2002 Alabama child care workforce study [Executive summary]
Alabama Partnership for Children, 2003
Montgomery: Alabama Partnership for Children.
A summary of a study of the characteristics of the child care workforce in Alabama, including qualifications, wages, and benefits, based on a survey of family child care providers, center-based child care workers, and child care center directors in 19 counties
2002 census of child care services: Summary booklet
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 2003
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.
A summary of findings from the 2002 Australian Government census of all child care providers receiving government funding, which provided information on services offered, children served, and child care staff
2002 Oregon child care market rate study [Executive Summary]
Oregon. Department of Human Services, 2003
Salem, OR: Oregon, Department of Human Services.
The summary of findings from a study of child care market rates and their geographic distribution across the State of Oregon in 2002
2003 child care market rate study for the Delaware Division of Social Services [Executive summary]
Workplace Solutions, 2003
New Castle, DE: Delaware, Division of Social Services.
The summary of findings from a study of child care market rates and their geographic distribution across the State of Delaware in 2003
21st Century Community Learning Centers state evaluation report: Implementation of the state evaluation/baseline data [Executive summary]
Van Egeren, Laurie A., July, 2003
East Lansing: Michigan State University, University Outreach and Engagement.
A summary of a study of the implementation of a two-part Michigan state evaluation of the 21st Community Learning Centers, a federally-funded out-of-school time program
ACET Collaborative Team (ACT) project: Final evaluation report: November 2001-October 2003 [Executive summary]
Henderson, Laura W., 2003
Atlanta: Georgia State University, Health Policy Center.
A summary of a presentation of findings from the final report on the Advancing Careers through Education and Training (ACET) Collaborative Team (ACT) Project
Addressing behavioral outcomes in Connecticut's child care centers: An evaluation of the Early Childhood Consultation Partnership (ECCP) [Executive summary]
Fink, Dale Borman, December, 2003
Farmington, CT: University of Connecticut, A. J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.
A summary of findings from an evaluation of the first year of the Early Childhood Consultation Partnership (ECCP), a system of early childhood mental health consultation in Connecticut, with a focus on services provided to children and the training and development of early childhood professionals
Advancing child abuse and neglect protective factors: The role of early care and education infrastructure [Executive summary]
Kagan, Sharon Lynn, September, 2003
Washington, DC: Center for the Study of Social Policy. (No longer accessible as of January 18, 2013.)
A summary of a discussion of the use of the Strengthening Families approach to prevent child abuse and neglect through the promotion of protective factors in the delivery of early childhood education and care services
Alternative policy options for child care subsidy programs [Executive summary]
Edie, David, 2003
(Public Policy Options for Early Care and Education Executive Summary No. 1). Madison: University of Wisconsin--Extension.
The executive summary of a report on Wisconsin's child care subsidy program and possible policy alternatives
Arranging and paying for child care [Executive summary]
O'Brien-Strain, Margaret, 2003
San Fransisco: Public Policy Institute of California.
A summary of a report on the child care arrangements, payment methods, preschool enrollment, and potential costs of universal preschool provision in California
Assessing school readiness in Santa Mateo County 2002: Results from the 2002 School Readiness Assessment Project [Executive summary]
Peninsula Community Foundation (Menlo Park, Calif.). Peninsula Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, 2003
San Mateo, CA: Peninsula Community Foundation, Peninsula Partnership for Children, Youth and Families.
A summary of a study of children's skills at kindergarten entry and family and early childhood education factors associated with those skills in San Mateo County, California, based on kindergarten teacher surveys and child assessments
Broken promises: How the Bush Administration is failing America's poorest children: Executive summary
Children's Defense Fund (U.S.), 2003
Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund.
A summary of a study of the changes in federal performance standards and funding for Head Start programs
Building futures: The Head Start Impact Study: Interim report [Executive summary]
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2003
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
A summary of the Head Start Impact Study progress report, a longitudinal study evaluating the impact of the Head Start intervention on children's developmental outcomes from the time of their enrollment in Head Start until their first grade year
A case study of Alameda County Child Development Corps: Year 2 qualitative implementation study (QIS) [Executive summary]
Johnson, Laura R., 2003
(Working Paper Series 03-5). Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.
