15 by 15: A comprehensive policy framework for early human capital investment in BC [Executive summary]
Kershaw, Paul, August 2009
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: University of British Columbia, Human Early Learning Partnership.
A summary of an argument for reducing the percentage of developmentally vulnerable children in British Columbia, Canada, to 15 by 2015, including a policy framework to achieve the goal
2009 child care in Cook County: Elements of child care supply and demand: FY 2008 (July 1, 2007-June 30, 2008) [Executive summary]
Illinois Action for Children, 2009
Chicago: Illinois Action for Children.
A summary of an examination of factors influencing the supply of and demand for child care in Cook County, Illinois, in fiscal year 2008
2009 economic impact report of the early care & education industry in Santa Clara County [Executive summary]
Liebig, Gina, December, 2009
San Jose, CA: Santa Clara County Office of Education.
A summary of an analysis of the economic impact of the Santa Clara, County, child care industry in terms of its employment and gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting parental labor force participation and positive child outcomes
2009 local child care market rate study: Executive report
Workplace Solutions, April 2009
New Castle: Delaware, Division of Social Services.
A summary of a study of child care market rates and their geographic distribution across the State of Delaware in 2009, based on data from interviews with 1,704 child care centers and family child care providers
21st Century Community Learning Centers: Annual report 2009 [Executive summary]
Drever, Anita I., October 2009
(WYSAC Technical Report No. CHES-912). Laramie: Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center.
An evaluation of 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) programs in Wyoming, based on data for 10,225 children served 72 centers during the 2008-2009 school year
4-H Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) initiative: Enrollment and implementation study [Executive summary]
Mielke, Monica, December, 2009
Chevy Chase, MD: National 4-H Council.
A summary of an evaluation of 4-H Science, Engineering, and Technology (4-H SET), an initiative to increase 4-H science, engineering, and technology program offerings, that examines the characteristics of enrolled children, as well as program implementation in the areas of partnerships, staffing and professional development, curriculum, evaluation, marketing and communications, and funding, based on survey responses from 4-H SET liaisons and state program leaders who oversee 4-H programs
Accumulated experience, quality of services, family characteristics and development of three-year-old children in various types of child care beginning in the first year of life: Summary
Bigras, Nathalie, November 2009
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Canadian Council on Learning.
A summary of an inquiry into the relationship between child care quality, and family characteristics during a child's first year, and children's development at age 36 months
Afterschool in Iowa: A summary of survey findings about the benefits, issues, and demand in Iowa [Executive summary]
State Public Policy Group (Iowa), January 2009
Des Moines: Iowa, Department of Education.
A summary of an exploration of the availability and quality of before and after school programs in Iowa, based on a survey of 261 school leaders and 363 parents
Afterschool program funding in Utah [Executive summary]
Voices for Utah Children, August, 2009
Salt Lake City: Utah, Office of Work and Family Life.
A summary of an inquiry into the financial resources available for after school programs in Utah, including information of the number if children supported through the funding and the average cost per child
Afterschool programs in Pennsylvania: Report highlights
Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, July 09, 2009
Harrisburg: Pennsylvania, General Assembly, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee.
A summary of a study of the characteristics, including availability, enrollment, costs, and funding, of after school programs in Pennsylvania, based on a survey of providers
Afterschool programs in Washington: Aligning capacity with family needs: A study of the supply of and demand for afterschool and youth development programs in Washington [Executive summary]
School's Out Washington, January 2009
Seattle, WA: School's Out Washington.
A summary of a study of the supply of and demand for out-of-school time programs in Washington State, based on analyses of data sets, surveys of programs, and parent and youth focus groups
AfterSchool Works! New York professional development survey analysis [Executive summary]
Young-Miller, Gillian M., April 2009
(T09-001). Rochester, NY: Children's Institute.
A summary of an exploration of after school workers' experiences in professional development activities, based on a survey of 101 after school workers in the Greater Rochester Area in New York
Alabama 2008-2009 needs assessment survey results [Executive summary]
O'Neal & Associates, October, 2009
Montgomery: Alabama Head Start State Collaboration Office.
A summary of an assessment of Alabama Head Start program needs and strengths in cooperation, collaboration, and coordination with organizations to provide services in 10 designated priority areas, based on a survey of 31 Head Start programs
Alabama child care market rate survey: 2009 [Executive summary]
Petee, Thomas A., October, 2009
Montgomery: Alabama, Office of Child Care Subsidy.
