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Chaudry Ajay, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project explores the ways in which low-income, vulnerable families choose child care. The goal is to identify the family characteristics and contextual factors that expand or limit child care choices. The three-year project takes place in…
Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The goal of this project is to examine associations among parental preferences for child care, parents' perceptions of care quality, subsidy policies, and the care arrangements that low-income working families in New York City use for their young…
Schilder Diane, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study is designed to address questions about the association between prekindergarten (preK) expansion and the supply and quality of child care for low-income families. We are conducting a longitudinal investigation to identify changes in the…
Castro Dina Carmela, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study is to increase knowledge about child care needs and utilization among Latino low-income working families living in North Carolina, one of the states in the South with the fastest Latino population growth in the last two…
Ward Helen D., Atkins Julie A., Oldham Erin, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Despite the significant benefits quality ECE programs offer to immigrant and refugee children, their rates of enrollment are significantly lower than for comparable children of U.S.-born parents (Matthews & Ewen,2006; Capps, et al, 2005; Brandon…
Tout Kathryn, Davis Elizabeth E., Carlin Caroline, Susman-Stillman Amy R., Forry Nicole D., 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study builds on an existing evaluation of a pilot quality rating system (QRS) by examining how low-income families in Minnesota make child care decisions. It explores how families navigate the complex array of child care settings, financial…
Marshall Nancy L., Robeson Wendy Wagner, Roberts Joanne, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study examined the child care needs of low-income working families and the impact of child care subsidies. The research questions include: (1) What types of care do families receiving subsidies choose?; (2) What is the quality of the care in…
Montes Guillermo, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The goal of this study is to examine associations between childhood behavior problems and the stability of child care and employment among working families. Particular attention is paid to autism and childhood behavior problems that may go…
Schilder Diane, 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A three-year investigation of the relationship between Child Care/Head Start partnerships, observed quality, and children's school readiness, conducted in Ohio by the Education Development Center (EDC). The research expands on an existing study to…
Goldman Barbara S., 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project led by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC), in conjunction with collaborators from the University of Texas at Austin, examining the relationship between center- and home-based care settings and the development of low…
Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Pratt Clara C., 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of how well market rate surveys assess the price of care in various types of communities, what methods validate market rate survey findings, and the effects of child care subsidies on the larger child care market. Multiple data…
Goerge Robert, 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An analysis of subsidy use and employment and welfare outcomes among all low income families in Illinois, Maryland, and Texas, with a focus on: (1) building individual-level linked administrative data from Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF),…
Rous Beth, 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study building on the current evaluation of the state KIDS NOW Initiative by conducting research investigating the degree to which a statewide unified professional development system impacts the educational level of early care and education…
Gable Sara, 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An assessment of the impact of Missouri's Workforce Incentive Project (WIN) on workforce development and child care quality. Using data already collected as part of the 4-year evaluation of the WIN program, this project extends the data analyses…
Raikes Helen, 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study that undertakes four tasks: (1) piloting and validating four linked state child care Quality Rating Systems (QRS); (2) identifying what training providers at different levels in the QRS select; (3) measuring the effects of training on child…