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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and using safe sleeping practices. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on…
U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Kids In Danger, August, 2019
Reports & Papers
Between June 20th and July 10th, U.S. PIRG and Kids In Danger (KID) contacted more than 600 child care facilities through email and phone about whether they were using the recalled sleepers in their child care facility. One in 10 of the 376 survey…
Grossman Elyse R., McDonald Eileen M., Gielen Andrea Carlson, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, July, 2019
Other
Peer Reviewed
Unintentional injuries are currently the leading cause of death among US children older than one. As many children spend significant time in non-parental child care, these injuries often occur outside of the home. This study examined US state early…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and using safe…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, August, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet examines federal requirements and standards pertaining to safe sleep practices for all providers that receive payment from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). Examples are provided from several states that already have…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report, one in a series of reports on contemporary issues in licensing, focuses on practices and policies pertaining to reporting, tracking, and responding to serious incidents in child care. Data from national and state sources, while limited…
Health and Safety Regulatory Workgroup, September, 2012
Other
A review of child care health and safety regulations in California was conducted as part of a Department of Defense Military Child Care Initiative administered by Child Care Aware(R) of America, formerly the National Association of Child Care…
Anderson Kristen, Dektar Ellen, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of planning considerations to promote the development of child care services within communities
Low Income Investment Fund, February, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of issues related to child care facilities development and funding in California, based on a survey of 181 child care resource and referral agencies and local child care planning councils
Low Income Investment Fund, February, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of issues related to child care facilities development and funding in California, based on a survey of 181 child care resource and referral agencies and local child care planning councils
Arlington County (Va.). Arlington Economic Development, January, 2010
Reports & Papers
An examination of the role of child care availability in the economic development of Arlington, Virginia, and policy recommendations for the county to both support the child care needs of local businesses and allow for the opening of child care…
Arlington County (Va.). Arlington Economic Development, January, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the role of child care availability in the economic development of Arlington, Virginia, and policy recommendations for the county to both support the child care needs of local businesses and allow for the opening of…
Moon Jennifer, Calabrese Trisha, Moon Jennifer, October, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effectiveness of a curriculum and train-the-trainer model of child care providers? policies with regards to safe infant sleep care to prevent sudden infant death syndrome in 264 programs with 1,212 providers caring for 1,993 infants
Schwebel David C., Brezausek Carl M., Belsky Jay, March 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the impact of quantity and quality of child care programs on young children's risk for unintentional injury using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care
Moon Rachel Y., Sprague Bruce M., Patel Kantilal M., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A retrospective study of all cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) occurring in one year, comparing the deaths that occurred in child care environments with the deaths that occurred during parental care