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For all ACF press inquiries, contact our Media Relations Team. For email inquiries, include your media outlet and the words "Request" or "Inquiry" in the subject line.

Media Relations Team

Kenneth J. Wolfe, Acting Communications Director

Lorri Crowley, Public Affairs Specialist

Patrick Fisher, Public Affairs Specialist

Aimee Hart, Public Affairs Specialist

Phone: (202) 401-9215
Fax: (202) 205-9688
Email: media@acf.hhs.gov

 

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Challenges to Conducting Intensive Studies in Early Care and Education Settings

On avg., it took 5 attempts to reach anyone at a center. On avg., it took 7 total contacts to get the center to agree to participate. We needed to contact 9 to 10 centers to recruit 1 into the study Challenges to Conducting Intensive Studies in Early Care and Education Settings

The Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High Quality Early Care and Education (ECE-ICHQ) study found that reaching a decision maker at a center and obtaining a decision on study participation took significant time and effort.