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Eismann Emily A., Brinkmann Carolyn, Theuerling Jack, Shapiro Robert A., July, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Childhood adversity is strongly associated with poor health and well-being in childhood and adulthood. Young children are at greatest risk during their developmental years. Child care providers can participate in preventing the impact of adversity…
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…
Simpson Donald, Mazzocco Philip J., Loughran Sandra, Lumsden Eunice, Clark Rory McDowall, Winterbottom Christian, 17 December, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parent-practitioner engagement in the early years has become a key policy in remediating the negative effects of poverty upon children's early educational outcomes. Although this approach is shared across several developed countries there has been…
Walsh Bridget A., Sanchez Claudia, Lee Angela M., Casillas Nicole, Hansen Caitlynn, July, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This exploratory study investigated the use of concepts related to families, parents, and the home in 51 state-level early learning and development standards documents. Guidelines from six national family involvement, engagement, and school-…
Hutton John S., Horowitz-Kraus Tzipi, Mendelsohn Alan L., DeWitt Tom, Holland Scott K., C-MIND Authorship Consortium, 01 September, 2015
Reports & Papers
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Background and objectives: Parent-child reading is widely advocated to promote cognitive development, including in recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics to begin this practice at birth. Although parent-child reading has been shown…
Dobbs-Oates Jennifer, Pentimonti Jill M., Justice Laura M., Kaderavek Joan N., February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study investigates the role of attitudinal variables, such as children's literacy interest and parents' reading beliefs, in conjunction with home literacy activities (HLA), in predicting children's print-concept knowledge. The objective…
Serpell Zewelanji Natashya, Mashburn Andrew J., February, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between the qualities of family-school interactions and teacher ratings of child social abilities, and an examination of the moderating influences of family characteristics, based on data collected from 2966…
Copeland Kristen A., Sherman Susan N., Kendeigh Cassandra A., Saelens Brian E., Kalkwarf Heidi J., November, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

A qualitative study of problems related to the clothing and jewelry worn by young children that hinders the outdoor vigorous physical activity in child care centers, and an examination of the tensions between parents and child care staff that…

Johnson Anna D., Martin Anne, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Petrill Stephen A., October, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of associations between household chaos, the home literacy environment, and early reading skills, based on data collected from a population of 455 twins enrolled in the Western Reserve Reading Project
Rasinski Timothy, Stevenson Bruce, April-June 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the impact of a parent-tutoring reading program on letter and word identification and reading fluency in 30 first grade students
Osterling Jorge P, Garza Armandina, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the use of partnerships between schools and Latino community-based organizations to improve the involvement of Latino parents in children's schooling
Oyemade Ura Jean, Washington Valora, Gullo Dominic F., 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between the parental involvement component of the Head Start program and the economic and social self-sufficiency of Head Start families and their children
National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds, n.d.
Reports & Papers
A comparison of the kindergarten preparedness, preschool involvement, and views on children's school readiness of parents whose children were or were not enrolled in early childhood programs implementing Strengthening Families, an effort to prevent…