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Challenges and solutions to conducting intensive studies in early care and education settings

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Lyskawa, Julia; Kirby, Gretchen; Caronongan, Pia; Kelly, Annalee; Burwick, Andrew;
Date Issued: August, 2020
Publisher(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Description: The Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High Quality Early Care and Education (ECE-ICHQ) project, funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, recruited and collected data from ECE centers as part of a five-year measures development project. This brief presents lessons learned from the ECE-ICHQ project that could prove useful in addressing challenges when conducting qualitative research, cost analysis, and self-reported data collection with staff in center-based settings. (author abstract)
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Funder(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Source: (OPRE Report No. 2020-96). U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
Note: The project officers are Meryl Barofsky and Ivelisse Martinez-Beck. The contractor is Mathematica. The project director is Gretchen Kirby.
Topics: Research & Evaluation Methods > Evaluation Methods > Implementation Evaluation

Research & Evaluation Methods > Research Methods > Data Collection

Child Care & Early Education Providers/Organizations > Provider Type/Setting > Center-Based Child Care & Early Education
Country: United States
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