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Hustedt Jason T., Jung Kwanghee, Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Slicker Gerilyn, Q1 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
New Mexico is one of 44 U.S. states offering a public pre-K program for children at age 4. State models for pre-K vary in terms of availability, policies related to classroom quality, and populations of children served. In this study, we pool data…
Afterschool Alliance, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Afterschool Alliance’s fourth edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed accounting of the circumstances and conditions of U.S. children during the hours of 3 to 6 p.m. and compares afterschool program participation and unmet demand…
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…
Ullrich Rebecca, Schmit Stephanie, Cosse Ruth, April, 2019
Reports & Papers
This brief examines children's access to CCDBG-funded child care in states by race and ethnicity using publicly available data from fiscal year (FY) 2016, building upon CLASP's previous Disparate Access research. (author abstract)
Henderson Davis E., May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Purpose: Over-identification of Navajo Head Start children into special education on the Navajo Reservation has come to the attention of Tribal leaders, Educational leaders, and parents due to the use of invalid assessment measures. Dynamic…
Walker Christina, Schmit Stephanie, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
A recent CLASP analysis found that access to child care subsidies is sharply limited for all eligible children, but even more so for particular racial and ethnic groups and in particular states. A striking finding is that eligible Latino children…
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)
Mattingly Marybeth J., Schaefer Andrew, Carson Jessica A., Fall 2016
Reports & Papers
Access to quality, affordable child care is critical for American working families, and it is a major focus of efforts to bring about more family-friendly workplaces. In this brief, we analyze families' child care expenses and identify, among…
Morshed Alexandra B., Davis Sally M., Keane Patricia C., Myers Orrin B., Mishra Shiraz I., June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
BACKGROUND: The Child Health Initiative for Lifelong Eating and Exercise is a multicomponent obesity-prevention intervention, which was evaluated among Head Start (HS) centers in American Indian and predominantly Hispanic communities in rural New…
Lyon Kate, Geary Erin, Sparr Mariel, Buckless Brandie, Salvador Melina, Morales Julie, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
The following explains the purpose of this report: 1. Describe the Tribal Home Visiting Program, grantees, and family and community contexts that influence implementation of the program 2. Highlight the expanded reach and availability of home…
Southward Linda H., Blanchard Troy, Costello Humphrey, Hanna Heather, Buffum Lindsay, 2006
Reports & Papers
Studies of the economic vulnerability of American child care centers and expulsion of children for parental nonpayment or changes in voucher status, based on a random sample of 807 child care centers in five states
Serna Loretta A., Nielsen Elizabeth, Mattern Nancy, Forness Steven R., November 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the reliability and validity of different instruments used to identify preschool children who are at risk of developing emotional and behavioral disorders and a discussion of the implications in terms of criteria needed to determine…
United States. General Accounting Office. Health, Education, and Human Services Division, 1998
Reports & Papers
A study of several factors of the Head Start program, including the number of participants, participants' characteristics, services provided, service delivery methods, federal and non-federal dollars received and spent, and other programs providing…
United States. General Accounting Office. Health, Education, and Human Services Division, 1994
Reports & Papers
A report on the demographic factors of children that best predict preschool participation
Linebarger Deborah L., n.d.
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the influence of the Between the Lions television program on American Indian children?s early literacy skills, based on a two-year study of Head Start children from 11 aboriginal communities in New Mexico