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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…

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…

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…

Burroughs Nathan A., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The partnership will examine the impact of policy change on the access to quality child care for disadvantaged families in Michigan. The research design includes understanding the efficacy of subsidy policy on the quality of provider and…

Fishman Mike, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), this project aims to produce early findings about how the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and…

Lane Abby, Osborne Cynthia, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This mixed-methods study seeks to deepen our understanding of the implications of nonstandard work schedules (i.e., non-weekday schedules) for work-family balance. The three papers of this dissertation aim to increase our understanding of: (1) the…
Bumgarner Erin, Lopez Michael, Grindal Todd, Kagan Sharon Lynn, Sabol Terri J., Gennetian Lisa A., 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study, The market for quality child care: Supply, demand and quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS), will draw on several data sources, including the National Survey of Early Care & Education (NSECE), to explore whether QRIS are…
Rao Vasanthi, Knopf Herman T., Tester Diana, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The goal of this project is to inform our understanding of state subsidy policies, practices, and procedures that are associated with the accessibility and availability of high quality child care for subsidy eligible children at the local and…
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…
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…
Lim Youngok, Cochran Moncrieff M., Peters H. Elizabeth, 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An assessment of whether publicly available information about quality influences parents' child care choices, with an investigation of what types of providers are likely to participate in evaluations to assess child care quality, and how the results…
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…
Laughlin Lynda L., Press Julie E., 2004
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the role of contextual variables in mothers' child care choices, through an identification of how child care decisions are shaped by race/ethnicity, class, and community contexts, using quantitative data from the Philadelphia…
Warner Mildred, 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project for the development and dissemination of regional economic models to examine how the child care industry affects economic development in States and local communities, and a set of analytic tools to assist States and localities in measuring…