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Wanzi Muruvi; Anna Powell; Yoonjeon Kim; Abby Copeman Petig; Lea J. E. Austin – Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, 2023
Working with young children is intellectually, emotionally, and physically demanding. These challenges are compounded by the inadequate compensation that characterizes the early care and education (ECE) sector and lack of workplace support such as access to health benefits, retirement plans, and time off (Montoya et al., 2022). The cumulative…
Descriptors: Well Being, Early Childhood Teachers, Child Care, Child Care Centers
Phoebe Harris; Analisa Pines; Zipi Diamond – Child Trends, 2023
Despite the relative increase in early care and education (ECE) investment over recent decades, access to infant and toddler care continues to be a hurdle for countless families across the nation. While access is a multifaceted issue, main contributors include a lack of available slots and the high cost of providing care to infants and toddlers.…
Descriptors: Child Care, Infant Care, Toddlers, State Programs
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Laura E. Wallace; Christine Lippard; Faith M. Molthen; Ji-Young Choi; Heather Rouse – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2024
In March 2020, when public health stay home orders began in order to halt the spread of COVID-19, child care as an industry was drastically and abruptly impacted. This public health emergency highlighted the weaknesses in the child care system in the United States. This study investigated the changes in operations cost, child enrollment and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Federal Aid, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Marilyn Fleer – Research in Science Education, 2024
In recent years, limited research attention has been directed to what happens in science education before the age of 3 years. We present the findings of a study that followed 13 infant-toddlers aged 0.1-2.2 years (mean 1.8 years) and their educators from a childcare centre. Under the conditions of an educational experiment, the results of our…
Descriptors: Science Education, Toddlers, Infants, Early Childhood Education
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De Schauwer, Elisabeth; Vandenbussche, Hanne; Van Hove, Geert – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2023
In Flanders, we are searching to implement inclusion in our educational systems, knowing that we have a strong focus on segregation and specialisation. Parents are often missing in the debate, while they are confronted with experiences of exclusion and discrimination. Our aim was to hear the parents' voices on high-quality childcare for children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Parent Attitudes, Child Care Centers
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Jyotsna Pattnaik; Mary Lopez – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2024
The impact of COVID-19, both in quality and quantity, on the field of early childhood education, ECE is immeasurable. However, as research shows, its impact on family child care (FCC), has been worse than other sectors of ECE. FCC providers worldwide have always perceived their work as a service to families and children, yet FCC homes have not…
Descriptors: Child Care, COVID-19, Pandemics, Child Caregivers
Harmeyer, Erin; Weisenfeld, G. G.; Frede, Ellen – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2023
State-funded preschool is already offered in mixed-delivery settings in most states, meaning that along with public schools, children are also served in settings such as child care centers, Head Start agencies, and private schools. However, just 39% of 4-year-olds and 14% of 3-year-olds were enrolled in publicly-funded programs, such as…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, State Aid, Child Care
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Lattner, Katrin; Strehmel, Petra – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
This article investigates Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus is on ECEC leaders' perceptions of team leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany. The purpose of the study is to increase understanding of the team-related challenges ECEC leaders have been confronted with, how they have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Care Centers
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Alison Hooper; Myae Han; Martha Buell; Rena Hallam – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2023
Onsite, individualized support for early care and education providers has emerged as an effective strategy for supporting quality improvement. We explored how Technical Assistants (TAs) working with family child care (FCC) educators in a voluntary Quality Rating and Improvement System perceive FCC quality and the challenges they face in supporting…
Descriptors: Child Care, Educational Quality, Barriers, Family Environment
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Lisa S. Olive; Rohan M. Telford; Elizabeth Westrupp; Richard D. Telford – Child Development, 2024
This study aimed to determine the effects of the Active Early Learning (AEL) childcare center-based physical activity intervention on early childhood executive function and expressive vocabulary via a randomized controlled trial. Three-hundred-and-fourteen preschool children (134 girls) aged 3-5 years from 15 childcare centers were randomly…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Intervention, Child Development, Executive Function
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van Trijp, Catharina P. J.; Broekhuizen, Martine L.; Moser, Thomas; Barata, M. Clara; Aguiar, Cecília – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2023
Parents play a vital role in identifying children's needs for support and Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) features that support children's well-being. This study examined parental perspectives on features of ECEC that foster young children's well-being under and above the age of 3 years by interviewing 359 parents across nine European…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Care Centers
Schochet, Owen; Li, Ann; Del Grosso, Patricia; Atkins-Burnett, Sally; Porter, Toni; Reid, Natalie; Bromer, Juliet – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2023
In 2019, more than 5 million providers cared for one or more children either in their own home or in a child's home. Home-based child care (HBCC) providers are a varied group that includes listed providers and unlisted providers who do and do not receive payment. HBCC is especially prevalent in communities of color, communities with high…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Caregivers, Family Environment, National Surveys
Carson, Jess; Boege, Sarah – Carsey School of Public Policy, 2023
In this brief, authors Jess Carson and Sarah Boege describe changes in the early childhood education and care landscape of Grafton and Sullivan Counties in New Hampshire and Orange and Windsor Counties in Vermont, collectively known as the Upper Valley. The authors find that the Upper Valley lost 25 regulated child care providers serving children…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Teacher Supply and Demand, Change
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Giordano, Keri; Vega, Vanessa; Gubi, Aaron – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
Suspension and expulsion, typically thought of as discipline practices for high school students, occur at the early childhood level. In fact, 3- and 4-year old children are suspended and expelled from school at a rate three times that of their teenage counterparts (Gilliam, Foundation for Child Development, 2005). In many states, legislation…
Descriptors: Expulsion, Suspension, Child Care, Child Care Centers
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Jindrich, Caitlin; Daniels, Elizabeth; Hanson, Jennifer – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2022
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to identify the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic affected foodservice operations within urban Kansas childcare centers. Methods: Three COVID-19-related questions were added to an online survey of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) participating childcare centers located throughout Kansas.…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Food Service, Urban Areas, COVID-19
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