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1.

100 children turn 10: A longitudinal study of literacy development from the year prior to school to the first four years of school
Hill, Susan, 2002
(2 Vols.). Canberra: Australia Department of Education, Science and Training.

A longitudinal study into the development of children?s literacy skills from the year prior to school entry through fourth grade, based on a sample of 100 children followed for five years from four sites across Australia

Reports & Papers

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2002 Child Care Licensing Study
Children's Foundation, 2002
Washington, DC: Children's Foundation

Reports & Papers

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Abbot Community Child Care Programs: A new role in special education
Rice, Cynthia, December, 2002
(ACNJ Special Report). Newark, NJ: Association for Children of New Jersey.

An outline of the procedure to be followed when a preschool teacher suspects a child may have special needs in the New Jersey child care centers affected by the Abbot v. Burke decision

Fact Sheets & Briefs

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Addressing disruptive behaviors in the preschool classroom: An adaptation of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for Head Start teachers
Collett, Brent R., 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Utah State University, Logan

A study describing the development, implementation, and evaluation of an early intervention program designed to improve teaching strategies and practices for Head Start children with behavioral problems

Reports & Papers

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Advocating early childhood education for all: Some thoughts on shaping the political context
Mintrom, Michael, 2002
Albany, NY: Winning Beginning NY.

A discussion of possible strategies to be used to advocate for the improvement of access to quality early childhood education and care programs

Other

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After-school programs: An update of the need, the benefits, and public opinion
The After-School Corporation, 2002
New York: The After-School Corporation.

An examination of the need for, benefits of and public opinions about after school programs, including a presentation of findings from research reports on related education, social work, criminal justice, and public opinion issues

Other

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After-school programs: An update of the need, the benefits, and public opinion [Executive summary]
The After-School Corporation, 2002
New York: The After-School Corporation.

A summary of an examination of the need for, benefits of and public opinions about after-school programs, including a presentation of findings from research reports on related education, social work, criminal justice, and public opinion issues

Executive Summary

8.

Ages & Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional
Squires, Jane, 2002
Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing

Instruments

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Alameda Child Development Corps: Year 1 qualitative implementation study report
Caspary, Kyra, 2002
Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.

An implementation evaluation of the first year of the Alameda County Child Development Corp program to increase professional development and retention among child care workers.

Reports & Papers

10.

America's child care problem: The way out
Helburn, Suzanne W., 2002
New York: Palgrave

Other

11.

American voters: Afterschool must remain a priority
Afterschool Alliance, 2002
(Afterschool Alert Poll Report No.3). Washington, DC: Afterschool Alliance. (No longer accessible as of September 18, 2013).

A discussion of results from the Afterschool Alliance 2002 nationwide poll of 800 registered voters on the need for after school programming in the United States

Fact Sheets & Briefs

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An analysis of an after-school service-learning program for elementary school children
Tannenbaum, Sally C., 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, California State University, Fresno

A investigation of the impact of Dare to Dream, a service-learning program, on elementary school children's academic achievements, social behavior, and attitudes as compared with these characteristics of children who participated in other after-school programs

Reports & Papers

13.

An analysis of a public school prekindergarten Montessori bilingual program
Rodriguez, Linda, 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

An analysis of second grade reading achievement scores of Spanish and English norm-referenced tests between children who participated in a Montessori bilingual program and those that attended a traditional bilingual program

Reports & Papers

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Are we leaving them behind?: The case for helping childcare providers and parents address behavioral problems in very young children
Jewish Healthcare Foundation, 2002
Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, School of Education, Office of Child Development.

A study of the status of behavioral health services available to children from birth to age five in early care and education settings in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Reports & Papers

15.

Assessing the benefits of an after-school program for urban youth: An impact and process evaluation
Lauver, Sherri, 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

A process analysis and impact evaluation of the effects on academic and social outcomes of a public school-based after school program for urban young adolescents, based on observations, student focus groups, in-depth staff interviews, and parent and student surveys

Reports & Papers

16.

Assessing Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) investments in child care quality
Porter, Toni, 2002
New York: Bank Street College of Education, Institute for a Child Care Continuum. (No longer accessible as of August 16, 2012)

A catalog, directory, and report on the evaluations of 104 local and state child care quality improvement initiatives funded through the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF)

Reports & Papers

17.

Assessment Evaluation and Programming System for Infants & Children (2nd ed.)
Bricker, Diane D., 2002
Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Questions address physical and mental conditions affecting the respondent, the use of mobility aids, vision and hearing impairments, speech difficulties, lifting and aerobic difficulties, and the ability to function independently within the home. Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) are not necessary for fundamental functioning, but they let an individual live independently in a community: Doing light housework, preparing meals, taking medications, shopping for groceries or clothes, using the telephone, managing money, and using technology

Instruments

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Assessment: Profiling literacy with young indigenous children
Connor, Jenni, 2002
Practically Primary, 7(2), 27-29

A summary of results from a study examining the reliability and validity of a preschool profile tool designed to assess factors that influence early literacy development of young, Australian, indigenous children

Other

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At the starting line: Early childhood education programs in the 50 states
American Federation of Teachers, 2002
(Item No. 39-0391). Washington, DC: American Federation of Teachers.

