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Phillips Beth M., Koon Sharon, Folch David C., October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Evidence suggests that participation in high quality early childhood education supports the school readiness of young children. Therefore, it is important to understand whether children from different geographic regions, such as urban and rural…
Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, October, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This study explored whether knowing more about the location of early childhood education sites and the characteristics of the neighborhood (in this case, the census tract) in which they are situated would improve understanding of the factors that…
Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, October, 2020
Other
This appendix (Appendix A. Methods) is related to a study that explores neighborhood characteristics and quality rating scores of early childhood education sites in North Carolina.
Iruka Iheoma U., DeKraai Mark, Walther Janell, Sheridan Susan M., Abdel-Monem Tarik, Q3 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
According to Bronfenbrenner's bioecological theory (Bronfenbrenner & Evans, 2000), children's early development and learning are influenced by multiple systems, including the microsystem (e.g., family poverty level), mesosystem (e.g., home-…
Bratsch-Hines Mary E., Burchinal Margaret, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Franco Ximena, Q2 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Although publicly-funded prekindergarten (pre-k) programs have been designed to promote children’s school readiness, programs have tended to support early literacy skills to a greater degree than early language skills. Given the importance of…

Lin Tzu-Jung, Justice Laura M., Paul Narmada, Mashburn Andrew J., Q4 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Peer interaction contributes strongly to children's development and learning, but the processes by which peer interaction is shaped in preschool classrooms, particularly classrooms in rural communities, are largely unknown. This study aimed to…
McCoy Dana Charles, Morris Pamela A., Connors Maia C., Gomez Celia J., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, March/April 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Recent research suggests that Head Start may be differentially effective in improving low-income children's early language and literacy skills based on a number of individual- and family-level characteristics. Using data from the Head Start Impact…
Fantuzzo John W., Perlman Staci M., July, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the impact of out-of-home placement on the social adjustment outcomes and academic achievement of urban children, based on a study of 11,835 second grade students enrolled in the public school system of a large northeastern city