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Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Pinto Rodrigo, Shaikh Azeem M., Yavitz Adam, April 2011
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the implications of imperfectly randomized assignment on the determination of treatment effects, with an analysis of findings from the Perry Preschool Program in light of these implications
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Pinto Rodrigo, Shaikh Azeem M., Yavitz Adam, April, 2011
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the implications of imperfectly randomized assignment on the determination of treatment effects, with an analysis of findings from the Perry Preschool Program in light of these implications
Thompson Ross A., December, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of what is known about early brain development and its implications for policy and practice
Espinosa Linda M., Lopez Michael, 11 August, 2007
Other
A discussion of considerations and recommendations for assessing young English language learners in programs with different levels of accountability and an overview of current assessment measurements and strategies for English language learners
Horton Carol, May, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a review of the research designs and findings of notable research initiatives that focus on early care and education programs including Head Start, child care programs, and state prekindergarten programs
Frede Ellen, Ackerman Debra J., March, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A framework for decisionmakers to evaluate the appropriateness of curricula for their preschool programs
National Early Childhood Accountability Task Force, 2007
Other
Recommendations for developing a system of state standards-based child and program assessments to be used for informing early childhood program policy and to be linked to standards-based assessments in the early elementary grades
National Early Childhood Accountability Task Force, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of recommendations for developing a system of state standards-based child and program assessments to be used for informing early childhood program policy and to be linked to standards-based assessments in the early elementary grades
Love John M., 25 September, 2006
Other
A discussion of considerations and challenges in designing and implementing state early childhood accountability systems
Kauerz Kristie, June, 2006
Reports & Papers
A descriptive study of each state's kindergarten, first grade, and second grade content standards and mandatory assessments
Macmillan Larry, Neugebauer Roger, 12 January, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of large, private non-profit and for-profit early childhood service providers' child and program quality assessment efforts, as well as of programs' use of assessment data for management purposes and their experiences of state…
Frede Ellen, September, 2005
Other
A discussion of efforts to implement an assessment system for New Jersey Abbott Preschool Program, a publicly-funded, high-quality preschool program for children in high-poverty school districts
Ackerman Debra J., Barnett W. Steven, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Discussion on the definition of elementary school readiness and initiatives to improve readiness evaluation measures
Cryer Debby, Burchinal Margaret, 1997
Instruments
Peer Reviewed
Caldwell Bettye M., Ferron John M., Ng'Andu Nicholas, Garrett Patricia, Bradley Robert H., Summer 1994
Instruments
Peer Reviewed