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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…
Ackerman Debra J., 2018
Reports & Papers
In this report I share the results of a document-based, comparative case study aimed at increasing our understanding about the potential utility of state kindergarten entry assessments (KEAs) to provide evidence of English learner (EL)…
Cress Cynthia J., Lambert Matthew C., Epstein Michael H., August, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Strength-based assessment of behaviors in preschool children provides evidence of emotional and behavioral skills in children, rather than focusing primarily on weaknesses identified by deficit-based assessments. The Preschool Behavioral and…
Griffith Annette K., Hurley Kristin Duppong, Trout Alexandra Lynn, Synhorst Lori, Epstein Michael H., Allen Elizabeth A., September, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Over the past decade, there has been an increased need for the development and use of psychometrically acceptable measures to assess the behavioral and emotional strengths of young children served in statewide preschool and Head Start programs. One…
Petersen Douglas B., 2009
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the validity of static and dynamic measures of English reading ability with a sample of bilingual Hispanic children followed longitudinally prior to kindergarten through first grade from 63 assessments and parent or guardian…
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,…
Boller Kimberly, Bradley Robert H., Cabrera Natasha J., Raikes Helen, Pan Barbara A., Shears Jeffrey, Roggman Lori A., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the Early Head Start Father Studies, describing the study methodology, response rates, father demographics, and father child relationship
Lamorey Suzanne, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study in which the Early Interventionist Self-Efficacy Scale (EISES), an instrument measuring early intervention practitioners' perceptions of self efficacy, was developed and tested
Brandon Peter D., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the use of child care arrangements among immigrant families to non-immigrant families
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
Mortensen Dana K. Hawkins, 2000
Reports & Papers
An assessment of the effectiveness of the Padres Como Maestros (Parents and Teachers) Program in improving children?s outcomes, based on a sample of 44 low-income, Latino children from two Migrant Head Start Program centers in northern Utah