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Cannon Jill S., Schweig Jonathan, Perera Rachel, 2020
Reports & Papers

The Families Forward Learning Center (FFLC) offers a two-generation learning program for low-income families with children from birth to five years old in Pasadena, California. The program aims to prepare participants—mothers and their children—…

Cannon Jill S., Schweig Jonathan, Perera Rachel, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs

FFLC sought help from RAND Corporation researchers to understand the effects of the program on participants after leaving the program. Specifically, the research team conducted a mixed-methods assessment to assess • how mothers perceive the…

Dropkin Emmalie, Jauregui Sylvia, January, 2015
Reports & Papers
The six examples in this report document how Head Start and Early Head Start programs across the country have worked with families, local employers, and community partners to create two-generation opportunities for children and parents to achieve…
Quick Heather, Manship Karen, Parrish Deborah (Montgomery), Madsen Shannon, Lyman-Munt Eva, Ernandes Jessica, Rojas Daniela, Helsel Fiona, Howes Carollee, Jung Youngok, 12 January, 2011
Reports & Papers
Findings from an eight-year process and outcome evaluation of the First 5 LA Family Literacy Initiative, a comprehensive program to promote literacy among low-income families in Los Angeles County, that examines both program characteristics and…
Brown Deborah, October, 2010
Reports & Papers
An evaluation from August 2009 through June 2010 of Early Steps to School Success, a language and literacy development program for children from birth to age 5 and their families, that examines enrollment, retention, participant characteristics,…
Quick Heather, Manship Karen, Parrish Deborah (Montgomery), Rojas Daniela, Hauser Alison, Howes Carollee, Jung Youngok, May 22, 2009
Reports & Papers
Findings from the fifth and sixth years of the implementation and impact evaluation of the First 5 LA Family Literacy Initiative, a comprehensive program to promote literacy among low-income families in Los Angeles County, that examined program…
Femia Elia E., Zarit Steven H., Blair Clancy, Jarrott Shannon E., Bruno Kelly, Q2 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of intergenerational programming for preschoolers and seniors on children's socioemotional development, behavior, school performance, and attitudes, based on a survey of 37 families
Shivers Eva Marie, 2008
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Community Pre-K, a play and learn program to provide quality early learning experiences to children cared for by subsidized, license-exempt providers and to build providers' caregiving skills, that examined child and provider…
Quick Heather, Parrish Deborah (Montgomery), Manship Karen, Gaertner Freya, Waugh Regina, Gonzalez Raquel, Rojas Daniela, Zuniga Stephen, Jung Youngok, Howes Carollee, 07 March, 2007
Reports & Papers
Findings from the third and fourth years of the implementation and impact evaluation of the First 5 LA Family Literacy Initiative, a comprehensive program to promote literacy among low-income families in Los Angeles County, that examined program…
First 5 California, January, 2007
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the impact of family literacy outreach services provided to 3 and 4 year old children of migrant seasonal farm workers in California, based on a sample of 684 children
United States. Department of Education. Planning and Evaluation Service, 2003
Reports & Papers
Findings from the third national evaluation of the federal Even Start family literacy program, including a description of the program and its participants, and a discussion of program impacts based on data from an experimental study of Even Start's…
Stile Stephen W., Ortiz Robert W., 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of Project DADS, a training program for fathers participating in early literacy activities with their children
United States. Department of Education. Planning and Evaluation Service, 1998
Reports & Papers
The second national evaluation of the Even Start Family Literacy Program, examining what has changed and what has remained stable over its first eight years, specifically addressing who and what is served by the program, federal funding methods,…
Applied Survey Research, n.d.
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the Yes We Can...Read! Children's Initiative, an early literacy program incorporating parent engagement workshops, family literacy nights, and community volunteer mentors, that examines program implementation, changes in parent…
First 5 LA, n.d.
Reports & Papers
A study of changes in the home literacy practices and school involvement of parents who participated in a family literacy program in Los Angeles County, California, based on pre- and post-program surveys