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Morris Suzann, Smith Linda K., May 2021
Reports & Papers

Little research exists on the role faith-based child care plays for many families in the United States. As COVID-19 impacted child care’s already fragile system, lessons learned from the faith-based community are a valuable asset to understand…

Sloane Kelly, Fontana Jason, Shaw-Amoah Anna, Lapp David, Turner Alyn, June, 2019
Reports & Papers
As the number of jobs that require non-traditional work schedules (evenings, weekends, and overnight) increases, families' need for child care during non-traditional hours has also grown. Yet little is known about the availability of non-traditional…
Sloane Kelly, Fontana Jason, Shaw-Amoah Anna, Lapp David, Turner Alyn, June, 2019
Executive Summary
As the number of jobs that require non-traditional work schedules (evenings, weekends, and overnight) increases, families' need for child care during non-traditional hours has also grown. Yet little is known about the availability of non-traditional…
Moran Della, Lin Joshua, Campbell Ashley, Lapp David, June, 2017
Reports & Papers
Efforts underway to expand access to high-quality child care and pre-K programs in Pennsylvania are aimed at improving school readiness for low-income children and mitigating the wide achievement gaps that plague them in the later grades. In order…
Akiva Tom, Li Junlei, Martin Kelly M., Horner Christy Galletta, McNamara Anne R., June, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background Adult-child relational interactions constitute an essential component of out-of-school-time programs, and training staff to effectively interact with children is key to improving program quality. Efficient staff training, that meets the…
Afterschool Alliance, August, 2016
Reports & Papers
Given the promising role afterschool programs can play in addressing the inequities faced by families living in communities of concentrated poverty, and with the rise in the number of people living in communities of concentrated poverty, this…
Afterschool Alliance, August, 2016
Executive Summary
Given the promising role afterschool programs can play in addressing the inequities faced by families living in communities of concentrated poverty, and with the rise in the number of people living in communities of concentrated poverty, this…
Build Initiative, 2015
Other
This e-book documents selected experiences from the initial implementation of the projects funded through the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge.
Afterschool Alliance, 2014
Reports & Papers
The report looks at children participating in afterschool programs and children missing out on afterschool opportunities. It examines who is in afterschool programs, the types of activities offered in programs, satisfaction with program quality, and…
Afterschool Alliance, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
America After 3PM surveyed parents across the country to examine how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m.--the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work. It highlights the trends in afterschool program…
Bagnato Stephen J., Salaway Jennifer, Suen Hoi K., 2009
Executive Summary
Highlights of a longitudinal study of the influence of participation in Pre-K Counts, a Pennsylvania initiative to improve early education and care quality by increasing prekindergarten partnerships among community-based child care providers and…
Bagnato Stephen J., Salaway Jennifer, Suen Hoi K., 2009
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the influence of participation in Pre-K Counts, a Pennsylvania initiative to improve early education and care quality by increasing prekindergarten partnerships among community-based child care providers and school…
Bagnato Stephen J., Salaway Jennifer, April, 2008
Other
A compilation of longitudinal investigations of early childhood interventions and prevention programs in Pennsylvania from 1989 through 2008
Pre K Counts, March, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Highlights of findings from an outcome evaluation of Pre K Counts, a Pennsylvania initiative to improve early education and care quality by increasing prekindergarten partnerships among community-based child care providers and school districts,…
Bagnato Stephen J., Fevola Antonio, 31 December, 2007
Reports & Papers
Findings from an outcome evaluation of Pre K Counts, a Pennsylvania initiative to improve early education and care quality by increasing prekindergarten partnerships among community-based child care providers and school districts, based on measures…