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Adams Gina, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report presents findings from a review of 17 programs and initiatives working to meet the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and training. It highlights common strategies these organizations have implemented to meet the…
Adams Gina, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, September, 2016
Executive Summary
This report presents findings from a review of 17 programs and initiatives working to meet the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and training. It highlights common strategies these organizations have implemented to meet the…
Afterschool Alliance, August, 2016
Reports & Papers
Given the promising role afterschool programs can play in addressing the inequities faced by families living in communities of concentrated poverty, and with the rise in the number of people living in communities of concentrated poverty, this…
Afterschool Alliance, August, 2016
Executive Summary
Given the promising role afterschool programs can play in addressing the inequities faced by families living in communities of concentrated poverty, and with the rise in the number of people living in communities of concentrated poverty, this…
Afterschool Alliance, 2014
Reports & Papers
The report looks at children participating in afterschool programs and children missing out on afterschool opportunities. It examines who is in afterschool programs, the types of activities offered in programs, satisfaction with program quality, and…
Afterschool Alliance, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
America After 3PM surveyed parents across the country to examine how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m.--the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work. It highlights the trends in afterschool program…
Cristofaro Tonia, Tamis-LeMonda Catherine S., March, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The contributions of mothers' and children's oral language to children's school readiness were longitudinally examined among 75 low-income mothers and children. When children were 36 months, mothers' and children's lexical diversity, mothers' wh-…
Traill Saskia, Olsson Elizabeth, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of new opportunities for states to use 21st Century Community Learning Center funds through waivers granted under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Eckenrode John, Campa Mary I., Loch Joan M., Henderson Charles R. (Charles Roy), Cole Robert, Kitzman Harriet J., Anson Elizabeth, Sidora-Arcoleo Kimberly, Powers Jane Levine, Olds David L., January, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: To examine the effect of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course development of 19-year-old youths whose mothers participated in the program. Design: Randomized trial. Setting: Semirural community in New York.…
Le Vi-Nhuan, Kirby Sheila N., Barney Heather, Setodji Claude Messan, Gershwin Daniel, 2006
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the relationship between school readiness skills at kindergarten entry and reading and mathematics achievement through the fifth grade, and of the role of kindergarten program factors in the development of nonacademic school readiness…
Le Vi-Nhuan, Barney Heather, Setodji Claude Messan, Gershwin Daniel, Kirby Sheila N., 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research questions, methods, and findings from an analysis of the relationship between school readiness skills at kindergarten entry and reading and mathematics achievement through the fifth grade, and of the role of kindergarten…
Le Vi-Nhuan, Kirby Sheila N., Barney Heather, Setodji Claude Messan, Gershwin Daniel, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an analysis of the relationship between school readiness skills at kindergarten entry and reading and mathematics achievement through the fifth grade, and of the role of kindergarten program factors in the development of nonacademic…
Raikes Helen, Summers Jean Ann, Roggman Lori A., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study analyzing fathers' participation in the Early Head Start program using qualitative and quantitative data from 326 Early Head Start fathers whose children were 36 months old
Colorado School Readiness Indicators Task Force, 2004
Other
A study of a set of indicators to measure the school readiness of the children from birth to eight years of age and their families in the communities in which they live in Colorado
McCart Linda, Bruner Charles, Schene Patricia, June, 2003
Other
Information on early childhood policy initiatives available to state policy makers for linking welfare and school readiness initiatives in the United States