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Characterizing disability in Head Start programs: Not so clearcut
Barton, Lauren R., Q4 2012
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 27(4), 596-612

An identification of Head Start children meeting three different criteria for having a disability or developmental delay, an identification of three additional categories based on alternative criteria, an examination of the children's early literacy, social, and behavioral skills both at entry to Head Start and at the end of kindergarten, and an examination of disability status as a predictor of kindergarten outcomes, based on data from 638 children from the Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2000 data set

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Child Care and Development Fund Administrative Data, Federal Fiscal Year 2009 (CCDF) [United States]
United States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012
United States Department of Health and Human Services. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Child Care . Child Care and Development Fund Administrative Data, Federal Fiscal Year 2009. ICPSR33502-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2012-06-22. doi:10.3886/ICPSR33502.v1

This administrative dataset provides descriptive information about the families and children served through the federal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). CCDF dollars are provided to states, territories, and tribes to provide assistance to low-income families receiving or transitioning from temporary public assistance, in obtaining quality child care so they can work, or depending on their state's policy, attend training or receive education.

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Coaching as a key component in teachers' professional development: Improving classroom practices in Head Start settings
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, February, 2012
(OPRE Report 2012-04). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

An examination of the planning and implementation of the teacher coaching component of a research demonstration project in Head Start centers, with a discussion of lessons learned about coaching from the project

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Consequences of teen parents' child-care arrangements for mothers and children
Mollborn, Stefanie, August, 2012
Journal of Marriage and Family, 74(4), 846-865

A study of child care arrangements of the children of teen parents when children were about 9, 24, and 52 months old, and the relationships between those arrangements and parenting quality and child developmental outcomes, based on data from 900 teen parents and their children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort, 2001-2006

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The early childhood care and education workforce: Challenges and opportunities: A workshop report
Institute of Medicine (U.S.), 2012
Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

A summary of a workshop to examine the early childhood care and education workforce, including a definition and description of the current workforce, an exploration of workforce characteristics associated with child development outcomes, and a discussion of issues related to developing the workforce as a profession through education and training

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Enhanced Early Head Start with employment services: 42-month impacts from the Kansas and Missouri sites of the Enhanced Services for the Hard-to-Employ Demonstration and Evaluation Project
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, February, 2012
(OPRE Report 2012-05). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A study of the impact of a program model that incorporates parental employment and educational services into Early Head Start on service receipt, child care and early education experiences, employment, earnings, household income, parenting practices, parental psychological well-being, and child outcomes, based on data collected from 610 families randomly assigned to treatment or control groups at two pilot sites in Kansas and Missouri

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Enhanced Early Head Start with employment services: 42-month impacts from the Kansas and Missouri sites of the Enhanced Services for the Hard-to-Employ Demonstration and Evaluation Project [Executive summary]
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, February, 2012
(OPRE Report 2012-05). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A summary of a study of the impact of a program model that incorporates parental employment and educational services into Early Head Start on service receipt, child care and early education experiences, employment, earnings, household income, parenting practices, parental psychological well-being, and child outcomes, based on data collected from 610 families randomly assigned to treatment or control groups at two pilot sites in Kansas and Missouri

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A multilevel analysis of consultant attributes that contribute to effective mental health consultation services
Allen, Mary Dallas, May/June 2012
Infant Mental Health Journal, 33(3), 234-245

A study of the relationship between attributes of mental health consultants (MHCs) and both staff reports of improved child outcomes and of a positive relationship with the MHCs, and if those relationships are moderated by rural versus urban/suburban Head Start program status, based on data from 57 MHCs and 407 Head Start staff who responded to the Head Start Mental Health Services Survey

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Third Grade Follow-Up to the Head Start Impact Study: Final report
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, October, 2012
(OPRE Report 2012-45). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A longitudinal study through the end of third grade of the effects of Head Start participation on parenting practices and on children's cognitive development, socioemotional development, and health, based on data collected for 4,667 randomly-assigned Head Start applicants from a nationally representative sample of 84 Head Start grantees

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Third Grade Follow-Up to the Head Start Impact Study: Final report [Executive summary]
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, October, 2012
(OPRE Report 2012-45b). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A summary of a longitudinal study through the end of third grade of the effects of Head Start participation on parenting practices and on children's cognitive development, socioemotional development, and health, based on data collected for 4,667 randomly-assigned Head Start applicants from a nationally representative sample of 84 Head Start grantees

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