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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Smith Sheila, Ferguson Daniel, Burak Elisabeth Wright, Granja Maribel R., Ortuzar Catalina, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report examines features of states' Part C Early Intervention (EI) programs that help them identify and serve infants and toddlers with social-emotional (SE) delays and mental health conditions. A 50-state survey conducted by the National…
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
Many states with preschool programs, as well as other interested organizations and individuals, have undertaken research and evaluation efforts to improve their understanding of state preschool program implementation, results, and impacts. A 2004…
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
A quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) is a method used by states and local jurisdictions to assess the level of quality of child care and early education programs, improve quality, and convey quality ratings to parents and other consumers.…
Ferguson Daniel, January, 2018
Bibliographies
This Research-to-Policy Resource List provides a comprehensive list of city universal preschool initiative evaluations and research in the Research Connections collection. To count as universal, a city's program must aim to eventually provide…
Ferguson Daniel, May, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This Research-to-Policy Resource List compiles empirical research on American LGBT families' experiences with ECE and providers' experiences and preparation for working with LGBT families. The three reviews that begin the list summarize the research…
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
This bibliography offers a comprehensive list of published research on the size and characteristics of the early care and education workforce. To be included, a publication: 1) must describe features of the early care and education workforce, such…
Stephens Samuel A., Craig Donna, Ferguson Daniel, February, 2018
Bibliographies
This bibliography lists resources in the Research Connections collection related to the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES), which has fielded cohorts in 1997, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, and 2014. It is intended as a reference tool…
Ferguson Daniel, August, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The federal child care subsidy system supports low-income working families with child care financial assistance through the Child Care and Development Fund, which is administered by the Office of Child Care (OCC), Administration for Children and…
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
This Research-to-Policy Resource List provides resources in the Research Connections library on statewide KEAs. It does not address local KEA efforts or broader issues related to child assessment more generally. The first section presents…
Ferguson Daniel, January, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This Research-to-Policy Resource List identifies resources in the Research Connections collection published in the past 10 years that examine the role child care and early education can play in both preventing traumatic experiences and in supporting…
Ferguson Daniel, July, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This Research-to-Policy Resource List focuses on resources in the Research Connections collection published in the past ten years that focus on building high-quality after schools systems. The resources on this list have been assigned to the…
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Of the nearly 3,000 early childhood undergraduate degree programs in the United States, only 2.9 percent focus on early childhood administration, management, or leadership. To address this gap and to support those already serving in leadership roles…
Ferguson Daniel, Craig Donna, November, 2017
Bibliographies
This bibliography lists resources in the Research Connections collection related to the Head Start Impact Study and is intended as a reference tool for researchers and policymakers. It is divided into sections for data sets and guides; official…
Ferguson Daniel, January, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
President Obama signed the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 into law on November 19, 2014, reauthorizing the federal child care program for the first time since 1996. The law has important implications for child care policy…
Ferguson Daniel, April, 2016
Bibliographies
The Research Connections collection contains records for more than 1,300 instruments that have been used to conduct studies in the child care and early education field. This bibliography provides records for instruments in the collection that can be…