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Weiland Christina, Q4 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
The results of the Tennessee study and the recent Brookings consensus statement present a moment for the field to reflect collectively on the preschool evidence base writ large and on what should come next. In this brief commentary, I review the…
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration of Children and Families (ACF) funds numerous data collection efforts through research studies on a wide-range of early childhood topics within and across child care,…
Fernandez Santin Merce, Feliu Torruella Maria, January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We seem to have a problem in arts education at pre-school level: the lack of specific training for teachers teaching this subject to very young children. The future preschool teachers' training seems to be focused on the teaching and learning…
Wolf Joan B., Spring 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this article, I deconstruct the mechanics of normalization in the National Institute of Child and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (SECCYD). Conducted from 1991 to 2009, the SECCYD was intended to improve…
Oliver Annie, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The National Research Conference on Early Childhood (formerly known as the Head Start National Research Conference) facilitates conversation between policymakers, researchers and practitioners serving families with young children. The conference…
Pasolli Lisa, 2015
Other
This book is a history of approaches and attitudes towards both the care of children and the role of working mothers in society in the province of British Columbia, Canada, from 1910 through the mid-2010s with a focus on the eras of the two world…
Shonkoff Jack P., Fisher Philip A., November, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
Half a century of research and program evaluation has fueled a diverse landscape of early childhood policies and practices that produce a range of positive effects on the life prospects of children who face the burdens of significant adversity.…
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative, Fall 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
A special issue of the journal Early Childhood Research & Practice with articles addressing several divergent issues related to early care and education in Illinois
Romano Judith T., September, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
The vast majority of young children spend time in settings outside of the home, and the nature of those settings directly impacts the child's health and development. The ecobiodevelopmental framework of early brain and child development serve as the…
Stover Sue, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
What happens to children's free play when learning outcomes are required? What happens when safety is foregrounded over exploration? When does accountability become surveillance? When does visualising children as an investment opportunity make…
Dobozy Eva, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper illustrates the value of strategic alignment as a model to navigate the current Australian education landscape, highlighting numerous changes to national overseeing bodies and their mandates. More importantly, it provides a critical…
van Oers Bert, September, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
As in many countries, in the Netherlands, governmental policy regulates the decisions of schools and care providers that concern and the control of the quality of education and care. Article 23 of the Dutch Constitution defines a fundamental right…
Abrahamsson Agneta, Samarasinghe Kerstin, April-June 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Introduction: Family centres in Sweden are integrated services that reach all prospective parents and parents with children up to their sixth year, because of the co-location of the health service with the social service and the open pre-school. The…
Urban Mathias, December, 2012
Other
Peer Reviewed
An argument for early childhood research in the European context to be more democratic, transformative, and political in nature in response to the author's examination of European policy documents relating to early care and education