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Schilder Diane, 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Our study will produce policy-relevant information for the Office of Child Care and state child care administrators that describes parents’ preferences and use of NTH care and the factors that affect preferences and use. The NTH Study will also…

Carr Tara, Ward Dianne Stanton, 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This study’s research questions will address significant research gaps in the literature: (1) Is the Infant Feeding Styles Questionnaire (IFSQ) valid for use with infant and toddler childcare providers? (2) What are the factors associated with…

Melvin Samantha A., Kagan Sharon Lynn, 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

(1) What components of quality FCC providers think are most important in their programs? (2) How are these components mis/aligned with QRIS standards? (3) How does this mis/alignment relate to providers’ engagement and retention in the field? The…

Nicholson Juliann, Ha Yoonsook, 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This dissertation study draws from attachment theory and the risk and resilience model to conceptualize the potential benefits of stable, quality child care for children exposed to IPV. It also utilizes the social ecological framework and social…

Fabes Richard A., 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The purpose of this research is to examine the prevalence, disparities, and factors associated with the use of exclusionary discipline in U.S. public school-affiliated preschool programs. We plan to do this by conducting secondary data analyses…

Tang Jing, Hallam Rena A., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The proposed project is a mixed methods study that seeks to increase the understanding of the search strategies that parents use to make early care and education (ECE) decisions. Most children under age 5 receive non-parental child care on a regular…
Borowsky Jonathan, Davis Elizabeth E., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This project addresses three major research questions, each focused on families receiving child care subsidies: First, what is the effect of Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) ratings on choice of provider? Second, what is the effect of…

Healy Olivia, Sabol Terri J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

My research focuses on Illinois' public pre-K initiative that began in 2007 and was geared toward low-income and academically at-risk 3- and 4-year-olds. I examine the quantity, price and quality of the overall set of child care options available…

Riser Danielle, Hallam Rena A., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Child care provides an essential service to many families by allowing parents to participate in the workforce and helping their children develop in a nurturing environment. However, families who have young children with disabilities have…

Isaacs Julia B., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Child Care Research and Evaluation Capacity Building Center (Center) will assess and build the research and evaluation capacities of State, Territory, and Tribal CCDF Lead Agencies. The Center will engage with stakeholders in planning activities…
Tout Kathryn, Davis Elizabeth E., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The purpose of the Minnesota Research Partnership is to address the challenges of access to early care and education (ECE) in Minnesota through an established research partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), Child…

Hebbeler Kathleen, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

SRI International and the California Department of Education are conducting a mixed-methods study of the inclusion of children with disabilities under age 5 in subsidized child care in California. The four project objectives are to (1) describe…

Sandstrom Heather, Greenberg Erica, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The Urban Institute will partner with the District of Columbia’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) Division of Early Learning (DEL) on Project ASQC. The partnership study will address the pressing need for research on the…

Goerge Robert, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This partnership’s central goals are building evidence to inform the design, implementation, and evaluation of new policies and programs intended to increase families’ access to high quality child care and expand the amount of high quality child…

Halle Tamara, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This four-year project is a partnership between Child Trends and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Division of Early Childhood, which is the Lead Agency administering Maryland’s Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program and…