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Ramirez Rica, Cycyk Lauren M., Scarpino Shelly E., Lopez Lisa M., Hammer Carol Scheffner, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Knowing Head Start teachers' existing beliefs can help to tailor the professional development they receive on topics surrounding dual language learners (DLLs) development and best practices. Teachers who have access to accurate information that…
Piazza Peter, Frankenberg Erica, November, 2019
Reports & Papers
In the midst of this social and demographic upheaval, Penn State's Center for Education and Civil Rights (CECR) presents data illustrating the current segregation of preschool children. After reviewing updated data on segregation trends, we outline…
Kim Do-Hong, Lambert Richard G., Burts Diane C., 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although dual language learners (DLLs) are linguistically, culturally, and socially diverse, researchers usually study them in aggregate and compare them to non-DLLs. The authors' purpose was to identify subgroups of preschool DLLs using latent…
Frankenberg Erica, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report aims to begin to understand the extent to which young children enrolled in school-based preschools are in racially diverse settings. (author abstract)
Janvier Yvette M., Harris Jill F., Coffield Caroline N., Louis Barbara, Xie Ming, Cidav Zuleyha, Mandell David S., April, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early diagnosis of autism typically is associated with earlier access to intervention and improved outcomes. Daycares and preschools largely have been ignored as possible venues for early identification. This may be especially important for minority…
Espinosa Linda M., Calderon Miriam E., October, 2015
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this report and accompanying state ELDS analysis is to review a subset of states' ELDS standards for pre-k-aged children (three to five years of age) to identify the most common approaches to meeting the needs of young DLLs, to…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Given that children of immigrants form a growing share of the population of young children in the country, policymakers wishing to ensure that their prekindergarten programs are reaching children who could benefit from early education must continue…
Burchinal Margaret, Field Samuel, Lopez Michael, Howes Carollee, Pianta Robert C., Q2 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between the language, reading, and math skills of English language learners and both the proportion of instruction in Spanish and observed quality of teacher-child interactions, based on data from 357 Spanish-…
Downer Jason T., Lopez Michael, Grimm Kevin J., Hamagami Aki, Pianta Robert C., Howes Carollee, Q1 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A test of the validity of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) for the prediction of academic outcomes and the measurement of social interactions in classrooms with varying compositions of English only and dual language learners, based on…
Oades-Sese Geraldine V., Esquivel Giselle B., Kaliski Pamela K., Maniatis Lisette, May 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A profile of cognitive, psychosocial, and cultural-linguistic characteristics to create profiles of 207 Hispanic American children in Central New Jersey, an investigation of the correlation between children's social competence profiles and both…
Frede Ellen, Jung Kwanghee, Barnett W. Steven, Lamy Cynthia Esposito, Figueras Alexandra, June, 2007
Reports & Papers
The interim results through kindergarten of a longitudinal study of the impact of participation in the New Jersey Abbott Preschool Program, a publicly-funded, high-quality preschool program for children in high-poverty school districts, based on…
Chang Florence, Crawford Gisele M., Early Diane Marie, Bryant Donna M., Howes Carollee, Burchinal Margaret, Barbarin Oscar, Clifford Richard M., Pianta Robert C., 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the Spanish and English language interactions that Spanish-speaking children experience in the pre-K classroom in relation to their social and cognitive outcomes, based on data from 345 Spanish-speaking students in pre-K programs
Shackelford Jo, 2005
Reports & Papers
A discussion of how the 50 states and 6 jurisdictions that participate in the Part C program of IDEA define developmental delays and, as applicable, at risk in their definition of eligibility for services
Brandon Peter D., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the use of child care arrangements among immigrant families to non-immigrant families
Mezey Jennifer, Neas Katherine, Irish Kate, December, 2003
Reports & Papers
A study of state policies which would provide special education and early intervention services to low-income children with disabilities in child care programs