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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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O'Neill Jennifer R., Dowda Marsha, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, Neelon Brian H., Pate Russell R., January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives. We sought to determine the extent to which child care centers in South Carolina improved physical activity practices after a new policy took effect. Methods. In 2012, South Carolina adopted new mandatory physical activity standards…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Dunn Lenay, Martella Jana, McCauley Carlas, 2014
Reports & Papers
The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO) and the Center on School Turnaround (CST) collaborated to develop case studies of three selected schools receiving SIG funds that have, with the support of their districts, promoted the use of…
Khandekar Aasma A., Augustyn Marilyn, Sanders Lee, Zuckerman Barry, April 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the implementation of a Reach Out and Read (ROR) quality improvement project as measured by the rates of age-appropriate book giving and the delivery of ROR guidance, based on data from 6 pediatric clinics and parent surveys
Massachusetts. Department of Early Education and Care, December 2008
Reports & Papers
An exploration of programs? use of state funding for quality improvement, the perceptions of service providers on their improvements in program quality, and the identification of areas that need more support by the Massachusetts Universal Pre-…
Hooks Laura McDonald, Scott-Little Catherine, Marshall Betty Jo, Brown Elizabeth Glyn, June 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the initiative undertaken by the state of South Carolina to improve the quality of preschool and kindergarten classrooms in primary schools and an evaluation of the effects of the initiative
National Association of State Boards of Education, 2005
Reports & Papers
A description of six states' efforts to improve young children's school readiness by replanning their early childhood education programs
United States. General Accounting Office, 2002
Reports & Papers
An examination of the types and effectiveness of quality improvement initiatives implemented by states with 4 percent set-aside and other funds, based on surveys from Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) lead agencies in 42 states, supplemented by…
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)
Halpern Robert, n.d.
Major Research Projects
An evaluation study of strategies planned and implemented by community-based coalitions in three cities, Boston, Chicago, and Seattle, to improve the supply, quality, affordability, and availability of out-of-school programs.