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Measuring Quality in Family, Friend, and Neighbor Child Care: Conceptual and Practical Issues

Maher, Erin J.

This brief explores challenges in measuring quality in family, friend, and neighbor child care including: parent choice and definitions of quality; concerns with commonly used quality measures originally designed for other settings; quality measurement advances for family, friend, and neighbor care; and testing measures for cultural appropriateness and competency.


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National Center for Children in Poverty
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
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June 14, 2010
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