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Paschall Katherine W., Halle Tamara, Maxwell Kelly, June, 2020
Reports & Papers

The purpose of this report is to use nationally representative data from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) to provide a descriptive comparison of the types of ECE available in high-density urban, moderate-density urban…

Cabrera Natasha J., Malin Jenessa L., Kuhns Catherine, West Jerry, February, 2017
Reports & Papers
This brief compares the development and early home environment of Latino boys to those of two peer groups--white boys and Latina girls--from birth to kindergarten entry. We chose these two comparisons to understand how Latino boys' early development…
Vallotton Claire, Harewood Tamesha, Ayoub Catherine, Pan Barbara A., Mastergeorge Ann M., Brophy-Herb Holly, Q4 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between parenting stress and language development of boys and girls, the mediating role of Early Head Start participation, and variation by gender in that relationship, based on data from 3,001 study participants…
Greenberg Ariela, August, 2010
Reports & Papers
Differential item functioning (DIF) and differential distractor functioning (DDF) are methods used to screen for item bias (Camilli & Shepard, 1994; Penfield, 2008). Using an applied empirical example, this mixed-methods study examined the…
Greenberg Ariela, Greenfield Daryl B., 2008
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Miami, as part of a larger study, will develop a direct assessment of preschool science which can be used to measure science content and process skills among preschoolers. The assessment will evaluate interventions in classrooms…
Harden Brenda Jones, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Maryland will use the Early Head Start (EHS) dataset to determine the effects of EHS programs on African American male children. Specifically, the study has three aims: (a) to examine whether there are differences in EHS impact on…