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Massachusetts. Special Commission on Early Education and Care Operations and Finance, 31 December, 2013
Other
EEC convened seven meetings with the Special Commission members during the fall in order to develop recommendations for the House and Senate Committees on Ways and Means by the statutorily mandated December 31, 2013 deadline. It was the consensus of…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This document represents the Final Evaluation Report of the Project "Expanding Early Learning Opportunities for Vulnerable Children". The first chapter of the report provides an overview of the context and describes the main features of the Project…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Executive Summary
This document represents the Final Evaluation Report of the Project "Expanding Early Learning Opportunities for Vulnerable Children". The first chapter of the report provides an overview of the context and describes the main features of the Project…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Other
Appendices from an evaluation of an initiative to increase access to high-quality preschool education for vulnerable children in Serbia
Kroll Alexandra, Borck Rainald, 14 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
In Germany, formal child care coverage rates have increased markedly over the past few decades. The expansion in coverage is particularly pronounced for under 3 year-olds. The present paper is concerned with how mothers' mental and physical health…
Lopez Grecya, 10 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide access to quality preschool to four-year-old children in Los Angeles County. To achieve this goal, LAUP coaches lead teachers and, in some cases, also…
Lopez Grecya, 10 December, 2013
Executive Summary
Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide access to quality preschool to four-year-old children in Los Angeles County. To achieve this goal, LAUP coaches lead teachers and, in some cases, also…
Alexandre Judith Marie Yves, Makow Natalie, Jung Kwanghee, Barnett W. Steven, 04 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
We conducted two studies to examine the quality of infant and toddler care in New Jersey. One study was of the quality of center-based care statewide, as part of the New Jersey Department of Education's (NJDOE) effort to establish baseline data to…
Goldstein Peggy A., Warde Beverly, Peluso Paul R., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Many states provide public funding to facilitate school readiness for community-based pre-K and preschool programs for 4 year old children and 'at risk' 3 year old children. Little research exists on the school readiness gains of children…
Son Seung-Hee, Kwon Kyong-Ah, Jeon Hyun-Joo, Hong Soo-Young, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Teacher qualifications have been emphasized as a basis of professional development to improve classroom practices for at-risk children's school readiness. However, teacher qualifications have often not been compared to another form of professional…
Boots Shelley Waters, Winter 2013
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of comprehensive birth-through-third-grade systems in school districts in Palm Beach, Florida; Petal, Mississippi; and Los Angeles, California, based on interviews with 50 key informants and site case studies
Friese Sarah, King Carlise, Tout Kathryn, December, 2013
Methods
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,…
Apps Patricia, Mendolia Silvia, Walker Ian, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper investigates the relationship between attendance at pre-school school and children's outcomes into early adulthood. In particular, we are interested in: child cognitive development at ages 11, 14 and 16; intentions towards tertiary…
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Greenberg Erica, Loeb Susanna, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Using recent and nationally representative data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort, this study documents the substantial extent to which early childhood education program quality, defined using multiple measures, differs…
Ingoldsby Erin M., Baca Pilar, McClatchey Maureen W., Luckey Dennis W., Ramsey Mildred O., Loch Joan M., Lewis Jan, Blackaby Terrie S., Petrini Mary B., Smith Bobbie J., McHale Mollie, Perhacs Marianne, Olds David L., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We evaluated an intervention to increase participant retention and engagement in community practice settings of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), an evidence-based program of nurse home visiting for low-income, first-time parents. Using a quasi-…