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Workman Simon, 03 September, 2020
The interactive tool is intended to demonstrate the increased costs faced by providers who have remained open during the coronavirus pandemic. The calculator allows users to modify several data points but also includes default data to simplify the…
Greenberg Erica, Monarrez Tomas, September, 2019

Data for the figures presented in this feature come from three sources measuring school and program enrollment by race or ethnicity nationally. The first is the National Survey of Early Care and Education, a nationally representative study of…

West Jerry, March, 2019
This document provides basic information about the study designs, data collection and analytic methods commonly used in early child care policy and other social science research. It is intended to give users a general orientation to research designs…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, West Jerry, March, 2019
The research glossary defines terms used in conducting social science and policy research, for example those describing methods, measurements, statistical procedures, and other aspects of research. (author abstract)
Derrick-Mills Teresa, Isaacs Julia B., Greenberg Erica, Michie Molly, Stevens Kathryn, 2018
First, we provide the research questions for this methods brief and summarize the research questions we explored in the full report. Next, we discuss the CCDF Policies Database and the policies and rates that our study examined. The bulk of this…
Moodie Shannon, Daneri M. Paula, Goldhagen Samantha, Halle Tamara, Green Katie, LaMonte Lauren, February, 2014
This document has several purposes. First, the compendium aims to discuss the purpose of developmental screening and how it differs from child assessment. Second, the compendium aims to "translate" technical psychometric information about the…
Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, Yohalem Nicole, DuBois David L., Ji Peter, Hillaker Barb, January, 2014
Helping to build what are often referred to as "social-emotional" or "21st century skills" is an important contribution that many youth programs make and more could be making. Yet these efforts remain underrepresented in the program evaluation…
Friese Sarah, King Carlise, Tout Kathryn, December, 2013
The Quality Initiatives Research and Evaluation Consortium (INQUIRE) Data Work Group was convened to address a request from stakeholders for information on building an effective data infrastructure to support activities including monitoring,…
Paulsell Diane, Austin Ann M. Berghout, Lokteff Maegan, April, 2013
A discussion of measuring the implementation of early childhood interventions within multiple-level service delivery systems, with examples of tools for multiple-level assessments
Tout Kathryn, Starr Rebecca, February, 2013
A guide and tools to ensure that child care quality rating and improvement systems accurately measure and rate quality
Davis Elizabeth E., Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), December, 2012
A discussion of issues in designing studies of the dynamics of child care subsidy receipt
Ha Yoonsook, Johnson Anna D., December, 2012
A discussion of the features of four large-scale data sets relevant to the study of child care subsidies
Porter Toni, Guzman Lina, Kuhfeld Megan, Caal Selma, Rodrigues Katherine, Moodie Shannon, Chrisler Alison, Ramos Manica F., November, 2012
A review of instruments that measure the quality of family-provider relationships, and a discussion of considerations for the future development of family-provider relationship quality measures
Karoly Lynn A., January, 2012
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A discussion of standards for conducting benefit-cost analyses of early childhood programs
Gilliam Walter S., Frede Ellen, 2012
A discussion of research design options for the measurement of the outcomes of early education programs