Charting Progress for Babies in Childcare

Use Subsidy Policies to Promote Stable, Quality Care


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Adams, Gina, Kathleen Snyder, and Jodi R. Sandfort, Getting and Retaining Child Care Assistance: How Policy and Practice Influence Parent's Experiences, Urban Institute, 2002,

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Capizzano, Jeffrey and Gina Adams, Children in Low-Income Families Are Less Likely to be in Center-Based Child Care, Urban Institute, 2003,

Chaudry, Ajay, Putting Children First: How Low-Wage Working Mothers Manage Child Care, 2004.

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