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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…
Grant Ashley A., Jeon Lieny, Buettner Cynthia K., May, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
To understand factors that might impact teacher turnover, the current study explored predictors of early childhood teachers' professional commitment, which we define as a teacher's psychological bond to their profession and work as a teacher,…
District of Columbia. Office of the State Superintendent of Education, December, 2017
Reports & Papers
Pursuant to the reporting requirements in the Pre-K Enhancement and Expansion Act of 2008, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) produces an annual report on the status of pre-K in the District. This year's report highlights the…
Curby Timothy W., Johnson Price McCloud, Mashburn Andrew J., Carlis Lydia, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
When conducting classroom observations, researchers are often confronted with the decision of whether to conduct observations live or by using pre-recorded video. The present study focuses on comparing and contrasting observations of live and video…
Buettner Cynthia K., Jeon Lieny, Hur Eunhye, Garcia Rachel E., October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early care and education has pronounced implications for young children's social-emotional learning. Although program structural and classroom process quality indicators have been widely explored, teachers' personal social-emotional capacity has…
Curby Timothy W., Boyer Caroline, Edwards Taylor, Chavez Catharine, September, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of lead and assistant teachers on their levels of emotional support, classroom organization, and instructional support, and an examination of the degree to which lead and assistant teachers worked in conjunction with each other across a…
Green Rodney D., McKie Brooke, Manswell Butty Jo-Anne, Maloney Maxine, Adams Sonia, 23 March, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of infant and toddler child care quality in center-based programs in Washington, DC, based on observations of 113 classrooms, and a study of the characteristics and workforce development needs of center-based infant and toddler…
Tout Kathryn, Starr Rebecca, Soli Margaret, Moodie Shannon, Kirby Gretchen, Boller Kimberly, April, 2010
Reports & Papers
A compendium of information on quality rating systems of child care and early education programs, including a proposal of an analytic framework for the assessment and evaluation of quality rating systems and profiles of such systems in 26 states
Southern Regional Initiative on Child Care, 2004
Reports & Papers
A survey of actions taken by southern states to implement a regional action plan to improve child care and early education quality
Brandon Peter D., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the use of child care arrangements among immigrant families to non-immigrant families
Bagnato Stephen J., Osborne Sheri, Garland Corinne W., Shair Eleana, 30 November, 2003
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the Region III DSQIC (Disabilities Services Quality Improvement Center) model, an initiative to provide mentoring and technical assistance services to early childhood programs to help integrate children with disabilities into the…
Smith Linda K., Vinci Yasmina, Galvan Michelle, June, 2003
Reports & Papers
A national study of child care resource and referral agencies, including services provided to parents and providers, sources and levels of agency funding, and agency data collecting activities, based on a survey of state child care resource and…
Moon Rachel Y., Oden Rosalind P., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study attempting to determine whether an educational program for child care providers regarding sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and safe sleep environment is effective in 1) providing basic information and understanding regarding SIDS risk…
Porter Toni, Habeeb Sulaifa, Mabon Sally, Robertson Anne, Kreader J. Lee, Collins Ann, 2002
Reports & Papers
A catalog, directory, and report on the evaluations of 104 local and state child care quality improvement initiatives funded through the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF)
Blank Helen, Schulman Karen, Ewen Danielle, 1999
Reports & Papers
A study of prekindergarten initiatives across different states in order to assess the quality of prekindergarten, the accessibility of prekindergarten and the way in which prekindergarten initiatives are integrated with other early childhood…