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Henderson Davis E., May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Purpose: Over-identification of Navajo Head Start children into special education on the Navajo Reservation has come to the attention of Tribal leaders, Educational leaders, and parents due to the use of invalid assessment measures. Dynamic…
Scott Krista, Looby Anna Ayers, Hipp Janie Simms, Frost Natasha, March, 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
The majority of brain development happens before children enter the formal schooling system, positioning the early care and education system ("ECE system") to have a profound and long-lasting impact on a child's health, learning, and ability to…
Harden Brenda Jones, Feola Brandee, Morrison Colleen, Brown Shelby, Parra Laura Jimenez, Wassman Andrea Buhler, 2017
Other
Children experience toxic stress if there is pronounced activation of their stress-response systems, in situations in which they do not have stable caregiving. Due to their exposure to multiple poverty-related risks, African American children may be…
Downer Jason T., Goble Priscilla, Myers Sonya, Pianta Robert C., Q4 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using a large, longitudinal data set that represents 701 state-funded pre-k classrooms and over 2,900 children enrolled in 11 states, the current study examined two hypotheses: (1) children would be perceived to be better adjusted at the beginning…
Ansari Arya, Winsler Adam, Q4 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using data from the Miami School Readiness Project (MSRP), we examine the kindergarten readiness of five cohorts (2002-2007) of children from low-income, ethnically, and linguistically diverse families (n = 16,176) in Miami, Florida who experienced…
Souto-Manning Mariana, Cheruvu Ranita, 2016
Other
Given the fact that children of color, children from low- or no-income families, and children who are linguistically "minoritized" (McCarty, 2004) continue to face inequitable and unjust early educational and care experiences, it is imperative that…
Scull Janet, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
Success in literacy is critical to effective learning outcomes for all children, however for many Indigenous students who move variously between their Indigenous languages, Aboriginal English, and Standard forms of English the teaching of language…
University of Pittsburgh. School of Education. Center for Urban Education, University of Pittsburgh. School of Education. Office of Child Development, University of Pittsburgh. School of Education. Department of Psychology in Education. Supporting Early Education and Development (SEED) Lab, 2016
Reports & Papers
The University of Pittsburgh School of Education's Office of Child Development, Center for Urban Education, and the Supporting Early Education and Development (SEED) Lab partnered to conduct an environmental scan to identify promising practices that…
Moss Bonita, Harper Helen, Silburn Sven, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper examines a recent example of a transition-to-preschool program in regional Australia. The program is significant in linking Aboriginal child health and early childhood learning services. The discussion is drawn from a mixed method…
Guo Karen, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Multicultural curricula/programs assume an important role within a cultural approach to learning and teaching in early childhood education in New Zealand. Te Whariki, the national early childhood curriculum framework of New Zealand, is an…
Buchori Sylvia, Dobinson Toni, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Encounters with dominant sociocultural values begin with the early childhood classroom setting. This qualitative study reported the perceptions that early childhood educators in an Australian setting had of their culturally diverse classrooms and…
Leske Rachel, Sarmardin Dixie, Woods Annette, Thorpe Karen J., February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Investment in early childhood education and care (ECEC) programs is a cornerstone policy of the Australian Government directed towards increasing the educational opportunities and life chances made available to Australian Aboriginal and Torres…
Bumgarner Erin, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Q1 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Drawing on a sample of Latino American children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth cohort (ECLS-B), this paper uses propensity score matching to examine the relation between care arrangements the year before kindergarten and math and…
Alhassan Sofiya, Greever Cory, Nwaokelemeh Ogechi, Mendoza Albert, Barr-Anderson Daheia J., Winter 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Traditional physical activity (PA) programs have not been effective in increasing PA in African-American girls. Currently, there is limited information regarding the components of PA programs that drive participation in African-American girls. The…
Iruka Iheoma U., Morgan Jenille, Summer 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study uses the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort to examine the multi-dimensional patterns of quality experienced by African American children based on approximately 350 classrooms. Quality was based on indicators of provisions…