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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…
Guddemi Marcy, Sambrook Andrea, Wells Sallie, Randel Bruce, Fite Kathleen, Selva Gitta, Gagnon Kelly, April-June 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Educators and parents are increasingly concerned about effects of high-stakes testing on children who may not be developmentally ready to perform tasks according to rigorous standards of today's kindergartens. In response to this issue, and to…
Ackerman Debra J., February, 2014
Reports & Papers
Given the variety of publicly funded early education programs relying on observation score data, as well as the continued pressure on these programs to contain or cut operating budgets, this larger context is particularly salient as the field…
Oslund Eric L., Hagan-Burke Shanna, Taylor Aaron B., Simmons Deborah C., Simmons Leslie, Kwok Oi-man, Johnson Caitlin, Coyne Michael D., January, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the predictive validity of combinations of progress-monitoring measures: (a) curriculum-embedded phonemic awareness and alphabetic/decoding measures, and (b) Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS; Good &…
Falbe Jennifer, Kenney Erica L., Henderson Kathryn E., Schwartz Marlene B., December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the reliability and validity of a 65-item measure to evaluate five areas of child care center policies--nutrition education, nutrition standards for foods and beverages, promoting healthy eating in the child care setting, physical…
Henderson Kathryn E., Grode Gabrielle M., Middleton Ann E., Kenney Erica L., Falbe Jennifer, Schwartz Marlene B., September, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of outsider observers' and center directors' ratings of nutrition and physical activity environments and policies in 200 Connecticut child care centers receiving Child and Adult Care Food Program subsidies
Goldstein Jessica, McCoach D. Betsy, Fall 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Developmentally appropriate, psychometrically sound instruments are needed to assess young children and evaluate learning programs. In the United States, little guidance exists on the development and use of large-scale assessments that cover the…
Zedlewski Sheila R., Giannarelli Linda, Wheaton Laura, March 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the development of a poverty measure in Connecticut based on the National Academy of Science (NAS) recommendations and a simulation of alternative policies to reduce poverty as measured by NAS, based on data from the 2005 and 2006…
Carver Priscilla R., Iruka Iheoma U., 2006
Reports & Papers
An examination of data from the After-School Programs and Activities survey on the participation of kindergarteners through eighth graders in after school programs, with discussion of the survey?s design, the different types of after school care,…
Breunig Gretchen Stahr, Brandon Richard N., Maher Erin J., 2003
Reports & Papers
A report on data sources suitable for use in calculating the size of the child care workforce for individual states
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Yazejian Noreen, 2002
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the relationship between earlier child care environments and parental reports of children?s academic performance and adjustment to school throughout elementary school, based on data from the Cost, Quality, and Child Outcomes in Child…