A summary of a study of child care market rates and their geographic distribution across the state of Alabama in 2009 by provider type and child age, as well as an examination of provider costs and satisfaction with training opportunities, based on a survey of 1,511 providers
Alternative methods for Minnesota’s market rate study of child care prices [Executive summary]
Davis, Elizabeth E., January 2009
(DHS-5540-ENG). Saint Paul: Minnesota, Department of Human Services.
A summary of a proposal of changes to the design and data collection methods used in market rate studies of child care prices conducted by Minnesota, including a discussion on the treatment of geographic locations, price modes and conversions, school-aged care, and non-standard hour care
America's youngest outcasts: State report card on child homelessness [Executive summary]
National Center on Family Homelessness, 2009
Newton, MA: National Center on Family Homelessness.
A summary of an overview of child homelessness in the United States, including in each state and the District of Columbia, and a ranking of states according to the extent of child homelessness, child wellbeing, risk factors for child homelessness, and policy and planning efforts
Analysis of the developmental functioning of early intervention and early childhood special education populations in Oregon: Summary
Nave, Gary, August 2009
(Issues & Answers, REL 2009-No. 078). Washington, DC: Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest.
A summary of an investigation of the developmental status and functioning of children aged birth through 2 upon entry into early intervention services and children aged 3 through 5 upon entry into early childhood special education services in Oregon, based on data from the Oregon Early Childhood Assessment System
An analysis of influence of Judy Center services on the Maryland Model for School Readiness (MMRS) Kindergarten Assessment outcomes: 2008-2009 [Executive summary]
Research, Evaluation & Measurement, Inc., December, 2009
Baltimore: Maryland, State Department of Education.
A summary of a study of the impact on school readiness of prekindergarten participation in Judy Centers, which provide comprehensive services for at risk children from birth through age 5 in Maryland, based on a comparison of assessments of children who participated in the program prior to kindergarten with assessments of children who joined at the beginning of kindergarten
The APPLES Blossom: The Abbott Preschool Program Longitudinal Effects Study (APPLES): Preliminary results through 2nd grade: Interim report [Executive summary]
Frede, Ellen, June 2009
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.
A summary of preliminary findings from a longitudinal study on the lasting effects of participation in an Abbott prekindergarten program on children’s language, literacy, and math skills in first and second grade
Arkansas Head Start State Collaboration Office: Needs assessment [Executive summary]
Arkansas Head Start State Collaboration Office, April 2009
Little Rock, AR: Arkansas Head Start State Collaboration Office.
A summary of findings from an assessment of the strengths and opportunities of early childhood education programs in priority program coordination and content areas such as health and wellness, collaboration and partnerships, child outcomes, and family services, based on a survey of 22 Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Arkansas
Assembly Bill 627: Nevada early childhood education (ECE) program: FY 2007-08 final evaluation report [Executive summary]
Leitner, David, January, 2009
Carson City: Nevada, Office of Special Education, Elementary and Secondary Education, and School Improvement Programs.
A summary of an evaluation of the Nevada publicly-funded early childhood education program for preschool-age children that examined the developmental progress and parental involvement of program participants over the program year and compared first and third grade outcomes of participants and nonparticipants
Associations between provider training and education and other quality indicators in low-income children's primary care arrangements at 24 months of age [Executive summary]
Halle, Tamara, May 2009
(Publication No. 2009-18, OPRE Research Brief No. 2). Washington, DC: United States. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
A summary of a comparison of quality indicators in home- and center-based child care settings serving two-year-old low income children, and of the relationship of quality indicators in those settings to provider training and education, based on an analysis of data from the nationally representative Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort
The Atlantic Philanthropies' Disadvantaged Children and Youth program in Ireland and Northern Ireland: Overview of program evaluation findings: Final report [Executive summary]
Paulsell, Diane, January 30, 2009
New York: Atlantic Philanthropies.
A summary of an evaluation of Disadvantaged Children and Youth, a program in Ireland and Northern Ireland to improve the lives of disadvantaged children by improving service delivery through evidence-based services and prevention and early intervention strategies, based on semistructured interviews with key informants and on a research and policy review
Building a professional development system for Rhode Island afterschool and summer learning programs: A status report [Executive summary]
Keogh-Walker, Shevaun, December, 2009
Providence, RI: Rhode Island Afterschool Plus Alliance.
A summary of an examination of both the existing and missing pieces of a potential Rhode Island after school and summer learning professional development system
Building quality in summer learning programs: Approaches and recommendations [Executive summary]
McLaughlin, Brenda, September, 2009
New York: Wallace Foundation.
A summary of a definition of and typology for summer programs and an examination of resources to support quality in summer programs