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Child care and AFDC recipients in Illinois: Digest of findings and conclusions
Siegel, Gary L., 1991
Saint Louis, MO: Institute of Applied Research.

A report on the child care decisions of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) recipients in Illinois

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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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Child Care and Development Fund Administrative Data, Federal Fiscal Year 2002 (CCDF) [United States]
United States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2007
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 2002 [Computer file]. ICPSR04597-v1. Rockville, MD: Anteon Corporation, Child Care Automation Resource Center [producer], 2006. 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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Child Care and Development Fund Administrative Data, Federal Fiscal Year 2003 (CCDF) [United States]
United States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2007
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 2003 [Computer file]. ICPSR04643-v1. Rockville, MD: Anteon Corporation, Child Care Automation Resource Center [producer], 2007. 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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Child Care and Development Fund Administrative Data, Federal Fiscal Year 2004 (CCDF) [United States]
United States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2007
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 2004 [Computer file]. ICPSR04529-v1. Rockville, MD: Anteon Corporation, Child Care Automation Resource Center [producer], 2006. 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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Child Care and Development Fund Administrative Data, Federal Fiscal Year 2005 (CCDF) [United States]
United States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2008
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 2005 [Computer file]. ICPSR21401-v1. Rockville, MD: General Dynamics Information Technology [producer], 2007. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-02-11.

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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