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Duer Jennifer K., Jenkins Jade Marcus, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This mixed-methods study aims to answer three research questions regarding the impact of EHS on families and young children including: (1) What is the impact of EHS on long-run cognitive and health outcomes? (2) What is the effect of…

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…

Warren Shannon M., Barnett Melissa A., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Using a mixed methods approach, this collaborative study investigates patterns of Head Start home-classroom (dis)continuity and how those patterns of experience relate to self-regulation. Specifically, this study will address the following…

Zambrana Katherine A., Hart Katie C., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Since parents play a leading role in children’s early learning and development, enhancing skills and supports for parents in promoting school readiness in young children during earlier transitions to school may bolster later school readiness.…

Williams Bethany, Sisson Susan B., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The goal of this study is to understand the relationship between the community around an ECE and classroom health quality by program arrangement (Head Start, community-based childcare, family childcare home) by the following specific aims: Aim 1…

Moffett Lillie, Morrison Frederick J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The aim of the current study is to assess the feasibility of implementing integrated math and EF activities with teachers in preK classrooms—as well as an accompanying program of instructional coaching support. These activities will be…

Rumper Brooke, Greenfield Daryl B., 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The present study aims to understand different factors that might affect Dual Language Learning (DLL) children's science scores. DLL children comprise one fifth of the children served by Head Start, however little is known about their science…
Carr Robert C., Vernon-Feagans Lynne, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The effectiveness of the federal Head Start preschool program has been studied extensively for more than five decades. However, several areas of research need further consideration. First, a focus on Head Start's effectiveness in rural communities…
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…
Frechette Elizabeth, Greenfield Daryl B., 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study is to examine the association between the classroom context, self-regulation skills, and academic achievement in a sample of Dual Language Learning (DLL) children enrolled in Head Start. Given the increasing number of DLL…
Juhasz Audrey, Boyce Lisa K., 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Previous research following a sample of immigrant Dominican and Mexican children from ages 2 to 5 identified four dual language profiles: a) Dual-language growth, b) English dominance, c) Spanish dominance, d) Change from Spanish to English…
Wallace Laura E., Manz Patricia Holliday, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will critically examine the SafeStart model in regard to factors related to the timing of services, pre-enrollment factors, and transitions. The SafeStart program, an integrated service model, is a collaboration between the Pennsylvania…
Daneri M. Paula, Blair Clancy, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project seeks to examine the parenting practices in toddlerhood and teaching practices in preschool that support the development of low-income Latino children's self-regulation. Despite broad consensus in the literature that self-regulation…
Cunningham Jennifer E., Kaiser Ann P., 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The study explores the relationship between positive behavior support and teacher language support strategies in two ways: an initial correlational design study and an experimental research design study in which a subset of teachers who have been…
Bouza Johayra, Bulotsky-Shearer Rebecca J., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
We will validate a recently developed measure, Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality (FPTRQ) questionnaires, which captures teacher-family relationship quality (reported by both teachers and families). We will also develop a preliminary…