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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…

Miles Elly M., Dmitrieva Julia, Hurwich-Reiss Eliana, Badanes Lisa S., Mendoza Marina M., Perreira Krista Marlyn, Watamura Sarah, Q3 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The "Latino Health Paradox" denotes a well-established trend wherein foreign-born Latino immigrants arrive with protective health benefits which dissipate and sometimes reverse into health disparities in the second and subsequent generations. The…
Pompa Delia, Park Maki, Fix Michael, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This policy brief analyses the opportunities ESSA introduced for DLLs and the ECEC workforce. It begins by setting out key demographics of the DLL population, including its rapid growth and characteristics. The brief then discusses trends in the…
Pompa Delia, Park Maki, Fix Michael, December, 2017
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a brief that focuses on the leveraging of federal funding via the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to strengthen the early childhood education workforce and better serve young children who are dual language learners (DLLs).
Takanishi Ruby, Le Menestrel Suzanne M., 2017
Other
Educating dual language learners (DLLs) and English learners (ELs) effectively is a national challenge with consequences both for individuals and for American society. Despite their linguistic, cognitive, and social potential, many ELs--who account…
Gross Jeff, Ntagengwa Christine, March, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report begins with an overview of ECEC service provision in the United States. It then describes refugee populations in Massachusetts and how refugee families access child-care services, including the process of obtaining child-care vouchers…
Gross Jeff, Ntagengwa Christine, March, 2016
Executive Summary
This report begins with an overview of ECEC service provision in the United States. It then describes refugee populations in Massachusetts and how refugee families access child-care services, including the process of obtaining child-care vouchers…
Morland Lyn, Ives Nicole, McNeely Clea, Allen Chenoa, March, 2016
Reports & Papers
This study reveals the challenges and successes of collaboration between refugee resettlement services and Head Start, and demonstrates that increasing the Head Start enrollment of young children in refugee families is possible through intersectoral…
Morland Lyn, Ives Nicole, McNeely Clea, Allen Chenoa, March, 2016
Executive Summary
This study reveals the challenges and successes of collaboration between refugee resettlement services and Head Start, and demonstrates that increasing the Head Start enrollment of young children in refugee families is possible through intersectoral…
Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, Coley Rebekah Levine, Collins Melissa A., Miller Portia, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children from immigrant families are more likely than children of native parents to start school with fewer of the academic skills that are important for long-term success, although evidence on behavioral skills is mixed. Center-based early…
Miller Portia, Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, Coley Rebekah Levine, Koury Amanda, Q4 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early care and education (ECE) settings are important developmental contexts for young children, with nearly half of all U.S. children experiencing non-parental care during infancy and toddlerhood. However, there is little research examining…
Espinosa Linda M., November, 2013
Other
This report contributes to the effort to identify the specific features of ECE programs that most effectively support DLLs. First, it offers a profile of DLLs, and outlines some factors that may affect their developmental and academic outcomes. Next…
Espinosa Linda M., November, 2013
Executive Summary
This report contributes to the effort to identify the specific features of early childhood education programs that most effectively support DLLs. It offers a profile of DLLs, who are identified as children learning more than one language at the same…
Crosnoe Robert, July, 2013
Other
A comparison of three proposals, including expanded access to early childhood education, to improve the school readiness skills of children from immigrant families