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Fuligni Allison Sidle, Howes Carollee, Huang Yiching, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Lara-Cinisomo Sandraluz, Q2 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An identification of two routines profiles--structured-balanced and high free choice, derived from varying proportions of teacher-directed and child-initiated activities during the preschool day, and a study of the relationship between those routine…
Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, Coley Rebekah Levine, Maldonado-Carreno Carolina, Li-Grining Christine P., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, September/October 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between low-income children's development of behavior problems during middle childhood and child care quality, extent and type of care, as well as an examination of child characteristics, gender, and race-ethnicity, as…
Wesley Patricia W., Bryant Donna M., Fenson Carla, Tout Kathryn, Susman-Stillman Amy R., Hughes-Belding Kere, July-September 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of the use of Partnership for Inclusion (PFI) training in the preparation of consultants who implement quality improvement interventions at child care centers, based on measurements of fidelity of implementation at over 300…
Knoche Lisa, Sheridan Susan M., Edwards Carolyn Pope, Osborn Allison Q., Q3 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The implementation efforts of 65 early childhood professionals involved in the Getting Ready project, an integrated, multi-systemic intervention that promotes school readiness through parent engagement for children from birth to age five, were…
Child Trends, May, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research related to the measurement of quality in child care and early education settings, including important aspects of quality to measure, aspects of quality that existing measures cover well, and effective strategies for measuring…
Zaslow Martha, Tout Kathryn, Halle Tamara, Forry Nicole D., May, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the different purposes for measuring child care and early education quality, including the importance of distinguishing among different purposes when assessing quality and the need for care when assessments are to be used for…
Burchinal Margaret, Kainz Kirsten, Cai Karen, Tout Kathryn, Martinez-Beck Ivelisse, Rathgeb Colleen, May, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research on the relationship of child care and early education quality to children's cognitive, social, and academic development
Forry Nicole D., Vick Jessica, Halle Tamara, May, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of measuring child care quality by identifying child care and early education practices and features associated with child development in specific domains, including language and literacy, math, science, and cognition, socioemotional…
Lara-Cinisomo Sandraluz, Fuligni Allison Sidle, Daugherty Lindsay, Howes Carollee, Karoly Lynn A., Spring 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of early childhood educators' beliefs about the types of preschool learning experiences that are important for children's kindergarten readiness, based on 11 focus groups in Los Angeles County with 75 educators from publicly-funded and…
Coley Rebekah Levine, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Li-Grining Christine P., 2001
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of the child care experiences of low income families in Boston, Chicago and San Antonio, and a discussion of the types of child care settings used to meet needs and preferences of families
Hofferth Sandra L., 1992
Other
An analysis of federal child care policy in the United States
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 1990
Reports & Papers
A study of the early impact of Teenage Parent Demonstration project studies designed increase the employment and economic self-sufficiency of teenage mothers and to increase the level of child support by absent fathers