Evaluating Head Start: A recommended framework for studying the impact of the Head Start program [Executive summary]
United States. Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation, 1999
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A summary of the framework used to evaluate Head Start's effectiveness in terms of low income children's school readiness as well as examining the circumstances and children with which the program works best
Evaluation of the New York City Beacons: Summary of phase I findings
Warren, Constancia, 1999
New York: Academy for Educational Development.
Findings of an evaluation of the New York City Beacons initiative, a model of school-community-family partnerships initiated in 1991 in community centers located in public school buildings, offering a range of activities and services to participants of all ages, before and after school, in the evenings, and on the weekend
Head Start, TANF, and child care needs assessments [Executive summary]
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Evaluation and Inspections, 1999
(OEI-05-98-00540). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General.
A description of efforts to assess family needs and provide support services to low-income families receiving Head Start, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) subsidies
Impact of Georgia's pre-k program on kindergarten through third grade teachers [Executive summary]
Opfer, V. Darleen, 1999
Atlanta, GA: Council for School Performance.
A summary of an examination of the implications of the publicly funded Prekindergarten (Pre-K) program in Georgia for teachers of children in kindergarten through third grade, based on a survey of 295 teachers regarding their beliefs about the Pre-K program and its impact on students, and their own instructional beliefs and practices
Qualities of caring: Good practices in infant and toddler group care [Executive summary]
O'Gara, Chloe, 1999
(Report No. 22924). Washington, DC: World Bank Human Development Network, Early Childhood Development.
A description of programs delivering quality group care with limited resources in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru, the Philippines, and Venezuela
Seeds of success: State prekindergarten initiatives 1998-1999: Executive summary
Blank, Helen, 1999
Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund.
The executive summary of a report that examines prekindergarten initiatives across different states in order to assess the quality of prekindergarten, the accessibility of prekindergarten, and the way in which prekindergarten initiatives are integrated with other early childhood programs.