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Assessing the operation and impact of the Childminder Sustainability Grant
Tapp, Penelope, 2003
(Research Report No. 484). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of an initiative in the United Kingdom to increase the retention of family child care providers by offering grants to providers when they have temporarily vacant child care slots, based on case studies of local grantmaking procedures and in-depth small group interviews with family child care providers

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Birth to School study: A longitudinal evaluation of the Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) 1998-2005
Sure Start (Programme), August 2005
(Research Report No. SSU/2005/FR/017). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An overview of a study of an intervention program serving children and families from birth to age five in a disadvantaged area of Oxford

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Birth to School study: A longitudinal evaluation of the Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) 1998-2005
Sure Start (Programme), August, 2005
(Reference No. SSU/2005/SF/017). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A brief summary of a study of an intervention program serving children and families from birth to age five in a disadvantaged area of Oxford

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Birth to School study: A longitudinal evaluation of the Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) 1998-2005 [Executive summary]
Sure Start (Programme), August, 2005
(Research Report No. SSU/2005/FR/017). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An account of the Birth to School Study, a six year evaluation of the Peers Early Education Partnership, a literacy intervention with expanded focus on numeracy, self-esteem, and positive dispositions to learn; the programís effect on child development, comparisons with other interventions, and recommendations for research and public policy are related

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Buildings in Sure Start local programmes
Sure Start (Programme), July, 2005
(Report No. 11). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A description of the physical infrastructure utilized by Sure Start Local Programs (SSLPs), based on a survey of 60 SSLPs randomly selected from each Government Office Region

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Buildings in Sure Start local programmes [Executive summary]
Sure Start (Programme), July, 2005
(Report No. 11). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a description of the physical infrastructure utilized by Sure Start Local Programs (SSLPs), based on a survey of 60 SSLPs randomly selected from each Government Office Region

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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
Sure Start (Programme), June, 2003
(Report No. 03). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An analysis of Great Britain?s Sure Start local program areas in Rounds 1 to 4 based on fiscal year 2001 to 2002 concerned with Sure Start local program areas locations, comparison of program areas with national norms and other disadvantaged benchmarks, the differences between program areas, and the feasibility of grouping program areas to increase Sure Start local program effectiveness

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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

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Childcare and early years provision: A study of parents' use, views and experience
National Centre for Social Research (Great Britain), 2006
(Research Report No. RR723). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A survey of the child care arrangements, child care costs, barriers to access, and feelings about child care of parents of preschool- and school-aged children in the United Kingdom

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Childcare and early years provision: A study of parents' use, views and experience [Executive summary]
National Centre for Social Research (Great Britain), 2006
(Research Report No. RR723). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a survey of the child care arrangements, child care costs, barriers to access, and feelings about child care of parents of preschool- and school-aged children in the United Kingdom

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Childcare and early years provision: A study of parentsí use, views and experiences
Bryson, Caroline, March 2006
(Research Brief No. RB 723). London, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

Highlights from a study on parentsí utilization and experiences early childhood education and care services, based on data from almost 8,000 parents randomly selected from the Child Benefit records in England

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Childcare: How local markets respond to national initiatives
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, 2004
(Research Report No. RR526). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of local policy interactions in four childcare markets and their progress in attaining access and quality goals outlined by England's National Childcare Strategy

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Childcare: How local markets respond to national initiatives
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, April, 2004
(Research Brief No. RB526). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A discussion of whether the child care market described by the National Childcare Strategy is being created or affected by government intervention in the United Kingdom

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Childcare students and nursery workers: Follow up surveys and in-depth interviews
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, December, 2001
(Research Report No. RR322). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A follow-up study on the mobility in the child care workforce and its influences on child care students and staff in the United Kingdom

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Childcare students and nursery workers: Follow up surveys and in-depth interviews [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, December, 2001
(Research Brief No. RB322). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

Key facts and findings of a follow-up study on the mobility in the child care workforce and its influences on child care students and staff in the United Kingdom

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Childcare workforce surveys 2001: Overview
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, April, 2002
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A series of surveys commissioned by Great Britain?s Department of Education and Skills of employers in five sectors of the child care workforce: childminders, day nurseries, holiday clubs, out-of-school clubs, and playgroups and preschools

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Childminder networks census
BMRB Social Research (Firm), November 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a study of the characteristics of networks for family child care providers run by local governments in the United Kingdom, based on surveys of local officials

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Childminder networks census
BMRB Social Research (Firm), November 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of the characteristics of networks for family child care providers run by local governments in the United Kingdom, based on surveys of local officials

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Children's views on childcare quality
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October, 2003
(Research Brief No. RB482). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study exploring child care quality indicators from childrenís point of view in the United Kingdom

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Children's views on childcare quality
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, 2003
(Research Report No. RR482). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A survey of child views on child care provision, using data from surveys of Early Years Development and Childcare Partnerships (EYDCPs), a review of literature on child care provision in the United Kingdom, and consultations with children who are either disabled, aged 10-13, or from families of minority ethnic backgrounds

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Cost effectiveness of implementing SSLPs: An interim report
Birkbeck College. National Evaluation of Sure Start, February 2006
(Research Report NESS/2006/FR/015). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An examination of the allocation of financial resources for Sure Start local programmes (SSLPs) from the 1999-2000 through the 2003-2004 fiscal year, with a focus on operational expenses and per child expenditures

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Cost effectiveness of implementing SSLPs: An interim report [Executive summary]
Birkbeck College. National Evaluation of Sure Start, February 2006
(Research Report NESS/2006/FR/015). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department of Education and Skills.

A summary of an examination of the allocation of financial resources for Sure Start local programmes (SSLPs) from the 1999-2000 through the 2003-2004 fiscal year, with a focus on operational expenses and per child expenditures

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The costs and benefits of earlier identification and effective intervention
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, January 2004
(Research Brief No. RB505). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A discussion of the background, goals and data requirements of a potential cost-benefit analysis of early detection and intervention programs for children with autism spectrum disorders or at risk of low educational attainment

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The costs and benefits of earlier identification and effective intervention: Final report
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, 2004
(Research Report No. RR505). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A cost-benefit analysis of early detection and intervention programs for children with autism spectrum disorders or at risk of low educational attainment

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The costs and benefits of earlier identification and effective intervention: Final report [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, 2004
(Research Report No. RR505). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of an analysis of the costs and benefits of earlier identification and more effective intervention for children with various special educational needs

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