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2007 California child care portfolio
California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, 2007
San Francisco: California Child Care Resource and Referral Network. (No longer accessible as of January 18, 2013).

An overview of child care supply, demand, and costs in California and its counties in 2006

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Buenos principios: Latino children in the earliest years of life
Calderon, Miriam E., 2007
Washington, DC: National Council of La Raza.

An overview of demographic and school readiness characteristics of the Latino infant and toddler population in the United States, with an examination of four federally-funded early childhood education programs that address Latino families' early childhood needs

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Buenos principios: Latino children in the earliest years of life [Executive summary]
Calderon, Miriam E., 2007
Washington, DC: National Council of La Raza.

A summary of an overview of demographic and school readiness characteristics of the Latino infant and toddler population in the United States, with an examination of four federally-funded early childhood education programs that address Latino families' early childhood needs

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Chutes or ladders?: Creating support services to help early childhood students succeed in higher education
Dukakis, Kara, 2007
Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment.

An exploration of efforts in California to support nontraditional students enrolled in higher education early childhood education programs

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Classroom quality and time allocation in Tulsa's early childhood programs
Phillips, Deborah A., March 30, 2007
(CROCUS Working Paper No. 9). Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston.

A study comparing classroom time spent on instruction, instructional quality, and predictors of quality in publicly-funded universal prekindergarten programs with Head Start programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma, based on classroom observations and teacher surveys

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Depressive symptoms in young adults: The influences of the early home environment and early educational child care
McLaughlin, Andrea E., May/June 2007
Child Development, 78(3), 746-756

An examination of the relationship among depressive symptoms in young adults, quality of early home environment and early educational child care using adults from the age-21 longitudinal follow up of participants in the Abecedarian study

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Dollars and sense: A review of economic analyses of pre-k
Wat, Albert, May, 2007
Washington, DC: Pre-K Now.

A review of studies that analyze the economic costs and benefits of investing in prekindergarten programs, particularly focusing on the policy-relevant features of the studies

Literature Review


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Early care and education in the Golden State: Publicly funded programs serving California's preschool-age children
Karoly, Lynn A., 2007
(TR-538-PF/WKKF/PEW/NIEER/WCJVSF/LAUP). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

The second component of a multicomponent study of preschool education in California, which focuses on features of the state's publicly funded early childhood education programs including their funding sources, eligibility requirements, enrollment, requirements for service delivery, reimbursement mechanisms, and inefficiencies, based on administrative and publicly available data, interviews with key informants, and county case studies of Los Angeles, Merced, San Diego, and San Mateo Counties

Reports & Papers


Early care and education in the Golden State: Publicly funded programs serving California's preschool-age children [Executive summary]
Karoly, Lynn A., 2007
(TR-538-PF/WKKF/PEW/NIEER/WCJVSF/LAUP). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

A summary of the second component of a multicomponent study of preschool education in California, which focuses on features of the state's publicly funded early childhood education programs including their funding sources, eligibility requirements, enrollment, requirements for service delivery, reimbursement mechanisms, and inefficiencies, based on administrative and publicly available data, interviews with key informants, and county case studies of Los Angeles, Merced, San Diego, and San Mateo Counties

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The effects of interactive media on preschoolers’ learning: A review of the research and recommendations for the future
Children Now (Organization), 2007
Oakland, CA: Children Now.

An overview of research studies on the influence of exposure to television and media on preschooler’s school readiness and learning

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The effects of Oklahoma's pre-k program on Hispanic children
Gormley, Jr., William T., November 08, 2007
(CROCUS Working Paper No. 11). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, DC.

A study of the impacts of Oklahoma's publicly-funded, universal prekindergarten program on the early reading, writing, and math skills of Hispanic students in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the variation of impacts with primary language spoken in the child's home, parents' country of origin, and teachers' Spanish-language ability, based on child assessment data

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Executive summary: Early childhood care and education preferences among Latino families in Los Angeles
Zucker, Eleanor, June, 2007
Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Improving Child Care Quality.

