Working to Improve the Quality of Care for Young Children in One Community Organization

Anna Hall, Amber Simpson


This study examines a partnership effort between researchers and one community organization to improve child care.  The results of the study indicate that facility changes were made that improved the quality of the physical environment, but that little or no changes were observed in the areas of personal care, adult-child interactions, or peer interactions. Based on the results, the researchers and childcare director extended their partnership in order to continue working together toward making improvements.

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