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GOAL:

To address the current status of national and state efforts to assess the performance of child care and early childhood services, as well as lessons learned from efforts to establish performance measures in other domains of public policy

OBJECTIVES:

    1. To critically assess current and emerging efforts to establish performance measures for child care and early childhood services

    2. To examine performance measurement initiatives in other policy areas

    3. To consider the current status of data sources necessary to the development of child care performance measures

    4. To discuss the practical dimensions of advancing work in this area

9:00–9:10

Link Between Child Care and Early Education Performance Measures

Joan Lombardi, Bush Child Development Center, Yale University

9:10– 9:30

Why Performance Measures for Child Care? What Do We Mean by Performance Measures—Child Performance Measures or Benchmarks or Indicators? Child Care for Whom?

Sharon Lynn Kagan, Bush Child Development Center, Yale University

SESSION I

What Is The Current Status of National and State Efforts to Establish Performance Measures for Child Care and Child Care Policy?



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