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Yang Chengwu, Panlilio Carlo, Verdiglione Nicole, Lehman Erik B., Hamm Robert M., Fiene Richard, Dore Sarah, Bard David E., Grable Breanna, Levi Benjamin H. (Benjamin Horowitz), 08 January, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In recent years, real-world studies (RWS) are gaining increasing interests, because they can generate more realistic and generalizable results than randomized controlled clinical trials (RCT). In 2017, we published a RCT in 741 early childhood care…
Frazier Stacy L., Chou Tommy, Ouellette Rachel R., Helseth Sarah A., Kashem Erin R., Cromer Kelly D., June, 2019
Other
Peer Reviewed
Organized after-school programs can mitigate risk and build resilience for youth in urban communities. Benefits rely on high-quality developmental experiences characterized by a supportive environment, structured youth-adult interactions, and…
Otten Jennifer J., Bradford Victoria A., Stover Bert, Hill Heather D., Osborne Cynthia, Getts Katherine, Seixas Noah, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
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Little is known about the health of the 2.2 million early care and education (ECE) workers responsible for the care, well-being, and success of the approximately ten million children younger than age six enrolled in ECE, or the extent to which…

Otten Jennifer J., Getts Katherine, Althauser Anne, Buszkiewicz James, Jardim Ekaterina, Hill Heather D., Romich Jennifer, Allard Scott W., 2018
Reports & Papers
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In this article, we examine the impact of Seattle's $15 minimum wage on the local child care sector. Our mixed methods study answers two key research questions: How is Seattle's minimum wage ordinance affecting wages paid in the child care sector?…
Castro Dina Carmela, Gillanders Cristina, Franco Ximena, Bryant Donna M., Zepeda Marlene, Willoughby Michael T., Mendez Lucia I., Q3 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this experimental study was to assess the efficacy of the Nuestros Ninos School Readiness (NNSR) Professional Development Program, a 2-year program that includes an integrative approach to teacher professional development (PD) and a…
Sawyer Brook E., Hammer Carol Scheffner, Cycyk Lauren M., Lopez Lisa M., Blair Clancy, Sandilos Lia E., Komaroff Eugene, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purposes of this study were to (a) examine the degree to which teachers used linguistically responsive practices to support the language and literacy development of Spanish-speaking Dual Language Learners (DLL) and (b) to investigate the…
Sandilos Lia E., Cycyk Lauren M., Hammer Carol Scheffner, Sawyer Brook E., Lopez Lisa M., Blair Clancy, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study investigated the relationship of preschool teachers' self-reported depressive symptomatology, perception of classroom control, and perception of school climate to classroom quality as measured by the Classroom Assessment Scoring System…
Baker Courtney N., Tichovolsky Marianne H., Kupersmidt Janis, Voegler-Lee Mary Ellen, Arnold David H., August, 2015
Reports & Papers
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Preschool teachers have important impacts on children's academic outcomes, and teachers' misperceptions of children's academic skills could have negative consequences, particularly for low-income preschoolers. This study utilized data gathered from…
Piasta Shayne B., Logan Jessica A. R., Pelatti Christina Yeager, Capps Janet L., Petrill Stephen A., May, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Because recent initiatives highlight the need to better support preschool-aged children's math and science learning, the present study investigated the impact of professional development in these domains for early childhood educators. Sixty-five…
Knoche Lisa, Marvin Christine A., Sheridan Susan M., 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study explores strategies used by early childhood professionals (ECPs) involved in a school readiness intervention to support parent engagement in young children's learning. Thirty-two ECPs were recorded during home visits with young children…
Friedman-Krauss Allison, Raver C. Cybele, Neuspiel Juliana M., Kinsel John, July, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The current article explores the relationship between teachers' perceptions of child behavior problems and preschool teacher job stress, as well as the possibility that teachers' executive functions moderate this relationship. Data came from 69…
Friedman-Krauss Allison, Raver C. Cybele, Morris Pamela A., Jones Stephanie M., May, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Despite the abundance of research suggesting that preschool classroom quality influences children's social-emotional development, the equally important and related question of how characteristics of children enrolled in a classroom influence…
Jeon Lieny, Buettner Cynthia K., Snyder Anastasia, April, 2014
Reports & Papers
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The purpose of this study was to examine the associations among teacher depression, global child-care quality, and child internalizing and externalizing behavioral problems in early child-care settings. Method: We analyzed data from 3-year-old…
Landry Susan H., Zucker Tricia A., Taylor Heather B., Swank Paul R., Williams Jeffrey M., Assel Michael A., Crawford April, Huang Weihua, Clancy-Menchetti Jeanine, Lonigan Christopher J., Phillips Beth M., Eisenberg Nancy, Spinrad Tracy L., De Villiers Jill G., De Villiers Peter A., Barnes Marcia A., Starkey Prentice, Klein Alice, February, 2014
Reports & Papers
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Despite reports of positive effects of high-quality child care, few experimental studies have examined the process of improving low-quality center-based care for toddler-age children. In this article, we report intervention effects on child care…
Bierman Karen L., Sanford DeRousie Rebecca M., Heinrichs Brenda S., Domitrovich Celene E., Greenberg Mark T., Gill Sukhdeep, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: Recent research has validated the power of evidence-based preschool interventions to improve teaching quality and promote child school readiness when implemented in the context of research trials. However, very rarely are follow-…