A review of current state policies regarding early childhood education that offers recommendations for the promotion of adequately funded, high-quality, universal early childhood education programs within the 50 states

Other

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At the starting line: Early childhood education programs in the 50 states [Executive summary]
American Federation of Teachers, 2002
(Item No. 39-0391). Washington, DC: American Federation of Teachers.

An overview of statewide, state-supported preschool programs for 3- and/or 4-year-olds that focus on school readiness

Executive Summary

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The attitudes of early childhood teachers toward gender roles and toward discipline
Tantekin-Erden, Feyza, 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Florida State University, Tallahassee

An examination of teachers’ attitudes toward gender roles and discipline of male and female students, based on a sample of 131 early childhood teachers

Reports & Papers

22.

Attitudes toward cultural diversity, attitudes toward multicultural education and communication effectiveness in early education centers
Henderson, Tanya Bender, 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Howard University, Washington, DC

An examination of early childhood education program directors' attitudes toward cultural diversity and multicultural education in the educational environments in which they work

Reports & Papers

23.

Babies and bosses: Reconciling work and family life: Vol. 1. Australia, Denmark and the Netherlands
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2002
Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

An examination of ways in which tax and benefit policies, child care policy, and employment and workplace practices in Australia, Denmark, and the Netherlands affect parents trying to balance work and family life

Reports & Papers

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Balancing Work and Family During Children's First Three Years
Bozzi, Laurie, 2002
Harvard University

A secondary analysis of data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care, consisting of two phases. Phase one explores the relationship between mothers' number of work hours and responsiveness to their children, and how this relationship is moderated by child care quality. Phase two examines how employed mothers balance work and family roles, and how the two are moderated by child care quality.

Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

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Barriers to child care subsidies: Why subsidies are often not used
Shlay, Anne B., 2002
In C. J. Groark, K. E. Mehaffie, R. B. McCall, M. T. Greenberg, & Universities Children's Policy Collaborative (Eds.), From science to policy: Research on issues, programs and policies in early care and education. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Governor's Task Force on Early Childhood Education (no longer accessible as of August 2, 2013).

A discussion of barriers to child care policy participation in the United States

Other

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Barriers to subsidies: Reasons why low income families do not use child care subsidies
Shlay, Anne B., 2002
Philadelphia: Temple University, Center for Public Policy.

An investigation into the factors responsible for non-use of child care subsidies among subsidy-eligible families, based on a survey of 196 subsidy-eligible low income African American parents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reports & Papers

27.

Basic Skill Test, Korean Version
Korea (South). Kyoyuk Inchok Chawonbu (Korea (South). Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development), 2002
Seoul: Korea (South), Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development

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''Being there'': Mothers who stay at home, gender and time
Boyd, Elizabeth R., 2002
Women's Studies International Forum, 25(4), 463-470

An 1997 through 1998 Australian investigation of 20 mothers choosing stay at home child care living in predominantly middle class suburbs

Reports & Papers

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Benchmarking early care and education in Pennsylvania: The 2002 Family Survey: Executive summary
Weinraub, Marsha, 2002
University Park: Pennsylvania State University, Prevention Research Center.

An executive summary of a report surveying Pennsylvanian families' child care experiences.

Executive Summary

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Best practices in assessment of intervention results with infants and toddlers
Greenwood, Charles R., 2002
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, Early Childhood Research Institute on Measuring Growth and Development.

A study on the skills and resources a school psychologist should have when evaluating disabled children and recommending intervention treatments or courses of study, as well as guidelines from the Early Childhood Research Institute on Measuring Growth and Development (ECRI-MGD) on the monitoring, adjusting or changing of courses of study or treatment

Other

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Bilingual Teacher Behavior Rating Scale
Landry, Susan H., 2002
Unpublished instrument, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Center for Improving the Readiness of Children for Learning and Education

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Blending Head Start and Montessori: The best of both worlds
Hixon, Suellen, 2002
Montessori Life, 14(4), 37-38

A review of a Head Start program incorporating the Montessori curriculum, located within the Southern Ute Indian Reservation

Other

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Both sides now: An examination of the relationship between researchers and Head Start practitioners
Howard, Carol, 2002
NHSA Dialog, 5(2&3), 240-255

A case study of the evolution of a collaborative relationship between an Agency that administers Head Start for 11 towns in the greater Boston area and the New England Quality Research Center presented as an examination of the relationship between research and practice

Reports & Papers

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Bracken School Readiness Assessment
Bracken, Bruce A., 2002
San Antonio, TX: Psychological Corporation

Instruments

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Bridging the gaps among developmental research, practice, and public policy
Rodriguez, Eileen, 2002
NHSA Dialog, 5(2&3), 390-406

A summary of the first annual Cross University Conference Proceedings of New York University and the University of Pennsylvania on developmental research, practice, and public policy in order to facilitate communication across the two universities by providing a forum for professors and students to raise and share the challenges of conducting developmental research with urban, low-income families and children

Other

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Brief Infant-Toddler Social-Emotional Assessment
Briggs-Gowan, Margaret J., 2002
Unpublished instrument, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Instruments

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Bringing it together: State-driven community early childhood initiatives
Miller, Laurie, 2002
Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund.

