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Jacoby Jennifer Wallace, August 2021
Reports & Papers

This report’s findings shed light on the everyday contributions Head Start assistant teachers make to classroom quality, measured through teacher-child interactions. This report aims to help policymakers, education administrators, and…

Jacoby Jennifer Wallace, August 2021
Executive Summary

This report’s findings shed light on the everyday contributions Head Start assistant teachers make to classroom quality, measured through teacher-child interactions. This report aims to help policymakers, education administrators, and…

Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, Q3 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Relatively few studies provide rigorous estimates of the long-term effects of large-scale public preschool programs, and their findings vary greatly. This study investigates the effects in third through tenth grade of New Jersey’s Abbott…

Guerrero-Rosada Paola, Weiland Christina, Taylor Anne, Penfold Louisa, Snow Catherine, Sachs Jason, McCormick Meghan P., March 2021
Reports & Papers

This brief is part of an ongoing study that is tracking implementation of the Boston Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) expansion, including effects of the COVID-19 crisis on UPK community-based centers. We use administrative and interview data to…

Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Schneider William, Chor Elise, Sabol Terri J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Morris Amanda Sheffield, King Christopher T., November/December 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Two-generation human capital programs seek to promote the education of parents and children simultaneously. This study examines relations between family participation in CareerAdvance, which recruits parents of Head Start children into a workforce…
Steber Kathryn (Kate), Epstein Dale J., December, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In early 2017, Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) was awarded $2 million in funding from the governor of Georgia to be used for infant/toddler (I/T) language and literacy activities. DECAL used this funding…
Oliva-Olson Carola, October, 2019
Reports & Papers
This study compares classroom quality and improvements in children’s language skills for programs implementing two Head Start classroom language models: (1) dual language model and (2) English with home language support (EHLS). The dual language…
Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Morris Amanda Sheffield, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, King Christopher T., Guminski Sarah, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
CAP Tulsa's Head Start programs are of unusually high quality and have well-documented benefits to child school readiness and academic achievement in middle school. (Gormley, Phillips, & Gayer, 2008; Phillips, Gormley, & Anderson, 2016) The…
Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Morris Amanda Sheffield, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, King Christopher T., Guminski Sarah, May, 2019
Executive Summary
Past evaluations found that CareerAdvance(R) was associated with improved parent education, employment in the healthcare sector, and psychological well-being after one year. (Chase-Lansdale et al., 2018). The central question of this brief is…
Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Schneider William, Chor Elise, Sabol Terri J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Morris Amanda Sheffield, King Christopher T., May, 2019
Reports & Papers
CAP Tulsa's Head Start programs are of unusually high quality and have well-documented benefits to child school readiness and academic achievement in middle school (Gormley, Phillips, & Gayer, 2008; Phillips, Gormley, & Anderson, 2016). The…
Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Schneider William, Chor Elise, Sabol Terri J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Morris Amanda Sheffield, King Christopher T., May, 2019
Executive Summary
The current study evaluates the effects on children's attendance and chronic absence of CareerAdvance(R), a career pathway training program for parents of children enrolled in Head Start. It also examines whether the program is more effective in…
Reid Jeanne L., Melvin Samantha A., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

In recent decades, state funding for preschool programs has more than tripled as more states are trying to create universal access to Pre-K. Efforts to expand Pre-K access typically include the use and coordination of multiple preschool settings…

Gormley, Jr. William T., Phillips Deborah A., Anderson Sara, Winter 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
As states have upgraded their commitment to pre-K education over the past two decades, questions have arisen. Critics argue that program effects are likely to fade out or disappear over time, while supporters contend that program effects are likely…
Bornfreund Laura, Loewenberg Aaron, November, 2018
Other
In this report, we explain the work that has taken place over the last decade in Boston to not only improve K1, but to build on the successes of K1 through reform of classroom environments, instructional practices, and curricula in K1, kindergarten…
Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
Other

This document includes data tables related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."