A summary of a study of the child care and early education decisions of Latino families in Los Angeles, including perceptions of the availability of and barriers to child care and early education and family factors associated with these perceptions, based on open-ended, in-depth interviews with parents

Executive Summary


Merced County Constructing Connections: A case study of the ABCD Initiative
Hildebrand, Alex, January, 2007
San Francisco: Low Income Investment Fund.

An account of the implementation of the Constructing Connections Collaborative, an initiative for the development of a system to facilitate the improvement of child care facilities in Merced County, California

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Nonstandard schedules and young children's behavioral outcomes among working low-income families
Joshi, Pamela, February 2007
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 69(1), 139-156

An examination of how mothers' nonstandard night, weekend, or rotating work schedules affect their preschool children's behavior

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The promise of preschool for narrowing readiness and achievement gaps among California children
Cannon, Jill S., 2007
(RB-9306-PF/WKKF/PEW/NIEER/WCJVSF/LAUP). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

A summary of a study of preschool education in California, which focuses on whether students were meeting the state's early elementary math and English-language arts standards and how increased access to high-quality preschool programs can close achievement gaps, based on state- and local-level school readiness and achievement data, as well as on previous studies of the benefits of high-quality preschool programs

Fact Sheets & Briefs


Publicly funded early care and education programs for California preschool-age children
Karoly, Lynn A., 2007
(RB-9307-PF/WKKF/PEW/NIEER/WCJVSF/LAUP). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

A summary of a study of preschool education in California, which focuses on features of the state's publicly funded early childhood education programs including their funding sources, eligibility requirements, enrollment, requirements for service delivery, reimbursement mechanisms, and inefficiencies, based on administrative and publicly available data, interviews with key informants, and county case studies of Los Angeles, Merced, San Diego, and San Mateo Counties

Fact Sheets & Briefs


Research report: Early childhood care and education preferences among Latino families in Los Angeles
Zucker, Eleanor, June, 2007
Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Improving Child Care Quality.

A study of the child care and early education decisions of Latino families in Los Angeles, including perceptions of the availability of and barriers to child care and early education and family factors associated with these perceptions, based on open-ended, in-depth interviews with parents

Reports & Papers


Riverside County Constructing Connections: A case study for the ABCD Initiative
Hildebrand, Alex, February, 2007
San Francisco: Low Income Investment Fund.

An account of the implementation of the Constructing Connections Collaborative, an initiative for the development of a system to facilitate the improvement of child care facilities in Riverside County, California

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Standardized childhood: The political and cultural struggle over early education
Fuller, Bruce, 2007
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press

An examination of the debate surrounding the state-run expansion and standardization of preschool, based on ethnographic classroom-based research, case studies of universal preschool programs in Oklahoma and Los Angeles, and a critical review of empirical research

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Title I and early childhood programs: A look at investments in the NCLB era
Ewen, Danielle, October, 2007
(Child Care and Early Education Series Paper No. 2). Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy.

An examination of school districts' use of Title I funding for early education and kindergarten and the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on this funding

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Who is ahead and who is behind?: Gaps in school readiness and student achievement in the early grades for California's children
Cannon, Jill S., 2007
(TR-537-PF/WKKF/PEW/NIEER/WCJVSF/LAUP). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

The first component of a multicomponent study of preschool education in California, which focuses on whether students were meeting the state's early elementary math and English-language arts standards and how increased access to high-quality preschool programs can close achievement gaps, based on state- and local-level school readiness and achievement data, as well as on previous studies of the benefits of high-quality preschool programs

Reports & Papers


Who is ahead and who is behind?: Gaps in school readiness and student achievement in the early grades for California's children [Executive summary]
Cannon, Jill S., 2007
(TR-537-PF/WKKF/PEW/NIEER/WCJVSF/LAUP). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

A summary of the first component of a multicomponent study of preschool education in California, which focuses on whether students were meeting the state's early elementary math and English-language arts standards and how increased access to high-quality preschool programs can close achievement gaps, based on state- and local-level school readiness and achievement data and on previous studies of the benefits of high-quality preschool programs

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