An account of what states and communities can do to successfully implement community based early childhood initiatives and experiences from states already using this approach

Other

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Building and sustaining citywide afterschool initiatives: Cross-Cities Network citywide afterschool initiatives
Hall, Georgia, 2002
Wellesley, MA: National Institute on Out-of-School Time.

Program evaluations for eight United States cities aiming to implement citywide after school programs for children in kindergarten through the eighth grade

Other

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Building momentum--taking action: Southern states collaborate on child care financial aid and quality initiatives
Southern Regional Initiative on Child Care, 2002
Columbia, SC: Southern Institute on Children and Families.

A summary of efforts to implement the Southern Regional Task Force on Child Care Action plan to improve access to child care assistance for low income families in the South, based on a survey of Task Force members and summaries of a regional child care forum and state site visits

Reports & Papers

40.

Building on sand?
Land, Hilary, 2002
(Facing the Future: Policy Papers No. 4). London: Daycare Trust.

A critique of England?s efforts to deliver high quality affordable child care for all families throughout the country through the private-for-profit sector, with comparison of the child care system to the private sector?s delivering of social and residential care for elderly people since the mid-1980?s

Fact Sheets & Briefs

41.

Butte County: Assessing child care economics, needs and transportation: Community needs profile
National Economic Development and Law Center (U.S.), 2002
Oakland, CA: National Economic Development and Law Center.

A study on demographics, use, and demand for child care in Butte County, California

Reports & Papers

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Butte County: Assessing child care economics, needs and transportation: Community needs profile: Executive summary
National Economic Development and Law Center (U.S.), 2002
Oakland, CA: National Economic Development and Law Center.

A summary of a study on demographics, use, and demand for child care in Butte County, California

Executive Summary

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Butte County: Assessing child care economics, needs and transportation: Economic impact report
Butte County (Calif.). Child Development Programs and Services, 2002
Oroville, CA: Butte County, Child Development Programs and Services.

A study on the economic impact of the child care market in Butte County, California

Reports & Papers

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Butte County: Assessing child care economics, needs and transportation: Economic impact report: Executive summary
Butte County (Calif.). Child Development Programs and Services, 2002
Oroville, CA: Butte County, Child Development Programs and Services.

A summary of a study on the economic impact of the child care market in Butte County, California

Executive Summary

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Butte County: Assessing child care economics, needs and transportation: Transportation study
National Economic Development and Law Center (U.S.), 2002
Oakland, CA: National Economic Development and Law Center.

An economic analysis of the links between the costs of transportation and child care in terms of income, employment and educational opportunities, and recommendations for better integration of child care and transportation

Reports & Papers

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Butte County: Assessing child care economics, needs and transportation: Transportation study: Executive summary
National Economic Development and Law Center (U.S.), 2002
Oakland, CA: National Economic Development and Law Center.

A summary of an economic analysis of the links between the costs of transportation and child care in terms of income, employment and educational opportunities, and recommendations for better integration of child care and transportation in rural California

Executive Summary

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California's Even Start Family Literacy Performance Information Reporting System
California. Department of Education. Policy and Program Coordination Unit, 2002
Sacramento: California, Department of Education, Policy and Program Coordination Unit

Instruments

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California master plan for education: School readiness
California. School Readiness Working Group, 2002
Sacramento: California Legislature, Joint Committee to Develop a Master Plan for Education--Kindergarten through University.

A California state report detailing long term plans designed to improve academic achievement and children's school readiness through three objectives: quality early childhood care and education, family involvement, and comprehensive health care

Reports & Papers

49.

California master plan for education: School readiness [Executive summary]
California. School Readiness Working Group, 2002
Sacramento: California Legislature, Joint Committee to Develop a Master Plan for Education--Kindergarten through University.

An executive summary of a California state report detailing long term plans designed to improve academic achievement and children's school readiness through three objectives: quality early childhood care and education, family involvement, and comprehensive health care.

Executive Summary

50.

Care for young children in four English-speaking countries
Belk, Jo Ann, 2002
Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation

A collection of four articles explaining regional differences in child care; the articles describe the child care infrastructure and history, curriculum design, and training for child care educators in the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Canada.

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