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Alterable predictors of child well-being in the Chicago Longitudinal Study
Reynolds, Arthur J., 2004
Children and Youth Services Review, 26(1), 1-14

An overview of the major findings from the Chicago Longitudinal Study, including summaries of child well-being indicators and estimated effects of participation in preschool programs

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Building culturally & linguistically competent services to support young children, their families, and school readiness
Hepburn, Kathy Seitzinger, 2004
Baltimore: Annie E. Casey Foundation.

A guide to help communities build culturally and linguistically competent services within preschools to increase the rate of young children's school readiness

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Building a strong foundation for school success: Kentucky's early childhood continuous assessment guide
Kentucky. Department of Education, 2004
Frankfort, KY: Kentucky Department of Education.

A presentation of the framework of the system developed to measure outcomes of programs, supported through Kentucky’s KIDS NOW early childhood initiative, in the areas of assuring maternal and child health, supporting families, enhancing early care and education, and establishing a support structure, with a focus on the development and content of recommended guidelines and practices in screening, diagnostic, classroom/instructional and program evaluation assessment

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Childminder networks census
BMRB Social Research (Firm), November 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a study of the characteristics of networks for family child care providers run by local governments in the United Kingdom, based on surveys of local officials

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Childminder networks census
BMRB Social Research (Firm), November 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of the characteristics of networks for family child care providers run by local governments in the United Kingdom, based on surveys of local officials

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The effects of the Healthy Steps for Young Children Program: Results from observations of parenting and child development
Caughy, Margaret O'Brien, 2004
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 19(4), 611-630

An examination of the effects of the Healthy Steps for Young Children Program (HS) on parent-child interaction and children's socioemotional development

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Evaluation of the extended schools pathfinder projects
Cummings, Colleen, April 2004
(Brief No. RB530). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A presentation of findings from an implementation evaluation of the extended services pathfinder projects, based on a sample of over 200 schools from 25 local education authorities in England

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Evaluation of the extended schools pathfinder projects
Cummings, Colleen, 2004
(Research Report No. 530). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A presentation of findings from an implementation evaluation of the extended services pathfinder projects, based on a sample of over 200 schools from 25 local education authorities in England

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Evaluation of the extended schools pathfinder projects [Executive summary]
Cummings, Colleen, 2004
(Research Report No. 530). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a presentation of findings from an implementation evaluation of the extended services pathfinder projects, based on a sample of over 200 schools from 25 local education authorities in England

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Framing early childhood development: Strategic communications and public preferences
Gilliam, Jr., Franklin D., 2004
(Building State Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Series No. 7). Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, National Center for Infant and Early Childhood Health Policy.

An overview of the role of strategic communications and effect of public preferences in coordinated and integrated comprehensive early childhood programs

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Improving the employability of parents in Sure Start local programmes
Sure Start (Programme), June, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An inquiry into the influence of job training services on the employability of parents in Sure Start local programs (SSLPs), using information from an assessment of 260 families participating in Sure Start programs in England

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Improving school readiness outcomes: Lessons from six communities
Segal, Ann, 2004
Baltimore: Annie E. Casey Foundation.

A study of six local government efforts to develop comprehensive early learning systems to achieve the goal of school readiness

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June 2004 progress report: Toronto First Duty
Toronto First Duty Research and Development Team, 2004
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Toronto First Duty.

A progress report from the evaluation of Toronto First Duty, a multi-site program that integrates child care, early education, and family support services, based on site progress reports, child assessments, staff and parent interviews, and administrative data

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Minnesota Even Start and family literacy: 2002-03 evaluation report
Minnesota. Department of Education, 2004
St. Paul, MN: Wilder Research Center.

Highlights from the Minnesota Even Start and Family Literacy Programs Evaluation Reporting Form for the 2002-03 program year

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National evaluation report: Characteristics of Sure Start local programmes 2001/2: Interim report on characteristics of and changes in Sure Start local programme areas in rounds 1 to 4 and a sample from round 5 between 2000/2001 and 2001/2002
Sure Start (Programme), June, 2004
(Report No. 05). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An investigation into the change in Sure Start local program (SSLP) areas in England from fiscal year 2000 through 2001

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National evaluation summary: Characteristics of Sure Start local programmes - 2001/2
Birkbeck College. National Evaluation of Sure Start, June, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of an overview of Sure Start local programs (SSLPs) for the 2001-2002 year to identify the impact on families in the served areas from the previous year, based on the National Evaluation of Sure Start (NESS) study in England

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A national look at children and families entering early intervention
Scarborough, Anita A., 2004
Exceptional Children, 70(4), 469-483

A longitudinal study of descriptive and explanatory information about children and their families in early intervention, the services they receive, and their outcomes, focusing specifically on characteristics of a nationally representative sample of infants, toddlers and their families as they enter early intervention services

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Preferences and perceptions about getting support expressed by low-income fathers
Summers, Jean Ann, 2004
Fathering, 2(1), 61-82

A survey of fathers of children participating in Early Head Start to determine their perceptions of available supports for enhancing their fathering roles

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Realizing the potential: Final report of the Michigan Full-Day Preschool Program Comparison Study [Executive summary]
Jurkiewicz, Theodore C., 2004
Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Educational Research Foundation.

A summary of findings from a study on the Michigan Full-Day Preschool Program (MFPP), with policy recommendations for the future implementation of full-day programs

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The report of the State Center for Early Childhood Development Advisory Committee on Senate Bill 76: Feasibility of coordinating government-funded child-care programs in a manner that promotes access to child-care programs and results in improved school readiness
Texas. State Center for Early Childhood Development. Advisory Committee, 2004
University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston, Center for Improving the Readiness of Children for Learning and Education.

A discussion of the current state of early care and education programs in Texas, and how to go about improving the quality of such programs to better promote school readiness

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Sure Start local programmes and improving the employability of parents
Birkbeck College. National Evaluation of Sure Start, June, 2004
(Report No. 06). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An inquiry into the influence of job training services on the employability of parents in Sure Start local programs (SSLPs), using information from an assessment of 260 families participating in Sure Start programs in England

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Sure Start local programmes and improving the employability of parents [Executive summary]
Birkbeck College. National Evaluation of Sure Start, June, 2004
(Report No. 06). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of an inquiry into the influence of job training services on the employability of parents in Sure Start local programs (SSLPs), using information from an assessment of 260 families participating in Sure Start programs in England

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Third national Even Start evaluation: Follow-up findings from the experimental design study
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2004
(NCEE 2005-3002). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.

A randomized controlled impact analysis of follow-up data collected from families that participated in the Experimental Design Study portion of the third national Even Start evaluation

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Understanding integrated mental health services in Head Start: Staff perspectives on mental health consultation
Green, Beth L., 2004
NHSA Dialog, 7(1), 35-60

A study of the perceptions of Head Start directors and staff regarding the link between well integrated mental health consultants in service delivery and program management, and level of general program functioning and staff expertise

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