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Whitehurst Grover J., 20 December, 2018
Other
I propose a different way of thinking about the role of early experience, which I call the good-enough model. It is an evolutionary perspective that sees the human species as having evolved in circumstances that support normal development of brain…
Whitehurst Grover J., 20 December, 2018
Executive Summary
I propose a different way of thinking about the role of early experience, which I call the good-enough model. It is an evolutionary perspective that sees the human species as having evolved in circumstances that support normal development of brain…
Public Sector Consultants, Inc., 14 December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report examines whether the decline in licensed care exceeds the decline in the number of children needing care. The report does this by comparing the recent history of licensed child care programs to population data. Licensing data from 2010…
Jones Jasmine M., 10 December, 2018
Reports & Papers

This study analyzes the relationship between poverty-dense communities and the motivation of home-based providers to enhance the development of children aged 3-5 in his or her care. An educator's expertise in engaging with preschool students has…

Blewitt Claire, Fuller-Tyszkiewicz Matthew, Nolan Andrea, Bergmeier Heidi, Vicary David, Huang Terry TK, McCabe Paul C., McKay Tracey, Skouteris Helen, 07 December, 2018
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
IMPORTANCE Social-emotional competence in early childhood influences long-term mental health and well-being. Interest in the potential to improve child health and educational outcomes through social and emotional learning (SEL) programs in early…
Jones Colin A., 03 December, 2018
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After-school and out-of-school time (ASOST) learning opportunities are available to some, but not all, Massachusetts students who could benefit from such programs. This report surveys the child population and existing ASOST programs in Massachusetts…
Abel Michael B., Talan Teri N., Magid Marina, December, 2018
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The L.E.A.D. Early Childhood Clearinghouse presents national and state statistics related to early childhood administrators (site-based directors, family child care providers, and school principals), and the qualifications related to their education…
Warner-Richter Mallory, Hall Nadia S. Orfali, Daily Sarah, Bultinck Erin, Cleveland Jennifer, Tout Kathryn, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This study was guided by the following two primary research questions: 1. What were participants', mentors', and key stakeholders' perceptions of the Vermont STARS quality framework and quality improvement supports? 2. To what extent did the design…
Roberts Amy M., Gallagher Kathleen Cranley, Sarver Susan L., Daro Alexandra M., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Teacher turnover is a serious challenge across early childhood settings. Turnover can be expensive for early childhood programs, burdensome to staff, and harmful to children throughout the nation. Nebraska is no exception. This research brief…
Public Sector Consultants, Inc., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
To better understand the current state of child care in northwest lower Michigan and how the community can improve access and affordability, Networks Northwest partnered with Public Sector Consultants (PSC) to analyze available data and interview…
Kauerz Kristie, Taylor Mari, Kuhl Katie, December, 2018
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With generous funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in February 2014, the Washington P-3 Executive Leadership Certificate Program (P-3 ELCP) enrolled its first cohort. The P-3 ELCP was offered in three subsequent years, and as of the…
Preskitt Julie K., Johnson H., Becker David, Ernest James M., Fifolt Matthew, Adams Joe T., Strichik Tracye, Ross Jeana, Sen B., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this issue brief is to analyze reading and math proficiency results through middle school to compare performance and persistence over time of any differences between groups of students who received Alabama First Class Pre-K and those…
Yamashiro Amy, Yan Jean, McLaughlin John, December, 2018
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This 2018 report updates the annual Early Childhood Homelessness State Profiles and provides a snapshot of early childhood data available for children who are experiencing homelessness in each state, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. (…
James Cemere, Iruka Iheoma U., December, 2018
Other
The National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) launched the "Delivering on the Promise of Effective Early Childhood Education for Black Children: Eliminating Exclusionary Discipline and Concentrating on Inclusion" national campaign in 2017.…
Dodge Kenneth A., Bai Yu, Ladd Helen F., Muschkin Clara G., December, 2018
Executive Summary
This new analysis extends the evaluation of the same students over the course of middle school through the end of Grade 8. We asked two main research questions: First, did each program continue to have a positive impact on math and reading test…