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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…
Cress Cynthia J., Lambert Matthew C., Epstein Michael H., August, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Strength-based assessment of behaviors in preschool children provides evidence of emotional and behavioral skills in children, rather than focusing primarily on weaknesses identified by deficit-based assessments. The Preschool Behavioral and…
Griffith Annette K., Hurley Kristin Duppong, Trout Alexandra Lynn, Synhorst Lori, Epstein Michael H., Allen Elizabeth A., September, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Over the past decade, there has been an increased need for the development and use of psychometrically acceptable measures to assess the behavioral and emotional strengths of young children served in statewide preschool and Head Start programs. One…
Hofer Kerry G., May, 2008
Reports & Papers
An examination of alternative scoring methods for and the psychometric properties of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Revised Edition (ECERS-R), and a discussion of ECERS-R content and its implications for policy, based on secondary…
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
Harvard Family Research Project, 2002
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the design and implementation of strategic communications collaborative aimed at creating the public will and investments needed for quality and comprehensive state early care and education systems in Colorado, Florida, Illinois,…