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United States. Government Accountability Office, April, 2017
Reports & Papers
Education's 21st Century program--funded about $1 billion annually since 2002--supports a broad array of activities outside the school day to improve student outcomes in high-poverty or low-performing K-12 schools. A statement accompanying the…
Language and Reading Research Consortium, November/December 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to empirically examine the dimensionality of language ability for young children (4-8 years) from prekindergarten to third grade (n = 915), theorizing that measures of vocabulary and grammar ability will represent a…
United States. Department of Education. Office for Civil Rights, 21 March, 2014
Reports & Papers
A child's early education, including preschool and elementary school, sets the foundation for his or her future success. The 2011-12 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) collected early-childhood-education-related data such as preschool access and…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2008
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the theory of Positive Youth Development (PYD) and its promotion of the "Five Cs"--competence, confidence, character, caring, and connection--in youth, based on data on 3,342 students from 33 states assessed from…
Olsen Darcy Ann, 08 February, 2005
Reports & Papers
A critique of proposals that encourage the adoption of universal, full-day preschool programs in the state of Arizona, as they do not improve children's outcomes or prevent school dropout rates
Barnett W. Steven, Hustedt Jason T., Robin Kenneth B., Hawkinson Laura E., 2005
Reports & Papers
An annual review of access, quality, and resources in state funded preschool programs for children aged 3 and 4, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, during the 2003-2004 program year
Osterling Jorge P, Garza Armandina, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the use of partnerships between schools and Latino community-based organizations to improve the involvement of Latino parents in children's schooling
United States. Head Start Bureau, 2000
Reports & Papers
An overview of the impact, on children, families, schools, and communities, of 31 local demonstration programs, conducted as part of the National Head Start/Public School Early Childhood Transition Demonstration Study, in 30 states and the Navajo…
United States. Department of Education, United States. Department of Justice, 1998
Reports & Papers
A report on the benefits of after-school programs with examples of successful programs
Mulholland Lori, Heffernon Rick, Shaw Kathleen, 1998
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the Arizona Transition Project?s, a comprehensive and collaborative effort of the Head Start-Public School Transition Project: 1992-1997, impact on Head Start children and their families during the transition to formal schooling