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Burgette Jacqueline M., Preisser John S., Rozier R. Gary, Winter 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: Nonrandomized group assignment in intervention studies can lead to imbalances in preintervention covariates and biased effect estimates. We use propensity score estimation to account for such imbalances in an Early Head Start (EHS)…
Auger Anamarie, Farkas George, Burchinal Margaret, Duncan Greg J., Vandell Deborah Lowe, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Much of child care research has focused on the effects of the quality of care in early childhood settings on children's school readiness skills. Although researchers increased the statistical rigor of their approaches over the past 15 years,…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study exploring the causal nature of relations between child care quality and children's development, based on data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care
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…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 1994
Reports & Papers
A description of the theoretical framework for the National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care, assessing relationships among family life, child care processes and child behavioral development
Bradley Robert H., Caldwell Bettye M., Ramey Craig T., Barnard Kathryn, Hammond Mary A., Siegel Linda S., 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Examines the generalizability of relationships between home environment and children's early development status across groups of white, African American and Mexican American children one to three years of age