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Feller Avi, Grindal Todd, Miratrix Luke W., Page Lindsay C., 30 December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Early childhood education research often compares a group of children who receive the intervention of interest to a group of children who receive care in a range of different care settings. In this paper, we estimate differential impacts of an early…
Chang Myung-Lim, 27 December, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Nuri curriculum, a national curriculum in Korea for children ages 3-5. Key issues focusing on collaborative efforts such as program integration, teacher support, and funding structures are discussed.
Sellers Jeff, Akers Kate, 18 December, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet is based on a webinar that highlights Kentucky's efforts to incorporate early childhood data into its statewide longitudinal data system.
Wallace Foundation, 16 December, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This study, the largest of its kind, is a partnership of The Wallace Foundation, the RAND Corporation, Boston Public Schools, Dallas Independent School District, Duval County (FL) Public Schools, Pittsburgh Public Schools, and the Rochester City…
Driskell Nathan, 11 December, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This policy brief explores the implementation of Massachusetts's Early Learning Plan built around four key objectives: 1. Expanding, supporting, and sustaining Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) programs that work directly with…
Moss Tony, 03 December, 2014
Reports & Papers
This state-level evaluation of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (CCLC): Reviews the program history and the current evaluation process; identifies validity threats; examines the best current examples of local CCLC evaluations;…
DiCamillo Mark, Freedberg Louis, 02 December, 2014
Reports & Papers
The findings in this report are based on a Field Poll completed October 15-28, 2014 among 1,010 registered voters in California. The survey was conducted in partnership with EdSource, an independent, non-profit research and reporting organization,…
Ladd Helen F., Muschkin Clara G., Dodge Kenneth A., Winter 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examines the community-wide effects of two statewide early childhood policy initiatives in North Carolina. One initiative provides funding to improve the quality of child care services at the county level for all children between the ages…
National-Louis University. McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Winter 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
While there has been considerable research on the indicators of quality in center-based early childhood programs, there is scant research on the correlates of quality in family child care. A recent study was conducted to increase our understanding…
Ehrlin Anna, Wallerstedt Cecilia, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study investigates through observations and interviews what importance further education has for preschool teachers' practice in two music-profiled preschool and their way of conceptualising it. A distinction between music as a method for…
Qualistar Colorado, Colorado Children's Campaign, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
After decades of research, it is clear that access to high-quality child care promotes children's healthy development, supports working families and benefits society through positive economic impacts. Unfortunately, the high cost of child care…
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, December, 2014
Other
This report is the fifth in a series of WCCF reports tracking the progress of Wisconsin's YoungStar program, a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) launched in 2011 to improve the quality of Wisconsin child care programs. YoungStar focuses…
South Dakota Head Start Association, December, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides an overview of the percentage of pregnant women enrolled in prenatal services in South Dakota Early Head Start programs from 2011-2013. It also depicts the number and percent of infants and toddlers who have received…
Hsueh JoAnn, Lowenstein Amy E., Morris Pamela A., Mattera Shira K., Bangser Michael, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report presents exploratory impact findings for 3-year-olds from the Head Start CARES demonstration, a large-scale randomized controlled trial implemented in Head Start centers for one academic year across the country. The goal was to test the…
Hsueh JoAnn, Lowenstein Amy E., Morris Pamela A., Mattera Shira K., Bangser Michael, December, 2014
Executive Summary
This report presents exploratory impact findings for 3-year-olds from the Head Start CARES demonstration, a large-scale randomized controlled trial implemented in Head Start centers for one academic year across the country. The goal was to test the…