2000 Oregon child care market rate study [Executive summary]
Oregon. Adult and Family Services Division, 2000
Salem: Oregon, Adult and Family Services Division.
The summary of findings from a study of child care market rates and their geographic distribution across the State of Oregon in 2000
America's kindergartners [Executive summary]
West, Jerry, 2000
(NCES 2000-070). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.
A summary of findings from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study--Kindergarten class of 1998-99, an assessment of the cognitive skills, social skills, health, and well being of a nationally representative sample of kindergarten children
Background for community-level work on school readiness: A review of definitions, assessments, and investment strategies [Executive summary]
Zaslow, Martha, 2000
Washington, DC: Child Trends.
A summary of a report designed to educate communities regarding school readiness assessment and the ecological factors involved in a child's successful transition to kindergarten
The barriers to childcare provision: Executive summary
Callender, Claire, 2000
(Research Brief No. 231). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain. Department for Education and Employment.
An assessment of the nature and extent of both the demand for and supply of different types of childcare provision in Great Britain for children under the age of 16
Child care and education [Executive summary]
Michigan State University. Institute for Children, Youth, and Families, 2000
East Lansing: Michigan State University, Institute for Children, Youth, and Families.
A summary of an overview of early childhood education and care in Michigan, with a focus on after school care and programs for at-risk families
Child care counts: An analysis of the supply of and demand for early care and education services in Los Angeles County [Executive summary]
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Child Care Planning Committee, August 2000
Los Angeles: Los Angeles County, Office of Child Care.
A summary of a study of the supply of and demand for child care and early education services in Los Angeles County, California
Child care needs assessment: 1999-2000 San Mateo County [Executive summary]
Child Care Coordinating Council of San Mateo County, 2000
San Mateo, CA: Child Care Coordinating Council of San Mateo County.
A summary of an assessment of the supply of and demand for, as well as factors affecting access to, child care services in San Mateo County, California
Child care quality: Does it matter and does it need to be improved? [Executive summary]
Vandell, Deborah L., 2000
Madison: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty.
A summary of an exploration of an economic justification for the improvement of child care quality
Child care then and now: Child care in King County: 1999-2000 [Executive summary]
Child Care Resources, June 2000
Bellevue, WA: Child Care Resources.
A summary of a profile of child care in King County, Washington that analyzes the availability, affordability, and quality of child care available to families from 1999 to 2000
Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative: Evaluation and research proposal [Executive summary]
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (Case Western Reserve University), 2000
Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (Case Western Reserve University), Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change.
A proposal for an Early Childhood Initiativeís impact upon eligible families, children and providers in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
A decade of decline: Regulated child care in Manitoba, 1989-1999 [Executive summary]
Prentice, Susan, June 2000
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives--Manitoba.
A summary of an overview of early education and care services in Manitoba, Canada from 1989-1999, including a discussion of the cost and quality of services as well as developments in public policies relevant to the child care market
A decade of results: The impact of the LA's BEST after school enrichment program on subsequent student achievement and performance
Huang, Denise, 2000
University of California, Los Angeles, Center for the Study of Evaluation.
The executive summary of a research report that assesses the academic achievement, language proficiency, and school attendance of participants in the LA's BEST afterschool program.
Early learning, later success: The Abecedarian Study: Early childhood educational intervention for poor children [Executive summary]
Campbell, Frances A., 2000
Chapel Hill, NC: FPG Child Development Institute.
A summary of findings of the Abecedarian project, a high quality Early Childhood Educational Intervention for poor children
Evaluation of Head Start Family Child Care Demonstration: Final report [Executive summary]
United States. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families. Commissioner's Office of Research and Evaluation, 2000
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Commissioner's Office of Research and Evaluation.
A summary of a study determining if family child care homes meet Head Start Program Performance Standards, and a comparison of outcomes of children in family child care homes with those of children in center-based care
Evaluation of the Head Start Family Service Center Demonstration Projects: Executive summary
United States. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families. Research, Demonstration, and Evaluation Branch, 2000
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Research, Demonstration, and Evaluation Branch.
A summary of highlights from an assessment of the effectiveness of Head Start Family Service Center (FSC) Demonstration Projects
An evaluation of the impact of the Mississippi Director's Child Care Credentialing Project with recommendations for improvement [Executive summary]
Mitchell, Anne W., 2000
Jackson: Mississippi Forum on Children and Families.
A summary evaluation of and recommendations for improving the impact of the Mississippi Director's Child Care Credentialing Project, a project to improve child care quality by credentialing child care center directors, on practices in child care centers, based on trainer and director interviews
Evaluation of the Minnesota child care resource and referral system: A digest of process study findings [Executive summary]
Institute of Applied Research (Saint Louis, Mo.), 2000
St. Louis, MO: Institute of Applied Research.
A summary of the results from an evaluation of child care resource and referral (CCR&R) systems in the state of Minnesota
Executive summary: The incentives of government programs and the well-being of families
Joint Center for Poverty Research, 2000
Chicago: Joint Center for Poverty Research.
A synthesis of the conference proceedings on incentives of government programs and the well being of poor families
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)
Head Start children's entry into public school: A report on the National Head Start/Public School Early Childhood Transition Demonstration Study: Executive summary
Ramey, Sharon L., 2000
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Civitan International Research Center
Highlights of the Early Childhood Transition Demonstration Project, based on a study of 7,515 former Head Start children and their families from 31 local Transition Demonstration Programs nationwide
The kindergarten year: Findings from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 [Executive summary]
West, Jerry, 2000
(NCES 2001-023). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.
A nationally representative longitudinal survey following kindergarten children through fifth grade to examine the academic gains the children made over their kindergarten year and looking to see if their achievements differ by child, family, and kindergarten program characteristics
Leading the way: Characteristics and early experiences of selected Early Head Start programs: Executive summary: Volumes I, II, III
United States. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, December 2000
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration on Children, Youth and Families.
A summary of a three-volume report on the implementation of the 17 programs participating in the National Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project, including overviews of cross-site features, program profiles, and program implementation
Licensed child care in Washington State: 1998 [Executive summary]
Miller, Marna G., 2000
(Report No. 7.100). Olympia: Washington Department of Social and Health Services.
A summary of a 1998 market survey of Washington State child care centers and licensed family homes, providing information about child care rates, child care industry, and subsidized child care.
Measuring non-parental care in the NLSCY: Content and process issues [Executive summary]
Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch, 2000
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Human Resources Development Canada.
A summary of an examination of the data and the process of data collection on the topic of non-parental care within the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth
National Reading Panel: Teaching children to read: An evidence-based assessment of the scientific research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction [Executive summary]
National Reading Panel (U.S.), 2000
Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
A summary of the National Reading Panelís review of the research literature on reading implications for reading instruction