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Perlman Michal, Falenchuk Olesya, Fletcher Brooke A., McMullen Evelyn, Beyene Joseph, Shah Prakesh S., 30 December, 2016
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed

The quality of staff/child interactions as measured by the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) programs is thought to be important for children's outcomes. The CLASS is made of three domains…

Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, 22 December, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This overview highlights how Connecticut compares to other states in relation to childhood obesity rates and early childhood obesity prevention policies according to two reports. It also looks at the progress that Connecticut state agencies have…
Simms Kimberly Burgess, Chien Nina C., Enchautegui Maria E., 20 December, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
One of the primary motivations for public investment in early care and education is its potential to increase parental employment. Indeed, economic theory and empirical evidence suggest that such support can improve parental labor force…
Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Leaf Duncan Ermini, Prados Maria Jose, 19 December, 2016
Reports & Papers
This paper estimates the long-term benefits from an influential early childhood program targeting disadvantaged families. The program was evaluated by random assignment and followed participants through their mid-30s. It has substantial beneficial…
Cardenas-Chaisson Angelica, Bruner Charles, Chase Richard A., Wahi Bharti, 19 December, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar discusses investment approaches and potential policy solutions that address equity in terms of race and place for children in the first 1000 days of life. Presenters from Minnesota share a state policy plan framework, as well as…
Killins Sherri, Ramsey Erin, Milam Danielle, Galinsky Ellen, Bland Julia, Brenkert Sarah, 15 December, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar discusses collaboration among libraries, museums, and early childhood systems in aligning efforts to promote early learning and development opportunities. Presenters from libraries and museums in Nevada, Louisiana, and Colorado share…
Killins Sherri, Ramsey Erin, Milam Danielle, Galinsky Ellen, Bland Julia, Brenkert Sarah, 15 December, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses collaboration among libraries, museums, and early childhood systems in aligning efforts to promote early learning and development opportunities. Presenters from libraries and museums…
Schmit Stephanie, Acevedo-Garcia Dolores, Hardy Erin, Puente Sylvia, 14 December, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar provides overviews of reports regarding disparities in access to Head Start and Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funded programs among young children based on their location and race/ethnicity. Presenters also share data on…
Schmit Stephanie, Acevedo-Garcia Dolores, Hardy Erin, Puente Sylvia, 14 December, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides overviews of reports regarding disparities in access to Head Start and Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funded programs among young children based on their location and race/…
Mathias Debi, Perkins Kelley J., Isik-Ercan Zeynep, 12 December, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar discusses implementation science and how it can guide quality improvement initiatives and inform technical assistance. Presenters explore the role of implementation teams, data and feedback loops, and infrastructure as core elements…
Mathias Debi, Perkins Kelley J., Isik-Ercan Zeynep, 12 December, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses implementation science and how it can guide quality improvement initiatives and inform technical assistance. Presenters explore the role of implementation teams, data and feedback…
Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Leaf Duncan Ermini, Prados Maria Jose, 11 December, 2016
Reports & Papers
This paper estimates the large array of long-run benefits of an influential early childhood program targeted to disadvantaged children and their families. It is evaluated by random assignment and follows participants through their mid-30s. The…
DeVito Samantha, 09 December, 2016
Reports & Papers
In Connecticut, 83% of kindergarteners attended preschool. Despite high preschool enrollment, less than half of these students enter kindergarten consistently demonstrating the language, literacy, numeracy and social skills needed for a successful…
Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., Grindal Todd, Hofer Kerry G., Lamoreau Renee, Sarna Maureen, Watt Rian, Yudron Monica, Douglass Anne L., 05 December, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report describes the first year of implementation of the PEG program in Massachusetts and provides an initial assessment of the extent to which PEG programs are meeting the objective of providing high-quality preschool to underserved children…
Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., Grindal Todd, Hofer Kerry G., Lamoreau Renee, Sarna Maureen, Watt Rian, Yudron Monica, Douglass Anne L., 05 December, 2016
Executive Summary
As part of the PEG program, EEC has invested in a rigorous external evaluation. The PEG evaluation is being conducted by Abt Associates Inc. in partnership with University of Massachusetts Boston. The multi-year evaluation has four components: an…