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Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, June 2021
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This paper will make the case for policymakers to consider investing in the entire early care and education system rather than create new structures that could further isolate programs-such as Pre-K-from the mixed delivery system. (author…

Silver H. Callie, Zinsser Katherine M., Zulauf Courtney A., Lowe-Fotos Allison, Estlund Maria, Orr Lori, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Nationwide, 17,000 three-and four-year old children are expelled or suspended from preschool each year (Zeng, Corr, O’Grady, & Guan, 2019). In response, advocates and researchers have called on policymakers to implement policies and legislation…
Golden Adrienne Kimberly, Hemmeter Mary Louise, Edmonds Marisa, Ledford Jennifer R., 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A multiple probe design across behaviors, replicated across teaching teams, was used to evaluate the effectiveness of training plus reciprocal peer coaching on teaching teams’ implementation of Pyramid Model (PM) practices. In this study, teaching…
Diamond-Berry Kimberly, Ezeh Nkechy, September, 2020
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Peer Reviewed
Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative (ELNC) began as a year-long initiative to support early learning for very young children and families. The program has grown into a self-sustaining, nonprofit, place-based organization committed to improving…
Lopez Michael, Grindal Todd, Q3 2020
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Peer Reviewed
This special issue of Early Childhood Research Quarterly examines early care and education program participation among Hispanic families in terms of access, utilization, and developmental outcomes.
McCormick Meghan P., Harding Jessica F., McCoy Dana Charles, Q3 2020
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Peer Reviewed
This special issue of Early Childhood Research Quarterly focuses on policies and practices implemented across the United States to improve quality and enhance alignment in early learning services from PreK through third grade.
Brown Sierra L., McCobin Allison, Easley Stephanie, McGoey Kara E., July, 2020
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Peer Reviewed
Children have been impacted by COVID-19 in many different ways and are acutely aware of the changes in their everyday life. For some children, early childhood education programs provide a safe haven that is predictable and safe, and children now may…
Molina Abigail Palmer, Palinkas Lawrence A., Monro William, Mennen Ferol E., July, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although providing depression treatment for Head Start mothers may improve child wellbeing, interventions have not been widely used for this purpose. This failure may be due to the characteristics of clients, interventions, or the systems of care in…
Duncan Robert J., King Yemimah A., Finders Jennifer K., Elicker James, Schmitt Sara A., Purpura David J., June, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The number of adult words children hear and conversational turns they experience are key aspects of their language environments. The current study examined variability in language environments throughout 2 prekindergarten days and variability within…
Sulisworo Dwi, Rohmadheny Prima Suci, Fatimah Nur, Arif Dikdik Baehaqy, Saifuddin Much Fuad, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study aims to make predictions of online learning during the COVID-19 mitigation period by using Analytic Learning Techniques. Learning is done using Moodle as the learning management system. The primary statistical technique used in this study…
Gold Zachary S., Elicker James, Beaulieu Barbara A., May 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed

Young children often engage in engineering-based design to solve problems—as in the example in the opening vignette—through their language and social behavior during constructive play. However, children (and teachers) often do not know they are…

Voices for Georgia's Children, Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, 09 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document charts Georgia's child care policy actions to date in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Johnson-Staub Christine, 02 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet describes key provisions, considerations, and action steps for how state child care agencies can make the most of resources provided through the Act. (author abstract)
Kerch Cailin J., Donovan Carol A., Ernest James M., Strichik Tracye, Winchester Joy, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study of the relationship between early receptive vocabulary development and social-emotional competencies examines differences among typically developing children and peers with disabilities within a state-wide program that meets all 10 of…
North Carolina. Department of Health and Human Services, 23 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This guidance is intended to help child care facilities make informed decisions about COVID-19 and minimize the risk of exposure to both the staff and the children in their care. To reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 transmission in our community, K-…