Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Search Results

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.

You can filter your results by keyword, date, resource type, topic, location (state in which the data were collected), grant (federally funded grant that supported the research), publisher, funder, and author. And you can indicate whether to include resources with data from all states, full text, and peer-reviewed research.

Displaying 1 - 15 out of 28 results
Maxwell Kelly, Warner-Richter Mallory, Partika Anne, Franchett Audrey, Kane Maggie C., August, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report summarizes publicly available information about the coordination or inclusion of Head Start across various aspects of state and territory ECE systems. The findings are organized by nine topics: the agency housing Head Start Collaboration…
LiBetti Ashley, Mead Sara, March, 2019
Reports & Papers
This compilation of five case studies of selected exemplary Head Start programs identifies and discusses their common characteristics and challenges.
Malik Rasheed, Schochet Leila, April, 2018
Reports & Papers
Despite sometimes facing significant challenges, Head Start provides evidence-based, locally administered services to hundreds of thousands of rural children each year at one of the most critical stages of their development. This report assesses the…
United States. Government Accountability Office, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
In 2015, the Head Start child development program provided federal funds to local grantees that employed over 90,000 teachers. Some of these grantees run programs that do not run during the summer, and some teachers may, in turn, seek UI benefits to…
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…
Barnett W. Steven, Friedman-Krauss Allison, 2016
Reports & Papers
The National Institute for Early Education Research's (NIEER) State(s) of Head Start report is the first report to describe and analyze in detail Head Start enrollment, funding, quality, and duration, state-by-state. The report focuses on the 2014-…
Barnett W. Steven, Friedman-Krauss Allison, 2016
Reports & Papers
The National Institute for Early Education Research's (NIEER) State(s) of Head Start report is the first report to describe and analyze in detail Head Start enrollment, funding, quality, and duration, state-by-state. The report focuses on the 2014-…
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…
Cook Gina A., 2010
Reports & Papers
Reading success has been linked to high school completion, future job success, and future generations of children who can read. Unfortunately, children who are unable to read on grade level by the end of first grade are at a great disadvantage and…
Roggman Lori A., Boyce Lisa K., Cook Gina A., November 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of the program at the Bear River Early Head Start on the development of attachment security and cognitive skills of infants and toddlers from low-income families in northern Utah and southern Idaho, based on data from 161…
National American Indian/Alaska Native Head Start Collaboration Office, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the collaboration and professional development activities of American Indian/Alaska Native Head Start grantees, based on a survey of 153 grantees
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 01 October, 2008
Reports & Papers
Final findings from a two-year implementation evaluation of the Head Start Oral Health Initiative, which provided grants to Head Start programs to design and implement oral health promotion strategies, based on interviews with program directors, a…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 05 September, 2007
Reports & Papers
Interim findings from a two-year implementation evaluation of the Head Start Oral Health Initiative, which provided grants to Head Start programs to design and implement oral health promotion strategies, based on 1) interviews with program directors…
Eiserman William D., Shisler Lenore, Foust Terry, Buhrmann Jan, Winston Randi, White Karl R., Q1 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the feasibility of testing for hearing loss in migrant, American Indina, and Early Head Start children and an investigation into the effectiveness of implementing a hearing loss testing program within Early Head Start programs
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