Smart Start and Preschool Child Care Quality in NC: Change Over Time and Relation to Children's Readiness

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Bryant, D., Maxwell, K., Taylor, K., Poe, M., Peisner-Feinberg, E., & Bernier, K.
March, 2003

This report has three main findings: child care quality has increased in the study sample during the Smart Start years; Smart Start-funded activities were positively related to classroom quality; and quality was positively related to children's outcomes.

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Karen Taylor at 919.966.2559 or karen.taylor@unc.edu
Citation: Bryant, D., Maxwell, K., Taylor, K., Poe, M., Peisner-Feinberg, E., & Bernier, K. (2003). Smart Start and Preschool Child Care Quality in NC: Change Over Time and Relation to Children’s Readiness. Chapel Hill, NC: FPG Child Development Institute.