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Minnesota Child Care Choices: Families' employment patterns and child care-related work disruptions

Resource Type: Fact Sheets & Briefs
Author(s): Blasberg, Amy; Forry, Nicole D.; Tout, Kathryn; Carlin, Caroline; Davis, Elizabeth E.; Isner, Tabitha K.;
Date Issued: June, 2011
Publisher(s): Child Trends; University of Minnesota
Description: Findings from a longitudinal study of the child care decision-making processes of low-income families in Minnesota that examine parents' employment experiences and connections between child care and work, based on analyses of three subsamples from a survey of 323 low-income parents with at least one child age 6 or under who have applied for child care assistance or welfare and live in one of seven participating counties that consisted of 136 parents in paid employment, 282 labor force participants, and 102 parents with child care problems
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Funder(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation ; Minnesota Early Learning Foundation
Source: Minneapolis, MN: Child Trends. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from
Topics: Parents & Families > Parent/Family Practices and Structure > Families & Work
Country: United States
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