The costs and benefits of early childhood interventions: Prepared statement of Lynn A. Karoly
Karoly, Lynn A., 1999
In Early childhood interventions, public-private partnerships: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives. 105th Cong., 2nd Sess.
Testimony on the costs and benefits of early childhood interventions based on the results of a Rand study conducted by an interdisciplinary research team
Costs and benefits of quality child care
Van Horn, M. Lee, 1999
American Psychologist, 54(2), 142-143
A critique of an argument on the relationship between cost and quality and the effect of quality care on child outcomes
Current trends in European early child care and education
Tietze, Wolfgang, 1999
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 563(1), 175-193
An exploration of factors influencing the quality of early childhood education and care services in fifteen European countries
Day care givers: The front line force in combating the effects of prenatal drug exposure
Kinnison, Lloyd R., 1999
Preventing School Failure, 43(2), 52-56
A summary of recommendations of the knowledge required of the early childhood workforce for the provision of high quality care to children that have been prenatally exposed to drugs
Defining and assessing early childhood program quality
Cryer, Debby, 1999
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 563(1), 39-55
A discussion of child care process quality and instruments used to assess it
Developing accomodating and reflective practitioners: The utility of an integrated inservice training approach in relation to the progress of children with special needs in an inclusive Head Start program
Rodriguez, James A., 1999
NHSA Dialog, 2(1), 128-131
An exploration of the use of an integrated training program to prepare Head Start teachers to work with children with special needs in inclusive settings
Early childhood education and care policy in Sweden
Sweden. Utbildningsdepartementet (Sweden. Ministry of Education and Sciences/Sweden Ministry of Education and Research), 1999
Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
An examination of Sweden’s child care and early education policies, funding, quality, equity, availability, workforce, family roles, and environmental influences, which is part of an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) cross-national review to improve child care and early education in all OECD countries
Early childhood education: Critical data needs for a critical period of child development
Forgione, Jr., Pascal D., 1999
In Are our children ready to learn?: Hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate. 105th Cong., 2nd Sess.
A presentation of examples of national indicators of early childhood development and used in national monitoring reports, discussing both their value and their limited usefulness in informing us about what is most important to know about the backgrounds, experiences, and outcomes of young children
Early childhood interventions, public-private partnerships: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second session, July 16, 1998
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Human Resources, 1999
(Serial No. 105-170). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
A hearing examining how investing has affected young children and their mothers, and reviewing strategies to increase government funding and private sector funding
Early Head Start home-based program option: Recruiting, training, and retraining qualified staff
Early Head Start National Resource Center (Washington, D.C.), 1999
(Technical Assistance Paper No. 2). Washington, DC: Early Head Start National Resource Center.
A technical assistance paper describing a comprehensive approach to professional development recruiting, training, and retaining qualified home visitors in Early Head Start home-based programs
Early Head Start program implementation: Start-up planning
Early Head Start National Resource Center (Washington, D.C.), 1999
(Technical Assistance Paper No. 1). Washington, DC: Early Head Start National Resource Center.
A technical assistance paper to help agencies develop and implement Early Head Start programs
Emergent literacy: A polyphony of perspectives
Yaden, Jr., David B., 1999
(CIERA Report No. 1-005). Ann Arbor, MI: Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement.
A review of recent developments in the field of emergent literacy and a presentation of a theoretical model to test the complex cognitive, social, and cultural explanations for emergent literacy
Enhancing the well-being of young children and families in the context of welfare reform: Lessons from early childhood, TANF, and family support programs
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 1999
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
An examination of emerging approaches to enhance the well-being of young
children and families in the context of welfare reform
FACES: The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey
McKey, Ruth Hubbell, 1999
Paper presented at the meeting of the Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation, Alexandria, VA.
A description of the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES), nationally representative five-phase survey that gathered data on Head Start's Program Performance Measures to identify the program's strengths and weaknesses.
Families and child care: Divergent viewpoints
Holloway, Susan D., 1999
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 563(1), 98-115
An overview of two perspectives on the respective roles of families and preschools in socialization and the education of young children
Family support in Romania and the UK: Different circumstances, similar challenges
Dickens, Jonathan, 1999
Children & Society, 13(3), 155-166
An overview of the challenges of refocusing family social work services towards family support in Romania and the United Kingdom
Field hearing on reauthorization of Head Start: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second session, Hearing held in Napa, CA, July 10, 1998
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families, 1999
(Serial No. 105-133). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
A hearing discussing the reauthorization of Head Start, focusing on increasing teachers' professional development and children's school readiness, while maintaining the quality of the provided comprehensive services
The form of U.S. in-kind assistance
O'Flaherty, Brendan, 1999
Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 15(2), 401-417
A discussion of how quality homogeneity, restricted eligibility and rationing, and co-payments increasing with recipient income act as constraints on in-kind assistance programs in the U.S., particularly public housing and child care.
Four commentaries: The policy climate for after-school programs
Seligson, Michelle, 1999
The Future of Children, 9(2), 135-139
Commentary on the policy climate for school-age child care in 1999
Freedom of choice for poor families
Scarr, Sandra, 1999
American Psychologist, 54(2), 144-145
An overview of low income families and their disadvantage of not being able to have the freedom of choice when selecting child care arrangements
Futurework: Trends and challenges for work in the 21st century
United States. Department of Labor. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, 1999
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor.
An examination of projected demographic and workplace trends in the 21st century and their implications for workers
Gender issues in preparing a professional workforce: New views of women's work in early care and education
Ranck, Edna R., 1999
Child & Youth Care Forum, 28(1), 59-67
A contextual discussion of the field of early childhood education and care as traditional women’s work
A guide to successful public-private partnerships for child care
Child Care Partnership Project (U.S.), 1999
Fairfax, VA: National Child Care Information Center.
A discussion of how to create and maintain public-private partnerships in order to increase and improve child care throughout the United States.
Half-full or half-empty?: Health care, child care, and youth programs for Asian American children in New York City
Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, 1999
New York: Coalition for Asian American Children and Families.
A presentation of the health care, child care, and youth program needs of Asian-American families and children in New York City
Head Start and preschool education: Toward continued improvement
Ramey, Sharon L., 1999
American Psychologist, 54(5), 344-346
An exploration of the need for and development of quality early childhood education and care programs, and the role of Head Start programs to assist in the process