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ERIC Number: ED492625
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
Reference Count: 5
National Household Education Surveys Program of 2005. Initial Results from the 2005 NHES Early Childhood Program Participation Survey. E.D. TAB. NCES 2006-075
Iruka, I. U.; Carver, P. R.
National Center for Education Statistics
This report presents selected data on the nonparental care arrangements and educational programs of preschool children, consisting of care by relatives, care by persons to whom they were not related, and participation in day care centers and preschool programs including Head Start or Early Head Start. It focuses on children under age 6 who have not yet entered kindergarten. For example, the report shows that 60 percent of such children were in some type of nonparental care arrangement on a weekly basis in 2005. The data are drawn from the Early Childhood Program Participation Survey (ECPP) of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES:2005). The following are appended: (1) Survey Methodology and Data Reliability; and (2) Glossary. (Contains 33 tables and 3 footnotes.)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Child Care Centers, Preschool Children, Young Children, Child Care, National Surveys, Data Collection, Early Childhood Education, Statistical Data
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Household Education Survey
IES Funded: Yes
IES Publication: http://ies.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006075