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Coffey Missy, Zamora Carolina, Peyton Samantha, Pilkington Brent, Kyzer Angela, Grindal Todd, Smith Sheila, October 2020
Other

This report summarizes the existing administrative data infrastructure and recommendations for the Arkansas Suspension and Expulsion Work Group with the next steps to support better use of administrative data. Its purpose is to inform the…

Coffey Missy, Zamora Carolina, Peyton Samantha, Pilkington Brent, Kyzer Angela, Grindal Todd, Smith Sheila, October 2020
Executive Summary

This report summarizes the existing administrative data infrastructure and recommendations for the Arkansas Suspension and Expulsion Work Group with the next steps to support better use of administrative data. Its purpose is to inform the…

Westerberg Diana, Newland Rebecca, Mendez Julia L., September, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Caregivers are influential in young children's lives. As most children spend time in care outside of the home, it is critical to examine the interplay between parents and schools and how they influence children's development. The current study…
Brownell Celia A., Drummond Jesse K., May, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care (n = 1364), we examined how experiences in early childcare (ECE) and in families from 6 to 54 months predicted the development of first-grade prosocial behaviour (PSB), a core component of social…
Walker Allison, Malin Jenessa L., January, 2020
Reports & Papers

This brief describes the social and emotional skills of children served by Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs (see Box 1). This brief uses data from the MSHS Study 2017 (see Box 2) to examine the following questions: - Are MSHS…

Fabes Richard A., 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The purpose of this research is to examine the prevalence, disparities, and factors associated with the use of exclusionary discipline in U.S. public school-affiliated preschool programs. We plan to do this by conducting secondary data analyses…

Douglass Anne L., Halle Tamara, Tout Kathryn, December, 2019
Other
This issue brief presents the theory of change developed for the Breakthrough Series Collaborative on Social and Emotional Learning (BSC-SEL) that was designed and implemented as part of the CCL Project. A theory of change is a powerful tool that…
McCoy Kelsey, Hansen David J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Overall, the proposed study seeks to identify whether the presence and number of familial risk factors predict rates of change in social and emotional skills over the program year and how classroom characteristics may act to buffer or enhance…

Grindal Todd, Smith Sheila, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This study will examine three implementation factors that prior research indicates may limit or enhance the success of these initiatives. The first implementation factor is that state and local CCDF administrators have sufficient data and tools…

Pahigiannis Katie, Rosanbalm Katie, Murray Desiree W., 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Positive relationships with caregivers are essential for cultivating emerging self-regulation skills. This document provides tips to help caregivers use co-regulation to promote self-regulation skill development in toddlers. (author abstract)

Pahigiannis Katie, Rosanbalm Katie, Murray Desiree W., 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Positive relationships with caregivers are essential for cultivating preschoolers' expanding skillsets. This document provides tips to help caregivers use co-regulation to promote self-regulation skill development in preschoolers. (author…

Pahigiannis Katie, Rosanbalm Katie, Murray Desiree W., 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Infants can utilize simple self-regulation skills such as self-soothing or turning their attention away from upsetting situations, usually toward their caregiver, to seek comfort. This document provides tips to help caregivers use co-regulation…

Bailey Rebecca, Barnes Sophie P., Park Christine, Sokolovic Nina, Jones Stephanie M., May, 2018
Other

The purpose of this Compendium is to provide information about the range of measures available to assess executive function (EF) and other regulation-related skills. The field of EF and other regulation-related research is broad, rapidly-growing…

Vredenburgh Christopher, May, 2018
Reports & Papers
Collaboration, the coordination of actions to achieve a common goal, is a ubiquitous human behavior from an early age. Thus far, most research on collaboration has focused on its evolutionary origins, earliest occurrences, and outcomes (e.g.…
Poznanski Bridget, Hart Katie C., 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Children with externalizing behavior problems (EBPs), characterized by aggression, hyperactivity, inattention, and oppositionality, do not experience the same academic and behavioral benefits from Head Start as their peers, and are at risk for a…