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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,…
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…
Yamauchi Lois A., Im Seongah, Schonleber Nanette S., 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article describes collaboration between preschool and university educators focused on adapting the Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence (CREDE) standards for Effective Pedagogy for use in early childhood (EC) settings.…
Porter Toni, Vuong Lee, July, 2008
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the impact of Tutu and Me, a traveling two-generation preschool program in Hawaii that aims to help parents and grandparents prepare children for school, on the process quality of parent and grandparent caregiving, based on pre- and…
Brandon Peter D., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the use of child care arrangements among immigrant families to non-immigrant families
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…
Kontos Susan, Burchinal Margaret, Howes Carollee, Wisseh Steve, Galinsky Ellen, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the association between both child and classroom characteristics and children's interactions with both objects and peers, based on observations of a random selection of 225 Hawaiian young children
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…
National Summer Learning Association, n.d.
Reports & Papers
A study to identify best practices in high-quality summer learning programs serving middle school and high school students, based on a literature review, surveys from 25 programs, and follow-up interviews with some programs
Kinch Amy, Schweinhart Lawrence J., n.d.
Reports & Papers
A study of the characteristics and fundamentals of a high quality and affordable early childhood program by highlighting ten highly-rated child care programs