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Great Britain. Office for Standards in Education (England), December 06, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of 45 child care centers in the United Kingdom to determine their effectiveness during the first hour of the day
Linebarger Deborah L., Taylor-Piotrowski Jessica L., 05 December, 2005
Reports & Papers
An inquiry into the influence of exposure to Bark Park Place on parents? reading practices with children, based on home visits with 13 families from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Kansas City, Missouri
Yin Zenong, Gutin Bernard, Johnson Maribeth H., Hanes, Jr. John, Moore Justin B., Cavnar Marlo, Thornburg Janet, Moore Donna, Barbeau Paule, December, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: To test the hypothesis that third grade children (mean age = 8.7, SD = 0.5) who attended an 8-month after-school program would exhibit favorable changes in body composition, cardiovascular fitness, blood pressure, total cholesterol, and…
United States. Child Care Bureau, December, 2005
Meeting Summary
A summary of the proceedings of a meeting in Washington, DC on December 5-6, 2005, for the purpose of advising on a study of how states currently conduct market rate surveys, methods to validate market rate survey findings, and the effects of child…
United States. Department of Education. Policy and Program Studies Service, December, 2005
Reports & Papers
An examination of the extent to which state kindergarten through third grade (K-3) reading standards and assessments address five components essential to effective reading instruction (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text…
Rice Cynthia, McLaughlin Jill, Winter 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of findings, an identification of policy issues, and a list of recommendations concerning a study of the preschool teacher education system in New Jersey
Huang Denise, Kim Kyung Sung, Marshall Anne, Perez Patricia, December, 2005
Reports & Papers
A comparison of the dropout rates of participants and non-participants in the LA's BEST after school program in the Los Angeles Unified School District
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada, December, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of federal child care funds made available to the province of New Brunswick, Canada in 2005/6 through Federal Provincial Territorial (FPT) agreements
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada, December, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs

A summary of federal child care funds made available to the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada in 2005/6 through Federal Provincial Territorial (FPT) agreements

Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada, December, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A description of the information to be found in the "Action Plans" documents produced by each Canadian province and territory outlining their unique 5 year plans for using federal funds to meet their child care objectives
Baker Michael, Gruber Jonathan, Milligan Kevin, December, 2005
Reports & Papers
The growing labor force participation of women with small children in both the U.S. and Canada has led to calls for increased public financing for childcare. The optimality of public financing depends on a host of factors, such as the "crowd-out" of…
Bailey, Jr. Donald B., Hebbeler Kathleen, Spiker Donna, Scarborough Anita A., Mallik Sangeeta, Nelson Lauren, December 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An interview-based investigation using nationally representative data to examine the outcomes of families with children with special needs who participated in early intervention programs
Hammer Carol Scheffner, Nimmo Diane, Cohen Risa, Draheim Heather C., Johnson Amy A., December 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study examining and comparing the interaction styles between African American and Puerto Rican mothers and their Head Start children during shared book reading
Morgan Anne, December 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of shared book reading interactions between low income mothers and their three-year-old children in the United Kingdom to examine the mothers' beliefs in terms of the importance of reading and the amount of shared book reading…
Lawrence Sharmila, Kreader J. Lee, December, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of associations among family characteristics, child care arrangements and the use of child care subsidies