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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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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…
Tout Kathryn, Starr Rebecca, Wenner Jennifer, Hilty Rowan, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Investments in the development or revision of state and local Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) for early care and education have increased in recent years, due in part to the Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grants…
Loesch-Griffin Deborah, Christiansen Elizabeth, Everts Joanne, Englund Lillie, Ferrara Margaret, 30 June, 2014
Reports & Papers
The state contracted with Turning Point, Inc. to carry out an evaluation of the Silver State Kindergarten Inventory of Development Statewide (SSKIDS) Pilot. This project involved the first phase of evaluating the Silver State KIDS pilot funded by…
Ackerman Debra J., February, 2014
Reports & Papers
Given the variety of publicly funded early education programs relying on observation score data, as well as the continued pressure on these programs to contain or cut operating budgets, this larger context is particularly salient as the field…
United States. Child Care Bureau, May, 2007
Reports & Papers
A description of the development and pilot of the State Internal Control Self-Assessment Instrument, an instrument for assessing states' internal controls for preventing improper payments in their administration of the Child Care and Development Fund
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Davis Elizabeth E., Grobe Deana, Kreader J. Lee, Pratt Clara C., May 2007
Reports & Papers
Findings from a study examining current child care market rate survey methods, practices, and policies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, territories, and tribes, including descriptions of challenges faced by jurisdictions in conducting…
Kauerz Kristie, June, 2006
Reports & Papers
A descriptive study of each state's kindergarten, first grade, and second grade content standards and mandatory assessments
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,…
Chow Stanley, Whitney Jan, Holland Holly, 2004
Reports & Papers
Eight case studies examining the linkages from staff development, to teacher use of instructional strategies, to the performance of K-3 students in early literacy skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension
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