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The case for public preschool
Gilliam, Walter S., 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 116-120). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A compilation of select arguments for the placement of public prekindergarten programs in public schools throughout the United States

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Classroom-based intervention as a way to support low-income preschoolers' emotional and behavioral development: Pressing challenges and potential opportunities
Raver, C. Cybele, 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 104-110). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview and summary of a Chicago School Readiness Project experiment on the effects of a teacher training program on both classroom quality and child behavior in Head Start classrooms

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The cognitive/academic emphasis versus the whole child approach: The 50-year debate
Bishop-Josef, Sandra J., 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 83-88). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An account of the alternating external pressures for a focus on either academic skills or broader child development goals throughout the history of Head Start

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Determinants of household participation in Florida's Voluntary Prekindergarten program
Nores, Milagros, December, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A study of the relationship of child and family characteristics, including program awareness, to participation in Florida's publicly funded Voluntary Prekindergarten program, based on a survey of 1,305 randomly selected parents or legal guardians with children aged 4 and 5

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Determinants of household participation in Florida's Voluntary Prekindergarten program [Executive summary]
Nores, Milagros, December, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of a study of the relationship of child and family characteristics, including program awareness, to participation in Florida's publicly funded Voluntary Prekindergarten program, based on a survey of 1,305 randomly selected parents or legal guardians with children aged 4 and 5

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The economic case for targeted preschool programs
Rolnick, Arthur, 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 22-26). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A compilation of economic arguments supporting a targeted approach to public early childhood education focusing on children in need instead of a universal availability approach

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Effectiveness of early educational intervention
Barnett, W. Steven, 19 August, 2011
Science, 333, 975-978

An overview of both longitudinal studies and meta-analyses of the effects of enriched preschool education on long-term cognitive, social, and schooling outcomes, a summary of findings from large-scale high quality public programs designed to replicate the results of small-scale programs, commentary on evaluations of Head Start and Early Head Start, and a discussion of conditions necessary to scale-up successful programs

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The great balancing act: Optimizing core curricula through playful pedagogy
Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy, 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 110-116). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An argument for play-based learning in preschool environments

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The importance of kindergarten-entry academic skills
Duncan, Greg, 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 89-93). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of the differences in later school success of children who attend preschools that focus primarily on academics or on that include significant behavioral, emotional, and social skills components

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New Jersey's Abbott prekindergarten program: A model for the nation
Frede, Ellen, 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 191-196). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview of trends in participation, measurements of academic outcomes, and efforts to improve quality in the public preschool programs of New Jersey's Abbott-designated school districts

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The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues
Zigler, Edward F., 2011
Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

Commentaries on the choices faced by the United States in relation to the country's government-funded public prekindergarten systems, with sections on the issues of intended coverage, academics, quality, and teacher preparation

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Prekindergarten in Oklahoma
Takanishi, Ruby, 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 188-191). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An account of the development of the public prekindergarten system in the state of Oklahoma, and an overview of the research on public preschool's influence on children's academic outcomes in the city of Tulsa

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Preschool programs should be coordinated in the public schools with supports from Head Start and child care
Gilliam, Walter S., 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 120-126). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of potential benefits of increased support for prekindergarten programs in public schools, as well as an acknowledgement of several practical obstacles to increased support for public prekindergarten

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The right policy at the right time: The Pew prekindergarten campaign
Watson, Sara D., 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 9-20). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview of the strategy of Pew Charititable Trust's state-level advocacy campaign to promote universal public prekindergarten

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The state of preschool 2011: State preschool yearbook
Barnett, W. Steven, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An annual review of access to, quality in, and resources devoted to state-funded preschool programs for 3- and 4-year-old children in all 50 states and the District of Columbia during the 2010-2011 program year, based on a survey of administrators of state-funded preschool programs

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The state of preschool 2011: State preschool yearbook: Executive summary
Barnett, W. Steven, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of an annual review of access to, quality in, and resources devoted to state-funded preschool programs for 3- and 4-year-old children in all 50 states and the District of Columbia during the 2010-2011 program year, based on a survey of administrators of state-funded preschool programs

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What should come before preschool: Lessons from Early Head Start
Raikes, Helen, 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 163-169). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview and discussion of the effects of Early Head Start (EHS) on both the socioemotional and cognitive outcomes of children and the choices of their parents, based on the results of both the Educare and the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project studies

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"Who's in the circle?": A study of family participation in Georgia's Pre-K Program
Nores, Milagros, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A study of the relationship of family characteristics to participation in and knowledge of the lottery-funded Georgia Pre-K Program, based on a survey of 1,310 randomly selected parents or legal guardians with children aged 4 and 5

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Why the Child-Parent Center Education Program promotes life-course development
Reynolds, Arthur J., 2011
In E.F. Zigler, W.S. Gilliam, & W.S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-k debates: Current controversies and issues (pp. 144-152). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview of the indicators used to evaluate the effectiveness of the Child-Parent Center Education Program and a discussion of the program's features

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