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Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, 31 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
This evaluation aimed to assess not only the processes and outcomes associated with the pilot sites' completion of the project, but also the perceived utility of the system if it were to be implemented in Southern Nevada. Therefore, data were…
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, 31 December, 2011
Executive Summary
In the Spring of 2009, the Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) Workgroup (comprised of professionals working in early childhood education), along with United Way of Southern Nevada, the Nevada Office of Early Care and Education, University of…
Gaylor Erika, Spiker Donna, Williamson Cyndi, Ferguson Kate, 31 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the pilot of the Saint Paul Early Childhood Scholarship Program--a market-oriented scholarship model that includes home visits to inform parents about the benefits of high-quality early care and education, scholarships for low-…
Gaylor Erika, Spiker Donna, Williamson Cyndi, Ferguson Kate, 31 December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the pilot of the Saint Paul Early Childhood Scholarship Program--a market-oriented scholarship model that includes home visits to inform parents about the benefits of high-quality early care and education, scholarships…
Iruka Iheoma U., Yazejian Noreen, Maxwell Kelly, Robertson Nakenge, 21 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Quality Counts (QC) is a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) and professional development initiative in Miami-Dade County, Florida that has been active in the child care provider community for almost 4 years. This system is designed and…
Florida. Office of the Auditor General, 20 December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the governance structure, administration, oversight, and service delivery of state-funded early learning programs in Florida, based on audit procedures that include interviews with state agency staff, analyses of…
Tasmania. Educational Performance Services, 15 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of participation in Launching into Learning, a program in Tasmania, Australia, to promote the school readiness of children from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds, to child developmental outcomes in kindergarten…
Tasmania. Educational Performance Services, 15 December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the relationship of participation in Launching into Learning, a program in Tasmania, Australia, to promote the school readiness of children from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds, to child developmental outcomes in…
Richardson Brooke, 14 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
An examination of the representation of early care and education in the 2006 federal election in Canada, based on an analysis of newspaper articles, political party policy platforms, and political speeches
Del Grosso Patricia, Akers Lauren, Heinkel Luke, 12 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
This report aims to capture the key lessons learned from the Early Head Start for Family Child Care project framework and to provide information to the field about strategies the partnership teams used to implement the framework at the local and…
United States. Office of Head Start, United States. Office of Child Care, 12 December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of Early Head Start (EHS) for Family Child Care, a project to support partnerships between EHS grantees and family child care providers, that examines the characteristics of participating grantees and providers, the…
Duncan Greg J., Sojourner Aaron J., 06 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
An estimation of the relationship of participation in a comprehensive early childhood development intervention to income-based differences in child cognitive development and school readiness, based on secondary analyses of data from the nationally…
Pollard-Durodola Sharolyn D., Gonzalez Jorge E., Simmons Deborah C., Kwok Oi-man, Taylor Aaron B., Davis Matthew J., Min Jung Kim, Simmons Leslie, Winter 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of effects of an intensive shared book-reading intervention on the vocabulary development of preschool children at risk for vocabulary delay, based on data from 125 children stratified by classroom and randomly assigned to either the Words…
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Winter 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of child care center directors' definitions of child care quality, the quality of care in the directors' centers, and the relationship between director and center characteristics and center quality, based on in-depth interviews…
Boller Kimberly, Ross Christine, Paulsell Diane, December, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This concept paper proposes a four-stage approach to in-country/region ECD program development, selection, and inquiry designed to build the evidence base required to guide program and policy decisions. (author abstract)