An overview of the second year of the Alameda County's Child Development Corps, a retention-incentive program for early care and education professionals
A case study of San Francisco County CARES: Year 2 qualitative implementation study (QIS) [Executive summary]
Johnson, Laura R., 2003
Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.
A summary of the perspectives and experiences of stakeholders in San Francisco County's CARES child care retention-incentive program during the second year of implementation
Characteristics of Sure Start local programme areas: Rounds 1 to 4: Profiles of Rounds 1 to 4 Sure Start local programme areas and a sample of Round 5, to-be-Sure Start local programme areas [Executive summary]
Sure Start (Programme), June, 2003
(Report No. 03). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.
A summary of a study of the changes in the Sure Start local programs for disadvantaged children under five years of age in the United Kingdom
Child and program characteristics of the North Carolina More at Four pre-kindergarten program: Year 1 (January-June 2002): Executive summary
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S., 2003
Chapel Hill, NC: FPG Child Development Institute.
A summary of an evaluation of the statewide North Carolina More at Four program, a state-funded initiative to provide high-quality educational experiences to at-risk four-year-olds, that addresses characteristics of local programs and participants, based on program surveys
The child care industry: Supporting jobs and economic development in Minneapolis [Executive summary]
Greater Minneapolis Day Care Association, 2003
Minneapolis, MN: Greater Minneapolis Day Care Association.
A summary of an analysis of child care in Minneapolis as a service for working parents and their children and as a component of the local economy
Child care in Yuba and Sutter Counties: Needs assessment update [Executive summary]
Pettygrove, Willa, March 2003
Marysville, CA: Yuba & Sutter Counties (Calif.), Child Care Planning Council.
A summary of an exploration of the child care market needs of Yuba and Sutter Counties, California, with a focus on the need for subsidized care, infant care, and care for children with special needs
Child care meets health care: What other states can teach us about insuring the child care workforce in Illinois [Executive summary]
Day Care Action Council of Illinois, July, 2003
Chicago: Day Care Action Council of Illinois.
A summary of an exploration of program models for the provision of health insurance to early childhood workers, and recommendations for the development of a framework to provide health care coverage to early childhood workers in Illinois, based on case studies of programs currently implemented in California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and North Carolina
Child care price dynamics in California [Executive summary]
Marrufo, Grecia, 2003
San Francisco: Public Policy Institute of California.
A report relating trends in the price of licensed child care to trends in child care supply and child care subsidy use from 1991 to 2000 in California
Child care programs in Vermont: A survey of market rates and capacity [Executive summary]
Learning Partners, Inc., 2003
Waterbury: Vermont Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Child Care Services Division.
A summary of findings from a study of child care market rates and their geographic distribution across the State of Vermont in 2002, including information on enrollment, capacity, accreditation, nonstandard hour care, additional fees, impact of subsidy rates, and differences between subsidies and program fees
Child care quality and workforce characteristics in four Midwestern states [Executive summary]
Raikes, Helen, 2003
Omaha, NE: Gallup Organization.
Summary of a report on observed child care quality and its relation to hypothesized and potential indicators of quality, using a representative, randomly selected sample of the provider population in four Midwestern states
Connecting with parents in the early years: Executive summary
Mendoza, Jean, 2003
Champaign: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting.
The summary of a literature review on parent-staff communication enhancing children's school readiness and a recommendation by a symposium of stakeholders for future research, practice, and policy.
The cost of universal access to quality preschool in Illinois: A report to Governor George H. Ryan's Task Force on Universal Access to Preschool [Executive summary]
Golin, Stacie, 2003
(IWPR No. G712). Washington, DC: Institute for Women's Policy Research.
A summary of a study of the cost of providing universal quality preschool provision in Illinois