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Grace Donna, DeBaryshe Barbara Diane, December 18, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an evaluation of the experiences of schools participating in a two-tiered kindergarten pilot program in Hawaii in which younger children, after their first year in kindergarten, are either promoted to first grade or spend a second year…
Pungello Elizabeth Puhn, Campbell Frances A., Barnett W. Steven, December 13, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of findings from the young adult follow-up of Abecedarian Project participants and estimates of a cost-benefit analysis of the project, with implications for future early intervention efforts
Weiss Heather B., Klein Lisa G., 12 December, 2006
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this paper is to determine what the evidence and conventional wisdom say about scaling-up home visiting as one of the best ways to support parents and promote early childhood development. To answer this question, we examined the…
Weiss Heather B., Klein Lisa G., December 12, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation into the influence of home visiting interventions and programs on the improvement of the outcomes of children and families, with recommendations for the implementation and expansion of home visitation programs within…
University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Cecil J. Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Center for Educational Accountability, Georgetown University. Center on Health & Education, December, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of LA 4, a publicly funded Louisiana prekindergarten program for at-risk 4-year-old children, during the 2005-2006 school year, based on pretest and posttest assessments of 7,898 children and quality observation of…
Learning Point Associates, Berkeley Policy Associates, December, 2006
Reports & Papers
An exploration of extended learning time (ELT) programs in South Carolina, including information on the the influence of program participation on student achievement and the cost-effectiveness of programs, based on surveys and visits of programs,…
Ward Helen D., Morris Lisa M., Atkins Julie A., Herrick Angela, Morris Patricia, Oldham Erin, December, 2006
Reports & Papers
A multi-method study, focusing predominantly on Maine, of the challenges and barriers facing low-income working families with special needs children in finding and retaining child care services and in balancing work and family, based on parent…
Milesi Carolina, Gamoran Adam, Winter 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the effects of class size on achievement in kindergarten, using hierarchical linear models, and data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Class of 1998-99
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study providing a descriptive snapshot of characteristics of Early Head Start programs, including 1) community and family characteristics, 2) programs' approaches to service delivery, 3) program management and staff, 4) program partnerships, and 5…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of a study providing a descriptive snapshot of characteristics of Early Head Start programs, including 1) community and family characteristics, 2) programs' approaches to service delivery, 3) program management and staff, 4) program…
Evans Daniel J., Winter 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the child care arrangements of children under 6 years, and the proportion of all non-parental care hours spent with either care centers, paid care from non-relatives, or family, friend, and neighbor care, based on results from the…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Highlights of findings on multiple aspects of the Head Start program, including classroom quality and benefits to children and families

Zill Nicholas, Sorongon Alberto, Kim Kwang, Clark Cheryl, Woolverton Maria, December, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of key findings related to children's outcomes and program quality from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2003
Nomaguchi Kei M., December, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relations among maternal employment, nonparental child care, mother-child interactions, and preschool children's developmental outcomes, using data from the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth
Theokas Christina, Bloch Margot, December, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A description of out-of-school time activities and them school-age children who participate in them, based on the 2003 National Survey of Children?s Health