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Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
National Governors' Association, 2005
Washington, DC: National Governors' Association.

A discussion of the actions that governors and states can take to support families, schools, and communities in their efforts to ensure that all children start school ready to reach their full potential

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Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness: Executive summary
National Governors' Association, 2005
Washington, DC: National Governors Association

A discussion of the actions that governors and states can take to support families, schools, and communities in their efforts to ensure that all children start school ready to reach their full potential

Executive Summary


Building the foundation for bright futures: A governor's guide to school readiness
National Governors' Association. Center for Best Practices, 2005
Washington, DC: National Governors' Association, Center for Best Practices.

A discussion of the definition of school readiness and the issues and steps involved in making and implementing state school readiness policies

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Child care/Head Start partnership study: Final report
Schilder, Diane, 2005
Newton, MA: Education Development Center, Center for Children and Families.

A report of a longitudinal study of Ohio child care centers that examined the nature and benefits of partnerships with Head Start agencies and analyzed the differences between partnering and comparison centers through surveys of directors, teachers and parents

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Child care/Head Start partnership study: Final report [Executive Summary]
Schilder, Diane, 2005
Newton, MA: Education Development Center, Center for Children and Families.

Summary of a report of a longitudinal study of Ohio child care centers that examined the nature and benefits of partnerships with Head Start agencies and analyzed the differences between partnering and comparison centers through surveys of directors, teachers and parents

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Developing child-care provision in England and Germany: Problems of governance
Evers, Adalbert, 2005
Journal of European Social Policy, 15(3), 195-209

A comparison of national and local child care policy in England and Germany, with a focus on differences in the operation of the mixed economy of child care in each country

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Early childhood education: Improvement through integration: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education Reform of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First session, April 21, 2005
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Education Reform, 2005
(Serial No. 109-9). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

An examination by the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Education Reform of the Committee on Education and the Workforce discussing the removal of barriers that may impede the successful integration of the Head Start program with other programs that serve to prepare disadvantaged children for success

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Early childhood intervention: Possibilities and prospects for professionals, families and children
Carpenter, Barry, 2005
British Journal of Special Education, 32(4), 176-183

A proposal for the creation of a national early childhood intervention platform in England through the consolidation of existing separate initiatives

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The economic impact of the child care industry in Ventura County [Executive summary]
Ventura County (Calif.). Human Services Agency, January 2005
Oakland, CA: National Economic Development and Law Center.

A summary of an analysis of the economic impact of the Ventura County, California, child care and early education industry in terms of its employment and gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting other industries and labor force participation

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Eliminating quality standards and local control of Head Start threaten Delaware's public safety
van der Does, Louise, 2005
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

Research advocating the role of local authorities and quality standards in Head Start program administration

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The financing of California's after school programs: Preparing for implementation of Proposition 49
Naughton, Sandra, 2005
Oakland, CA: Children Now.

A proposal of financial groundwork for California after-school programs in preparation for the implementation of the program funding increases of Proposition 49

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The financing of California's after school programs: Preparing for implementation of Proposition 49: Executive summary
Naughton, Sandra, 2005
Oakland, CA: Children Now.

A summary of a proposal of financial groundwork for California after school programs in preparation for the implementation of the program funding increases of Proposition 49

Executive Summary


First 5 California preschool case studies: Implications for Preschool for All (PFA)
First 5 California, September, 2005
Menlo Park, CA: SRI International.

Recommendations to policymakers for the development and implementation of universal prekindergarten in California

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John Kingdon's theory at the state level: A look at preschool for all in Illinois and California
Kelly, Branden, 2005
(CROCUS Working Paper No. 5). Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Center for Research on Children in the United States.

A discussion of John Kingdon's federal political theory in the contexts of statewide child care access in Illinois and universal prekindergarten in California

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Mississippi Child Care Development Fund: Program implementation evaluation and impact analysis
Wiseman, William M., 07 January, 2005
Mississippi State: John C. Stennis Institute of Government.

An implementation and impact evaluation of Mississippi's system for distributing its federal Child Care and Development Fund funding

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North Carolina early childhood systems study
Russell, Sue, 2005
Chapel Hill, NC: Child Care Services Association.

An action plan for the North Carolina child care and early education system, based on an examination and assessment of policies and laws

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Pre-k and politics 2005
Pre-K Now (Washington, D.C.), 2005
Washington, DC: Pre-K Now.

An overview and assessment of state prekindergarten policy developments in 2005, based on a "barometer" of conditions that measures the favorability of the state policy climate to prekindergarten issues

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School readiness programs II: Next steps in the evolution of early learning
Florida. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Commerce and Consumer Services, 2005
(The Florida Senate Interim Project Report 2005-112). Tallahassee: Florida Senate.

A follow-up study of the implementation of the School Readiness Act in Florida

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Statement of Marnie S. Shaul
Shaul, Marnie, 2005
In Financial accountability in the Head Start early childhood program: Hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives. 109th Cong., 1st Sess.

A discussion of the financial risks associated with the Head Start program

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The Texas plan: A statewide early education and development system (Texas SEEDS): Research, policies, and strategies: 2nd edition
Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition, May, 2005
(2nd ed.). Austin: Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition.

A presentation of a framework for a high-quality, comprehensive system of early childhood education and care services for children aged birth through 5 years old in Texas

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The Texas plan: A statewide early education and development system (Texas SEEDS): Research, policies, and strategies: 2nd edition [Executive summary]
Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition, May, 2005
(2nd ed.). Austin, TX: Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition.

A summary of a presentation of a framework for a high-quality, comprehensive system of early childhood education and care services for children aged birth through 5 years old in Texas

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Washington State Child Care Career and Wage Ladder (CWL): Post CWL evaluation report
Washington (State). Department of Social and Health Services, 2005
Olympia: Washington State, Department of Social and Health Services.

An exploration of the status of the early childhood workforce in the wake of the end of the Washington State Child Care Career and Wage Ladder Pilot Program, based on information gathered through surveys, telephone interviews, and observations of 137 centers in Washington State

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What are Action Plans and who develops them?
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada, December 2005
(Child Care Policy: Making the Connections Fact Sheet No. 3). Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada.

A description of the information to be found in the "Action Plans" documents produced by each Canadian province and territory outlining their unique 5 year plans for using federal funds to meet their child care objectives

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