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Child care decision-making: Emerging findings and policy implications

Resource Type: Multimedia
Presenter(s): Forry, Nicole D.; Vesely, Colleen K.; Sandstrom, Heather; Wheatley, Ellen;
Date Issued: 18 February, 2014
Producer(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation; Child Care & Early Education Research Connections; Child Trends; BLH Technologies
Description: Many factors influence parents' child care decision-making process and choices. Based on the recently-published Child Care Decision-Making Literature Review sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation and produced by Child Trends and co-authors from George Mason University and the Urban Institute, presenters during this webinar highlight key findings, policies, and research related to parents' process, preferences, and priorities in making child care decisions, and constraints and facilitators to selecting preferred care arrangements for families, with a special emphasis on immigrant families and families of children with special needs.

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