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Resources by Topic: Child care

Child Care Subsidies Critical for Low-Income Families Amid Rising Child Care Expenses
Examines changes in child care expenditures from 2005 to 2011 with comparisons between nonmetropolitan and metropolitan residents. Addresses differences in monthly income spent on child care for different income groups and for mothers in poverty and discusses the policy implications.
Author(s): Kristin Smith, Nicholas Adams
Date: 2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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An Interview with Barb Fabre
An interview with Barb Fabre, an enrolled member of the Ojibwa Nation in Minnesota and director for the White Earth Child Care program, who describes life on the reservation, and the unique challenges facing childcare providers there.
Author(s): Beth Blevins
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Kansas City, MO, June 18-20, 2012
Provides a summary of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services' (NACRHHS) 71st meeting, which included discussions on the following topics: health reform, services for the elderly, rural hospitals and infrastructure, frontier demonstration projects, child care, and Head Start.
Date: 06/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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The Health and Well-Being of Children in Rural Areas: A Portrait of the Nation 2007
Analyzes data from the National Survey of Children's Health to describe the health status, healthcare utilization, activities, and family and community environments experienced by children in rural and urban areas.
Date: 09/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Afternoons ROCK for Indiana Teenagers
Highlights the ROCK after-school program in communities throughout Indiana. The program teaches youth about social and media influences, conflict resolution and refusal/resistance skills, gang and violence prevention, avoidance of gambling, and structuring their leisure time to be free of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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A Comparison of Regulated Child Care in Rural and Urban Pennsylvania
Provides a comparison of regulated child care in rural and urban counties in Pennsylvania.
Author(s): Elizabeth E. Manlove, Margaret S. Benson, Martha J. Strickland, Richard J. Fiene
Date: 05/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
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Rural Early Childhood Health Promotion Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities develop early childhood health promotion programs. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Social Determinants of Health for Rural People Topic Guide
Information, resources, and frequently asked questions regarding health inequities that rural residents experience, related to a variety of factors that make up the social determinants of health.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Louisiana KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by parish.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Montana KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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