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Title:  Initial Results From the 2005 NHES Early Childhood Program Participation Survey
Description: This report presents selected data on the nonparental care arrangements and educational programs of preschool children, consisting of care by relatives, care by persons to whom they were not related, and participation in day care centers and preschool programs including Head Start or Early Head Start. It focuses on children under age 6 who have not yet entered kindergarten. For example, the report shows that 60 percent of such children were in some type of nonparental care arrangement on a weekly basis in 2005. The data are drawn from the Early Childhood Program Participation Survey (ECPP) of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES:2005).
Online Availability:
Cover Date: May 2006
Web Release: May 11, 2006
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2006075
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Iruka, I. U., and Carver, P. R.
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: National Household Education Survey (NHES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Chris Chapman.
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