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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, April 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief will help states, territories, and Tribes reflect on the supports child care providers need as they reopen child care that closed during the pandemic. It will also help them come into compliance with health and safety training and…

Palermo Francisco, Thibodeau-Nielsen Rachel, Han Seunghee, Mikulski Ariana M., Q1 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We examined the association between Spanish-speaking preschoolers’ (N = 137; M age = 53 months; SD = 4 months; 53% boys) effortful control (EC) and English vocabulary and letter-word skills. We also examined whether close teacher-child relationships…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of transportation requirements. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center) in response to the…
National Center for Program Management and Fiscal Operations, 2020
Other
Head Start programs can use this resource to find their initial bearings and move forward in the days ahead. Given the unique nature of the pandemic crisis, each of these systems are fluid and there are no rules on how and when to address the…
National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 2019
Other
Emergencies often happen suddenly and can be devastating to programs and communities. Emergency preparedness is the process of taking steps to ensure your early childhood education program is safe before, during, and after an emergency. Whether a…
Swindle Taren, Jarrett Diane, McKelvey Lorraine, Whiteside-Mansell Leanne, Edge Nicola A. Conners, Kraleti Shashank, July, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Excessive television (TV) viewing by children can lead to negative health and developmental outcomes. Using structural equation modeling, this study tests a conceptual model to understand social and familial factors associated with TV exposure among…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
QRIS frequently incorporate the use of curricula and child assessment as indicators for rating programs, especially in QRIS focused on improving school readiness and child outcomes. Some QRIS specify particular curricula or child assessments in…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
QRIS for early care and education programs sometimes incorporate features that are specific to supporting quality for certain age groups of children, including infants and toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. The indicators on which…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
QRIS often set goals to include programs that serve children who face challenges, including those with a developmental or physical disability, who are homeless, or who are in foster care. Children from diverse cultures or who are English language…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of transportation requirements for center-based and home-based child care…
National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement, September, 2015
Other
All of the interventions included in this compendium have a central focus on parenting. As defined here, a parenting intervention is a structured set of activities for children's primary adult caregivers that is intended to positively influence…
Labas Linda, Downs Jill, 30 July, 2015
Reports & Papers

The Maine Head Start and Early Head Start Needs Assessment Report 2015 Annual Update presents findings from a broad survey of directors and staff representing the 11 non-tribal Head Start grantees in Maine. This report serves as one source of…

Perkins Kelley J., 2015
Bibliographies
The following resource is designed to help higher education faculty who are creating infant-toddler coursework for non-traditional students and are seeking materials related to culture, race and ethnicity. Following a brief explanation of the Know-…
Perkins Kelley J., 2015
Bibliographies
The following resource is designed to help higher education faculty who are creating infant-toddler coursework for non-traditional students and are seeking materials related to dual language learners. Following a brief explanation of the Know-See-Do…
Greenfield Daryl B., 2015
Bibliographies
Because of the lack of knowledge on evidence based practices in science for infants and toddlers, this review draws upon more basic theory and research on infant and toddler development, highlighting its relevance to science education for these age…