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Xue Yange, Baxter Cassandra, Jones Christopher, Shah Harshini K., Caronongan Pia, Aikens Nikki, Bandel Eileen, Cannon Judith, Schellenberger Kerry, Defnet Amy, Vogel Cheri, Atkins-Burnett Sally, June 2021
Reports & Papers

This report shares key information about the study, including the design, methods, and findings. The tables in this report give an overview of the data collected in Baby FACES 2018, and describe the Early Head Start program and center services…

Lyskawa Julia, Kirby Gretchen, Caronongan Pia, Kelly Annalee, Burwick Andrew, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High Quality Early Care and Education (ECE-ICHQ) project, funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, recruited and collected data…
Shah Harshini K., Niland Katherine, Kharsa Miranda, Caronongan Pia, Moiduddin Emily M., May, 2020
Other
In this compendium, we describe the results of a scan of competency-aligned measures. The purpose of this compendium is to offer the early childhood education field a sense of existing options for assessing competencies for I/T teachers and…
Fox Lindsay, McCullough Moira, Caronongan Pia, Herrmann Mariesa, April, 2019
Reports & Papers
To inform states' continued development of TQRIS and future validation studies, this report synthesizes findings from validation studies conducted by nine states that received RTT-ELC grants. It also describes the challenges that researchers faced…
Herrmann Mariesa, Kirby Gretchen, Deutsch Jonah, Wolfendale Clare, Esposito Andrea M., Caronongan Pia, Dragoset Lisa, April, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief describes programs' ratings across the nine Round 1 RTT-ELC states, which had different TQRIS characteristics and policies in place during the grant period (2012 to 2016). Over this period, individual states changed few of their TQRIS…
Caronongan Pia, Moiduddin Emily M., Atkins-Burnett Sally, Niland Katherine, Kharsa Miranda, October, 2019
Literature Review

In 2017, the Office of Planning Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) funded Mathematica Policy Research to conduct the Infant and Toddler Teacher and Caregiver Competencies (ITTCC) project. The…

Caronongan Pia, Niland Katherine, Manley Mikia, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Moiduddin Emily M., September, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2017, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families funded Mathematica to conduct the Infant and Toddler Teacher and Caregiver Competencies (ITTCC) project. The project aims to examine existing…
Knechtel Virginia, Coen Thomas, Caronongan Pia, Fung Nickie, Goble Lisbeth, 22 August, 2017
Reports & Papers
KIPP, a national network of public charter schools, provides a possible model for high quality pre-K aligned with an elementary school educational program. In previous research, KIPP has consistently demonstrated positive impacts on student…
Knechtel Virginia, Coen Thomas, Caronongan Pia, Fung Nickie, Goble Lisbeth, 22 August, 2017
Executive Summary
KIPP, a national network of public charter schools, provides a possible model for high quality pre-K aligned with an elementary school educational program. In previous research, KIPP has consistently demonstrated positive impacts on student…
Davis Elizabeth E., Karoly Lynn A., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Caronongan Pia, Tout Kathryn, Banghart Patti, Shaw Sara H., Partika Anne, December, 2017
Other
The intent of the brief is to provide a concise synthesis of existing research and expert guidance on methods States and Territories can use to collect information on child care prices and costs to inform child care subsidy payment rates. The brief…
Davis Elizabeth E., Karoly Lynn A., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Caronongan Pia, Tout Kathryn, Banghart Patti, Shaw Sara H., Partika Anne, December, 2017
Executive Summary
States and Territories now face new considerations when collecting data to inform the process of setting provider payment rates. This brief provides information on key issues and criteria for choosing whether to conduct a market rate survey, use an…
Kirby Gretchen, Caronongan Pia, Esposito Andrea M., Murphy Lauren, Shoji Megan, Del Grosso Patricia, Kiambuthi Wamaitha, Clark Melissa A., Dragoset Lisa, November, 2017
Reports & Papers
The Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) contracted with Mathematica Policy Research to conduct a descriptive study of TQRIS in the nine Round 1 RTT-ELC states four years after the receipt of grant funds. This report…
Kirby Gretchen, Caronongan Pia, Esposito Andrea M., Murphy Lauren, Shoji Megan, Del Grosso Patricia, Kiambuthi Wamaitha, Clark Melissa A., Dragoset Lisa, November, 2017
Executive Summary
The Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) contracted with Mathematica Policy Research to conduct a descriptive study of TQRIS in the nine Round 1 RTT-ELC states four years after the receipt of grant funds. This report…
Kirby Gretchen, Caronongan Pia, Esposito Andrea M., Murphy Lauren, Shoji Megan, Del Grosso Patricia, Kiambuthi Wamaitha, Clark Melissa A., Dragoset Lisa, November, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief presents the key findings of a report that describes the progress made by the Round 1 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grant recipients (California, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island…
Caronongan Pia, Kirby Gretchen, Boller Kimberly, Modlin Emily L., Lyskawa Julia, April, 2016
Literature Review
This report summarizes the findings of a literature review conducted as part of the Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High-Quality ECE (ECE-ICHQ) project funded by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation within the Administration for…