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Jacobs Johnson Cleopatra, Thomas Jaime, Boller Kimberly, August, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Research Findings: Many young children spend crucial developmental years in informal, home-based child care (HBCC) settings, but parents and others share concerns about HBCC quality. We applied the ecomap method in a descriptive study of racially…

Zellman Gail L., Karoly Lynn A., Q1 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Available research underscores the value of using data to make and modify the many decisions required to design a child care quality rating and improvement system (QRIS). This paper argues for analyzing existing program data to address key questions…
Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, 2006
Other
Since 2002 DataCONNections has made great strides in elevating the importance of data and research and underscoring how they can affect policy change. This report will highlight the project's major accomplishments as well as the methods used to…
Sakai Laura, Whitebook Marcy, Wishard Alison, Howes Carollee, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A review of the comparability and changes between the original 1980 version and the 1998 revision of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, a measure of global child care quality
Brandon Richard N., Joesch Jutta M., Maher Erin J., 2001
Instruments
Cryer Debby, Burchinal Margaret, 1997
Instruments
Peer Reviewed
Whitebook Marcy, Sakai Laura, Howes Carollee, 1997
Other
An evaluation of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) child care center accreditation process, addressing the degree to which centers seeking NAEYC accreditation improve in overall quality and level of staff quality…
California Afterschool Outcome Measures Project, n.d.
Instruments