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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…
Grant Ashley A., Jeon Lieny, Buettner Cynthia K., May, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
To understand factors that might impact teacher turnover, the current study explored predictors of early childhood teachers' professional commitment, which we define as a teacher's psychological bond to their profession and work as a teacher,…
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.
Buettner Cynthia K., Jeon Lieny, Hur Eunhye, Garcia Rachel E., October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early care and education has pronounced implications for young children's social-emotional learning. Although program structural and classroom process quality indicators have been widely explored, teachers' personal social-emotional capacity has…
Ota Carrie L., 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact of participation in the First Steps: Supporting Early Language Development professional development training and First Steps combined with on-site mentoring on family child care provider-child conversational turn-taking, based…
Hall-Kenyon Kendra M., Bingham Gary E., Korth Byran B., January, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of four full-day and four half-day kindergartens in the areas of instructional quality, attendance rates, and student academic achievement, and an examination of the scores of the sub-populations of kindergarteners learning English as…
Brandon Peter D., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the use of child care arrangements among immigrant families to non-immigrant families
Smith Linda K., Vinci Yasmina, Galvan Michelle, June, 2003
Reports & Papers
A national study of child care resource and referral agencies, including services provided to parents and providers, sources and levels of agency funding, and agency data collecting activities, based on a survey of state child care resource and…
Collett Brent R., 2002
Reports & Papers
A study describing the development, implementation, and evaluation of an early intervention program designed to improve teaching strategies and practices for Head Start children with behavioral problems
Porter Toni, Habeeb Sulaifa, Mabon Sally, Robertson Anne, Kreader J. Lee, Collins Ann, 2002
Reports & Papers
A catalog, directory, and report on the evaluations of 104 local and state child care quality improvement initiatives funded through the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF)
Roggman Lori A., Boyce Lisa K., Cook Gina A., Norman Vonda K. Jump, 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the content and quality of home visits from the perspectives of Early Head Start participating parents, program staff members, and researchers in Utah and Idaho
Godfrey Michael K., 1999
Reports & Papers
An investigation of individual, familial, and child care variables related to children?s perceptions about their non-parental child care