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Olson Lynn, LePage Brooke, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
This report explores the early learning measurement landscape, why it is failing students, teachers, parents, and taxpayers, and what can be done to improve early learning assessment after the pandemic subsides. It highlights promising innovations…
Ackerman Debra J., 2018
Reports & Papers
In this report I share the results of a document-based, comparative case study aimed at increasing our understanding about the potential utility of state kindergarten entry assessments (KEAs) to provide evidence of English learner (EL)…
Moiduddin Emily M., Kamler Celina, Malone Lizabeth M., Gonzalez Kathryn E., 06 February, 2014
Reports & Papers
In 2012-2013, the Heising-Simons Foundation funded the Milpitas Unified School District's Early Learning Transitions Model (ELTM) to enhance supports for children and families as they prepare for elementary school. Although the ELTM has many…
Ackerman Debra J., Coley Richard J., February, 2012
Reports & Papers
A discussion of considerations for and approaches to the assessment of young children and a study of state prekindergarten child assessment policies in the 2011-2012 school year, based on a survey of state prekindergarten program personnel
Xue Yange, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Caronongan Pia, Moiduddin Emily M., 10 December, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of children's development from fall to spring in the Los Angeles Universal Preschool program and an examination of the validity of teacher-administered child assessments, based on a full battery of direct child assessments and brief teacher-…
Gomby Deanna, 30 April, 2008
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the review and assessment process of the School Readiness Initiative in Contra Costa County, California
Vogel Cheri, Aikens Nikki, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Sama Martin Emily, Caspe Margaret, Sprachman Susan, Love John M., March 28, 2008
Reports & Papers
A pilot study identifying culturally and linguistically appropriate child developmental measures to be used in the Los Angeles Universal Preschool Child Outcomes Study, a study of children enrolled in Los Angeles Universal Preschool
Santa Clara County Partnership for School Readiness, Peninsula Community Foundation (Menlo Park, Calif.). Peninsula Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study of children's skills at kindergarten entry and family and early childhood education factors associated with those skills in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, California, based on parent and early childhood education teacher surveys and…
Early Diane Marie, Bryant Donna M., Pianta Robert C., Clifford Richard M., Burchinal Margaret, Ritchie Sharon, Howes Carollee, Barbarin Oscar, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation using data from the NCEDL Multi-State Study of Pre-Kindergarten, 2001-2003, to examine if early educators' education, early childhood major, and credentials are related to classroom quality and preschool children's academic…
Sareen Harvinder, Thompson Lisa, Franke Todd, Halfon Neal, January, 2005
Reports & Papers
A pilot study to test an assessment of school readiness among a convenience sample of children, parents, and schools in the school districts of Ventura County, California
Hamre Bridget K., Pianta Robert C., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of ways children?s risk of school failure may be reduced by support from teachers, based on a national study of 910 children, ages 5-6, identified as at risk on the basis of demographic characteristics and their kindergarten teachers…
Santa Clara County Partnership for School Readiness, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of children's skills at kindergarten entry and family and early childhood education factors associated with those skills in Santa Clara County, California, based on parent and early childhood education teacher surveys and kindergarten…
La Paro Karen M., Olsen Kristin, Pianta Robert C., 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the developmental precursors of eligibility for special services by age 3
Camelot Allison Renee, 2000
Reports & Papers
A case study examining the effectiveness of a Head Start preschool program, based on observations and teacher evaluations of 31 four- year old children in two Head Start classrooms in southern California, assessed using the High/Scope Child…
Bradley Robert H., Caldwell Bettye M., Ramey Craig T., Barnard Kathryn, Hammond Mary A., Siegel Linda S., 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Examines the generalizability of relationships between home environment and children's early development status across groups of white, African American and Mexican American children one to three years of age