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A fragile foundation: State child care assistance policies
Schulman, Karen, 2001
Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund. (No longer accessible as of December 7, 2012).

A report on state-level child care assistance policies and changes that have occurred between 1995 and 2001, examining the impact of policies on families' access to care and child care choices.

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Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) report to Congress: Submitted January 2003
United States. Child Care Bureau, 2003
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families.

A report providing various state and federal information regarding the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF)

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Child Care and Development Fund: Monitoring of licensed child care providers
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General, November, 2013
(OEI-07-10-00230). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General.

A study of: the compliance of states' child care licensing and health and safety requirements with federal requirements and standards; states' monitoring of child care providers; and federal monitoring of state licensing and health and safety requirements, based on a survey of licensing and monitoring staff in each state and Washington, DC, on case studies of monitoring efforts in California, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, and Texas, and on a survey of federal staff

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Locked doors: States struggling to meet the child care needs of low-income working families
Adams, Gina, 1998
Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund

A study on the demand for affordable quality childcare in the United States

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Poised for shaping results-based early learning systems: A report on child care resource and referral in the United States
Smith, Linda K., June, 2003
Washington, DC: National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies. (No longer accessible as of September 12, 2012)

A national study of child care resource and referral agencies, including services provided to parents and providers, sources and levels of agency funding, and agency data collecting activities, based on a survey of state child care resource and referral agencies

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Nonstandard work schedules and child care decisions: Evidence from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care
Han, Wen-Jui, 2004
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 19(2), 231-256

A study of the relationship between parents' work schedules and child care arrangements, using longitudinal data collected by the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Early Child Care Research Network

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Who's caring for our children?: A profile of the 2005 workforce in licensed and voluntarily registered centers and homes in South Hampton Roads, Virginia
Schwab, Erin, 2006
Norfolk, VA: Child & Family Services of Eastern Virginia.

A description of characteristics of the child care workforce in the South Hampton Roads area of Virginia, based on a survey of child care providers

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Poverty and patterns of child care
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 1997
In G. J. Duncan & J. Brooks-Gunn (Eds.), Consequences of growing up poor (pp. 100-131). New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

A discussion of infant child care experience, particularly the effects of family characteristics on hours spent in care, family income and poverty status, and whether these can accurately predict patterns of child care

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Child care: Recent state policy changes affecting the availability of assistance for low-income families
United States. General Accounting Office, 2003
(GAO-03-588). Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office.

An examination of state policy developments affecting the availability of child care assistance for low-income families

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Early care and education partnerships: State actions and local lessons
Schilder, Diane, 2003
Newton, MA: Education Development Center, Center for Children and Families.

This report was developed by the Partnership Impact Research Project to learn about the nature of early care and education partnerships and their impact on quality and access to services. The project analyzes qualitative data in an existing database that was collected by the QUILT --Quality In Linking Together: Early Education Partnerships initiative. The project also collects new quantitative and qualitative data from randomly selected child care and Head Start providers in Ohio to study the influence of partnerships on quality and access to services. (author abstract)

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Child care survey results on funding and related policies in the Southern states
Southern Institute on Children and Families, 2004
Columbia, SC: Southern Institute on Children and Families.

Results from a survey of care funding and state-initiated policy changes related to funding shortages in the southern region of the United States

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Child care choices, consumer education, and low-income families
Mitchell, Anne W., 1992
New York: Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty

A policy paper exploring issues surrounding child care choices, consumer advocacy and low-income families

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Collective management of early childhood programs: Approaches that aim to maximize efficiency, help improve quality and stabilize the industry
Stoney, Louise, 2004
Raleigh, NC: Smart Start National Technical Assistance Center.

A report presenting a catalog of collective management approaches currently used by child care services across the United States

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Increasing state investments in early care and education: Lessons learned from advocates and best practices
Annie E. Casey Foundation, Spring 2008
Washington, DC: Voices for America's Children.

A discussion of lessons learned and future guidance resulting from child advocates' successful efforts in 10 states to increase public funding for early care and education programs, based on interviews with representatives of child advocacy organizations

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State policies impacting the participation of young children with medical needs in child care: A policy analysis conducted in connection with a developmental disabilities project of national significance
Fink, Dale Borman, February, 2005
Farmington: University of Connecticut, A. J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.

An analysis of state policies that affect the participation of children with special health care needs child care, based on interviews with child care program providers and state agency representatives

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Learning how to navigate U.S. society with young children: Experiences of immigrant mothers utilizing early childhood care and education
Vesely, Colleen K., 2011
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park

A study of immigrant parents' early childhood care and education (ECCE) preferences, search processes, and experiences, and social capital gains from ECCE, based on field observations and semi-structured interviews with 41 immigrant mothers with children enrolled in early childhood programs in the Washington, DC, area

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Practices and policies: Market rate surveys in states, territories, and tribes
Weber, Roberta B. (Bobbie), May 2007
Corvallis, OR: Oregon Child Care Research Partnership

Findings from a study examining current child care market rate survey methods, practices, and policies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, territories, and tribes, including descriptions of challenges faced by jurisdictions in conducting surveys, and methods of providing study data

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Promoting healthy practices in child care centers: The role of child care resource and referral agencies
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, August, 2011
Arlington, VA: National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.

A study of child care center obesity prevention practices and child care resource and referral agency health-related training and technical assistance offerings, based on a survey of 113 agencies from 29 states

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Regional child care trends: Comparing Georgia to its neighbors
Waits, Lauren, 2001
Atlanta: Georgia State University, Health Policy Center.

A study of Georgia’s child care system and its performance as it compares with the child care systems of neighboring states, especially the extent to which Georgia supports vulnerable children and their families’ ability to procure high quality child care

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Leading the way: Characteristics and early experiences of selected Early Head Start programs: Volume I: Cross-site perspectives
United States. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, December 1999
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families.

A description of the characteristics and early implementation experiences of the 17 research programs participating in the National Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project in fall 1997, with a focus on similarities and differences across programs in the characteristics of the families they serve, their goals and expected outcomes, the services they offer, and their early challenges and successes

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Pathways to quality and full implementation in Early Head Start programs
United States. Administration for Children and Families, 2002
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

A report characterizing the development of Early Head Start programs over the first four years of the program's existence.

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Child care workforce study in metro Richmond, Virginia: A status report on the child care workforce
Voices for Virginia's Children, 2004
Richmond: Voices for Virginia's Children.

A study of child care market rates across metropolitan Richmond, Virginia, including profiles of child care center costs and workforce in terms of income, training, and quality

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Parenting and family influences when children are in child care: Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2002
In Parenting and the child's world: Influences on academic, intellectual, and social-emotional development. Monographs in parenting series (pp. 99-123). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

A study of the relationship between parenting and family influences in understanding preschoolers’ socio-emotional and cognitive development based on data collected from the National Institute for Child Health and Development

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Before Head Start: Income and ethnicity, family characteristics, child care experiences, and child development
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2001
Early Education and Development, 12(4), 545-576

A study of a large sample of three-year-old children relating ethnic background, three levels of family income, family characteristics and experiences in child care to child development

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''A little help to help us along'': Child care and child health insurance for Virginia's children of the working poor
Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service. Institute for Child and Family Policy, 2001
Richmond: Action Alliance for Virginia's Children and Youth.

A study of low income parent experience in attempting to obtain assistance to provide child care and health insurance and the influence of focus groups on representation by state-level child advocacy groups in the State of Virginia

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