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Cascio Elizabeth U., Winter 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A search for associations between the availability of publicly-subsidized early education for kindergarten-age children and the labor market participation of single mothers whose youngest children were 5- or 6-years old, based on an analysis of…
van Gameren Edwin, Ooms Ingrid, December 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An econometric study of the relationship between attitudes towards both child care and labor force participation and the decision both to participate in the labor force and to use paid child care, based data from a subsample of mothers with…
Baizan Pau, December, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A demographic study of the relationship between fertility decisions and availability of formal child care for children in different regions and contexts in Spain, based on sample data from over 4000 women between 16- and 42-years-old from the…
East Patricia, Weisner Thomas S., Slonim Ashley, December 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between hours of care for thier adolescent sister's children and gender, ethnicity, and family backgrounds in a sample of 132 Latino and African American youth and a second examination of the relationship between…
Krapf Sandra, December 2009
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the effect of child care supply, in conjunction with attitudes towards family structure, on individual childbearing decisions, based on national survey data from 2001 to 2003
Marcos Cristina Borra, Palma Luis, December, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An econometric study of the relationship between families' child care choices and the relative prices of various types of care, families' economic resources, changes in family needs as children grow, and availability of care, based on a survey of 1,…
Boyer Wanda, December 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of early childhood teachers' knowledge of children's socioemotional development and self-regulation, and a discussion of way to collaborate with parents to share such knowledge
Skwarchuk Sheri-Lynn, December, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between parental involvement in early numeracy experiences and home activities and preschooler's numeracy knowledge based on data collected from 25 participant children and their parents attending a university…
Calamusa Giuseppe, Valenti Rosalia Maria, Guida Ivana, Mammina Caterina, December, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

An investigation of the knowledge and self-reported practices about powdered infant formula handling from the questionnaire responses of parents and child care workers in the 24 municipal child care centers in Palermo, Italy

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (U.S.), December 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of an evaluation of the services provided by the National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC), based on client feedback and satisfaction surveys collected from October 2006 through September 2009
Howes Carollee, Wishard Guerra Alison G., November 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal exploration of attachment relationships between caregivers and children in families of Mexian heritage, based on a subsample of 83 children and their mothers who participated in a larger study and self-identified themselves as being…
Copeland Kristen A., Sherman Susan N., Kendeigh Cassandra A., Saelens Brian E., Kalkwarf Heidi J., November, 2009
Reports & Papers
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A qualitative study of problems related to the clothing and jewelry worn by young children that hinders the outdoor vigorous physical activity in child care centers, and an examination of the tensions between parents and child care staff that…

Bigras Nathalie, Lemay Lise, Tremblay Melissa, Brunson Liesette, November, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of an inquiry into the relationship between child care quality, and family characteristics during a child's first year, and children's development at age 36 months
Dearing Eric, Wimer Christopher, Simpkins Sandra, Lund Terese, Bouffard Suzanne, Caronongan Pia, Kreider Holly, Weiss Heather B., November/December 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the role of children's neighborhood and home environments in the link between income disparities and participation rates in activities outside of elementary school, based on data collected from 1,420 children as part of the Panel…
Chazan-Cohen Rachel, Raikes Helen, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Ayoub Catherine, Pan Barbara A., Kisker Ellen Eliason, Roggman Lori A., Fuligni Allison Sidle, November, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the association of both home environment and parental support of play measured at 14 months and school readiness skills measured at kindergarten and a study of the association between parenting changes during the first 5 years of life and…