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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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Fuentes Yvette Sanchez, Troe Jessica, 21 December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Eight years after the requirement to implement official legal relationships, understanding of how Head Start programs and local schools are developing and sustaining transition relationships can help inform the broader early education field. To get…
Bleckman Johanna, Mattera Shira K., Mancini Patrizia, 17 December, 2015
Multimedia

This webinar provides an overview of the Head Start CARES (Classroom-based Approaches and Resources for Emotion and Social-skill Promotion) data sets in terms of design, study sample, key measures, and implementation/impact findings. An…

Bleckman Johanna, Mattera Shira K., Mancini Patrizia, 17 December, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides an overview of the Head Start CARES (Classroom-based Approaches and Resources for Emotion and Social-skill Promotion) data sets in terms of design, study sample, key measures, and…
Mathias Debi, Dichter Harriet, Schilder Diane, Iruka Iheoma U., 15 December, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar provides discussion on theories of change and practice models for building quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS), based on a survey of stakeholders from states and localities involved in QRIS design and implementation.…
Calderon Miriam E., Moss Heather, Johnson Jennifer M., Anderson Linda Hassan, Torres Pilar, Branscome Kenley, Stoney Louise, 15 December, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar examines ways in which states can improve quality within their Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) plan. Presenters from several states and organizations discuss how they are addressing quality improvement via initiatives and models…
Calderon Miriam E., Moss Heather, Johnson Jennifer M., Anderson Linda Hassan, Torres Pilar, Branscome Kenley, Stoney Louise, 15 December, 2015
Other
This Power Point presentation accompanies a webinar that examines ways in which states can improve quality within their Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) plan. Presenters from several states and organizations discuss how they are addressing…
Elango Sneha, Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Hojman Andres, 12 December, 2015
Reports & Papers
This paper organizes and synthesizes the literature on early childhood education and childcare. In it, we go beyond meta-analysis and reanalyze primary data sources in a common framework. We consider the evidence from means-tested demonstration…
Faria Ann-Marie, Doggett Libby, Yudron Monica, Lower Richard, Roth Erin, 11 December, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar features three presentations on the expansion of pre-kindergarten into community settings. The first presenter discusses federal initiatives designed to expand pre-kindergarten programs. Next, a presenter from Massachusetts shares…
Faria Ann-Marie, Doggett Libby, Yudron Monica, Lower Richard, Roth Erin, 11 December, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that features three presentations on the expansion of pre-kindergarten into community settings. The first presenter discusses federal initiatives designed to expand pre-kindergarten programs. Next,…
Mann Courtney M., Ward Dianne Stanton, Vaughn Amber, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, Vidal Lenita J. Long, Omar Sakinah, Namenek Brouwer Rebecca J., Ostbye Truls, 10 December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Background: Many families rely on child care outside the home, making these settings important influences on child development. Nearly 1.5 million children in the U.S. spend time in family child care homes (FCCHs), where providers care for…

Alvarez Kristine, 08 December, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar examines the capitalization of the early childhood education system by looking at financial and business model challenges. It responds to findings from the Philadelphia Project, supported by the William Penn Foundation (2014-2015),…
Alvarez Kristine, 08 December, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines the capitalization of the early childhood education system by looking at financial and business model challenges. It responds to findings from the Philadelphia Project, supported by…
Muschkin Clara G., Ladd Helen F., Dodge Kenneth A., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examines the community-wide effects of investments in two early childhood initiatives in North Carolina (Smart Start and More at Four) on the likelihood of a student being placed into special education. We take advantage of variation…
Sibley E., Dearing Eric, Toppelberg Claudio O., Mykletun Arnstein, Zachrisson Henrik Daae, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Prior theoretical models and empirical research suggest that specific parent, child, and family factors are related to the utilization of early childhood education and care (ECEC). The political context of Norway provides a unique opportunity to…

Lee June H., Barron Brigid, Winter 2015
Reports & Papers
This report examines media use in Hispanic-Latino families with young children in the United States. Drawing from data from a national survey of parents of 2- to 10-year-olds, it extends the findings from an earlier report that sheds light on…